Tagged with choice

Looking on the bright side

I had a chat today with a colleague and friend. We’re about the same age, and have been working for about the same number of years (30+ for me, close to the same for her plus school and family). She said, “When does all this hard work start to pay off?” We talked about it … Continue reading

Facebook philosophy

I use Facebook frequently (as I’ve written about before). It is a valuable tool for me for staying connected to friends. I have learned many interesting things – read about news and events that I otherwise would be unaware of. I’ve been entertained, moved, challenged by post from friends and strangers. I’ve been on Facebook … Continue reading

Childless by Choice

I am childless by choice. I am not childless because of lack of opportunity or failure of circumstance to enable me to attempt conception, childbirth and motherhood. I have consciously chosen not to have children, and by extension have made choices in my life that eliminated motherhood as one of its characteristics. I have no … Continue reading

What I understand about Occupy Wall Street

In truth, based on the title this posting should be blank, as I still do not understand it. I hear the messages, but cannot make the connection between what people are complaining about, who/what they are blaming, and the actions they are taking to protest/highlight those things. 1. There is no guaranteed formula for success. … Continue reading