Category Archives: 2nd Career

Why eBay won’t be my 2nd job

Blog readers will know that we ran up against a wall recently when failing parts on the car necessitated a paycheck’s worth of repairs. My paychecks are always already committed to the last dime and previous medical bills have already erased … Continue reading

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No Miracle Worker

As a girl I read Helen Keller’s story. I was horrified by it on some level – the blind, deaf and mute child shut off from all real contact with her world, living an almost feral existence – but so inspired … Continue reading

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Still here!

A supporter recently reached out to me, saying that whenever there was a long pause in blogging he wondered if we’d finally been sucked under.  Nope, we’re still here treading water. 🙂 The long pauses in blogging are mostly due … Continue reading

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