Category Archives: 101 Things

I gave a speech and it was this big

SheKnows Media posted the speeches from the #BlogHer15 conference, and I finally got to see how my speech went down, free from the fog of memory and fear. I cued it up below to start one minute in, after my introduction … Continue reading

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My #BlogHer15 Recap as a Timid and Squeamish VOTY Featured Honoree: From Excited to Terrified to Exuberant

TL;DR: I made it through my terrifying speech as a VOTY featured honoree just fine, met inspiring people, and learned a lot at #BlogHer15, and although I’m a timid introvert, I even socialized. #BlogHer15 Recap: The Long Version A shortened version of my video … Continue reading

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Take a glassblowing class

{MultiMEDIA Splice — join me by linking up a glass-related post or a multimedia post on any topic.} “If you treat glass right, it doesn’t crack. If you know the properties, you can make things; the color of dusk and night … Continue reading

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I accidentally angered a psychic

I’m not superstitious. Sure, I knock on wood when something could jinx me, and I throw salt over my shoulder when I upset the shaker. And there was the Great Fortune Cookie Scare of 2011. I see my little rituals … Continue reading

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Beyond 101 Things: 14th Quarterly Report

14th quarterly report: July – Sept., 2014 It’s been a slow couple of months on the blog. My summer was filled with tennis, and now that I am back to work this fall, my days are consumed with school. I … Continue reading

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When the interviewer gets interviewed

{Read the article: Part 1; Part 2} When you’re a timid introvert, a perk of being a reporter is that you’re never the subject of the story. Fresh out of college, I worked as a reporter for a small town … Continue reading

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Beyond 101 Things: 13th Quarterly Report

13th quarterly report: April – June, 2014 It was a slow spring, but I had a blast with a Gargle Blaster, a bash on the Brooklyn Bridge, and a smash at a charitable tennis tournament. Plus, who wouldn’t want to … Continue reading

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Beyond 101 Things: 12th quarterly report

12th Quarterly Report: January – March, 2014 I had worried that I would have nothing to write about once I finished my list of 101 things in 1001 days. In this first quarterly report after finishing, that seems to have … Continue reading

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101 things in 3 minutes

(Video link) “Reach out your hand if your cup be empty, If your cup is full may it be again.” –“Ripple” by the Grateful Dead I still feel the effects of completing 101 things in 1001 days rippling through my … Continue reading

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New life amid the polar vortex

“If a plant cannot live according to its nature, it dies; and so a man.” — Henry David Thoreau I called myself out back in November for not giving an earnest effort to grow sunflowers even though I had checked … Continue reading

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