Category Archives: Working Life

  1. The threat of dead house plant

    April 24, 2017 by Jen

    Geronimo is a big, beautiful, waxy green spathiphyllum* who is 3.5 feet tall and at least that wide. After some …
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  2. Copyright and Copywrong

    February 26, 2017 by Jen

    “It’s on the Internet, so it must be okay to use it.” Nooooooooooooooooo. As a long-time writer and blogger who …
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  3. The Wax in My Coffee

    February 4, 2017 by Jen

    One day last week I was running late by the time I made it to the kitchen for my morning …
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  4. 5 Ways Getting a Graduate Degree Is Like Buying a Car


    December 30, 2014 by Jen

    One of the highlights of December 2014 was making the last of my student loan payments. I felt like the …
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  5. The 12 Gifts Adulthood Gave to Me


    December 27, 2014 by Jen

    On the first day of Christmas, adulthood gave to me…a dishwasher full of clean plates On the second day of …
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  6. Workouts for Apartment Living, 2.0

    August 28, 2014 by Jen

    Living in an apartment has its own unique charm. Even though many apartment complexes boast state-of-the-art workout facilities on site, …
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  7. My Dumbphone Speaks Latin

    November 26, 2013 by Jen

    …what can your smartphone do? Recently, my aging phone has begun to talk back. In Latin. In complicated Latin. Any …
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  8. How to Defeat Monster Stresses


    November 18, 2013 by Jen

    Day-to-day life is full of stresses. I have a secret for dealing with them, and I’m about to share it …
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  9. Goals for Fall 2013

    September 22, 2013 by Jen

    Welcome to the world, Fall 2013! I’ve been planning for your arrival, and I’ve got a full to-do list lined …
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  10. In-desk-ribable

    September 15, 2013 by Jen

    The Snark is back! (As I have written before, the summertime Snark retracts its claws, curls up on a sunny …
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