Waiting for the magic that’s never coming

Giving out more free and vague marketing advice to people wanting to copy my hire a boss concept. The most common thing I say? I had magic (AKA Seth Godin) on my side. You can’t build a marketing plan around that. My success is deceiving. (Well, the speed of it,…

Meet my 10-year-old monkeys

I like to get things done. Must get things done. Nothing makes me happier than a crossed-off to-do list. So the various project boxes in my craft room staring me in the face drive me crazy. Especially the ones that are ancient. These two projects are remnants of our summer…

You can barf and still be brave

We rode the Loveland Pass yesterday, heading out from Keystone with the plan to make a big circle back through Dillon. Looked fun and challenging, but I thought I could handle it. What Google Maps fails to tell you is that this rode is 2000 feet straight up and 2000…

Bookpile: July 2011

* St. Lucy’s Home for Girls Raised by Wolves – Love, love, love that title, which is why I picked it for a challenge read this year. And … not what I expected. It’s short stories, which are fine, just generally unsatisfying because they offer such a brief glimpse. And…