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Wordy Mornings, Udon and Ice Cream

Most of the time, I’m on a second shift schedule. Husband’s job occupies him from 2pm until 11pm or so, and has done for nearly four years now. It was tough when I was 9 to 5, but when I … Continue reading

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Freelance Profile: Staying Current

I realized the other day that the pictures I use in my “professional” profiles (LinkedIn, this site, etc…) are not at all current. While I would love to be able to say that I’ve not aged physically since 2008, it … Continue reading

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Freelance January

The people in this picture are obviously not living a 2013 Michigan January. Happily, so far, our 2013 January has not been nearly that snowy, and no one’s asked me to wear a restrictive white lacy collar. I admit I … Continue reading

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Freelance Post-Holiday: Back to Normal…

Well, the holidays are over (for us) and it’s back to the grind of work, cooking, diaper washing and general management of the perpetual juggling act that is freelance-parenthood-life. I’m sort of breathing a sigh of relief, because not only … Continue reading

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Am I *Actually* a Successful Freelancer?

I am so busy. All of the sudden. Like, I have to remind myself to go to the bathroom. Not that I’m complaining. I’ve been working toward this for a year, and it’s good to see things finally get going. … Continue reading

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Freelance Adventures: Guest Posting

Ok, third post of the week. I know. I can hardly believe it either. No guarantees for next week. Just sayin’. So what’s new on the world of freelance for Katie you ask? Guest posting, that’s what. I got an … Continue reading

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Winding Down Freelance…

There are lots of nice things about working as a freelance writer, one of them being that when you have to, you can put real life first without feeling like it’s inconveniencing your co-workers. I’ve been fortunate for this through … Continue reading

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Seven Months Free(lance)

Last night I went back and read my first freelance Friday post. I wrote it just over seven months ago, on what happened to be my sixth wedding anniversary. My tone was pretty confident, considering I was secretly six weeks … Continue reading

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In the Office

There is a small part of me that likes being in an office. And that part is alive and well… about six hours a week. Luckily for me, a friend of mine needed someone to answer phones in his law … Continue reading

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I Gots Biiiiills!

Dearest freelancing lifestyle, I yet have so much to learn about you. One of the things we give up when we leave employee status is the guarantee of a regular paycheck. Presumably, our gigs and a staggered pay schedule will … Continue reading

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