My 11 Worst Financial Mistakes


Finance

I’ve been wanting to do a series about my personal finance journey. I have a few posts planned that track my relationship with money growing up, my progress thus far, and new endeavors I have planned.  For a hot second I wanted to start a separate finance blog called ‘Jen and the Bens’ but someone else has a similar name and it’s hard enough running two sites. But as I’ve gotten older and my interests have expanded, I’ve realized how important it is […]

March 8, 2019

Year of the Boar


Personal

This is the January New Years post I never posted and now am posting. My partner and I were talking about how in 2018 we laid down a lot of groundwork that will lead to new places in 2019. My going back to school, and the plans I have after, the promotion he’d been working […]

February 18, 2019

158 Drafts


Personal

I am a writer who struggles to self-identify as a writer. I’ve never felt deserving of the moniker and while there’s a lot to unpack in there, let’s just vaguely say that I am slowly getting better. A side effect of this lack of confidence is a lot of writing that never sees the light […]

February 13, 2019

Standing Still in 2018


Personal

2018 was a year of changes for me, more so than any has been recently. After starting at Blue Sky, I found some stability, but not safety. I was restless and frustrated. When I had friends and family my age buying houses and settling in to what would hopefully stay their ‘forever’ homes/careers, I was […]

January 1, 2019

This is 29


Personal

I don’t like New Years. I like the sentiment though. The goal setting is well-intended, but the timing doesn’t really make sense. There’s no flow to it. My birthday is my actual new year for me. Twenty-nine years since I was born. It’s easier to think about years in that way because it’s an anchor […]

November 1, 2018

The Leaves Are Changing But I Haven’t


Personal

Happy October! As I haven’t updated since before school started, and because some exciting new things have happened to me, now seemed like a good time to share that! Cartoon Brew The biggest thing that spurred me to post is that I’ve been published on Cartoon Brew! The article is about an upcoming animation symposium […]

October 2, 2018