Posts Tagged ‘essay’

I’m an amateur at a lot of things. Yes, I’m admitting this, it’s fine. Have you read this blog? It’s a lot about my amateur search for professional mastery. My gift is relating! So, I’m basically knowledgeable in a lot of areas, and one of those areas is outdoors-ing, or more specifically, backpacking-hiking. It would […]


Take out the pronouns! It’s a rule of thumb I’m going by these days, and most especially, with the messages I write to professional contacts. I produce marketing materials, events, and host/perform on contract for various organizations, meaning, my emails are often about negotiating creative decisions and administrating needs/expectations. As a contractor to an organization, […]


I tell you this, and the first thing you’re going to do is try to rebound with a Chuck Norris joke. “Maybe I haven’t heard the most hilarious one that is sure to make me laugh and change my mind entirely about the whole thing!” Or, you understand, so instead you’ll tell me the inside […]