The Laconic Inkdrop

"He that uses many words for the explaining any subject doth, like the cuttlefish, hide himself for the most part in his own ink." John Ray

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Moving Day

I’m beginning the process of moving all my blogs and jewelry/accessory info to Tumblr. I’m interested in too many things to have a separate blog for each of them. I don’t think I’ll disable this blog, but there will not be any new posts here. They’ll all go onto my Tumblr blog, The Laconic Inkdrop –>


The yellow flower there I made. ^_^

The Clumsy Juggler

With the money I made off a couple of textbook rentals, I bought this:

and this:

I’m supporting two start-up crafty shops. Best impulse buys ever.

Check out more awesome pump accessories at The Hanky Pancreas and more awesome general accessories at the Ever Just Curious Zibbet shop.

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Something I should wrap my head around for job hunting and interviewing.

When I worked as a magazine editor, I had a great friendship with our publisher.  Her name was (and still is, actually) Brenda. She was in her mid-40s and one of those women who just oozes confidence.  She had a wicked sense of humor, a commanding presence, and a really, really nice shoe collection.  She’d done very well for herself –  an editor by 26 (like me), a decades-long career in journalism, with a knowledge of the industry that made me want to sit at her feet and soak up everything she knew.  She was one of those people who knows how to get what she wants by treating people well, but also has an ever-so-slightly intimidating edge – just the right amount to keep people from messing with her.

Anyway, I was sitting in Brenda’s office one day, having a discussion about an upcoming issue of the magazine, and…

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Slight Reconstruction

Nemesis Watching, whilst an excellent thriller or mystery title, is too pretentious for my intent. I feel that the new title and the quote in the sub-header explain themselves, so that is all I shall say on the matter.

A lengthier post will be coming soon..ishly.