As Small Business Saturday approaches, remember that many of us micro-entrepreneurs have only virtual storefronts (they haven’t jacked up the rent here yet!). As the sole proprietor of two small businesses, this time of year is absolutely critical for ventures like mine. While I can’t welcome you into my cozy, tastefully-decorated space and offer you mulled… Continue reading Shop Small in your Pajamas: You CAN Have it All!
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[NOTE: This was written during a rough patch a couple of years back. I still have days/weeks like this.] A few summers ago I adopted a lovely big caterpillar from a friend’s backyard. Luckily for me I have another friend who is something of an expert on caterpillars, and she was able to tell me… Continue reading Some Reflections on a Caterpillar (From a Couple of Years Ago)
[This article first appeared on The Mighty on November 6th, 2017] My spouse recently asked me if I’d come to a friendsgiving party at his office. I hemmed and hawed until he needed an answer; finally I acquiesced. But then. Then there was the potluck spreadsheet. He asked if I’d make my “famous” roasted cauliflower… Continue reading My Life With an Asterisk*