One perk of the new job is free gym access. I didn’t know about this particular perk when I accepted the position – though it alone is a big selling point for me. I need you to realize how novel this is for me. I’m frugal and all about convenience. I’ve never paid for, and honestly […]

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|lunch date| Life in pieces makes a whole

This has unexpectedly been a summer of change you guys. In June it became clear I needed to leave my budget-strapped nonprofit and I began a serious job search. To say the environment was toxic is an understatement and the last few months…
The chaos of creativity {PilotingPaperAirplanes.com}
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|inspiration| The chaos of creativity

Why is it that inspiration always - and I do mean always - comes as I'm getting ready in the morning or on my walk to work? Moments when I can't jot some notes in a post draft. "I'll do it when I get to work," I always say. "All I need is…
30 birthday photo story {PilotingPaperAirplanes.com}
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|lately| Birthday photo story

FINALLY getting these posted! It's not a complete "story" as I don't have any photos of the cookout party. I was too busy chatting and doing real life to have my phone out I guess. It was a fabulous 30th weekend! Brother and SIL from New…
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|lunch date| Creative workouts

Since I missed National Donut Day yesterday (gasp! I know, it was hard) let's meet for brunch at a favorite little bakery for coffee, bagels and donuts. I want it all, right now. Fair warning, I haven't eaten yet, so you may want to let…