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Hate

Hate has become sterilized as a word. We’ve used it too often in situations or in describing things or people that did not warrant the use of the word. Like killing a fly with a sledgehammer. We use the word hate to describe how much  we dislike a vegetable or a T.V. show. I hate Alzheimer’s.  I hate it with…

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Know Your Worth

I don’t actively freelance anymore. But when I did, I did not charge enough. I would undercut myself. I read something that really struck me on a blog aimed at freelance developers. The writer said he once asked someone he looked up to, “Why should I charge so much for something that is so easy for me to do?” The…

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The Great Valentine’s Day Facebook Massacre

I made the following Facebook post on Valentine’s Day: Some people reacted as if I were against love, romance, and chocolate. First let us all get something straight and perfectly clear:  I am never against chocolate. Especially chocolate pie. Mmmm. Pie. One friend, for some reason, tagged me in the comments on a posted story about a couple who has…

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