Posts Tagged ‘pictures’

Update in pictures

Aside from the link roundups, I haven’t posted much lately. I thought I’d use a few photos to give a glimpse into my life currently. Maybe I’ll do this on a regular basis.

proofreading books

My proofreading reference books. I spent about half this year gradually going through an online course on how to proofread transcripts for court reporters. I finished the course in July and started marketing in the later part of last month. So far, I’ve had a few jobs and two clients. I’m definitely feeling the freelancing life out. In the long run, I hope it picks up; in the meantime, I’m glad that I’ve started.

morning light

I love the soft light in the mornings. Also, the temperatures in the mornings — and in general — are getting cooler. We also turned our air conditioning off (at least for the time being)! Yay!

tree of life earrings

I was at a networking and vendor event on Tuesday, and a customer asked if I could turn these pendants into earrings. This is the result, and I really like how they turned out.


Friday link roundup 8/7

Rose is a...

I saw these roses during a recent walk in my neighborhood

The power and importance of reading fairy tales to children.

51 poignant sentences in Western literature.

Female engineers respond to sexist reactions to an ad with “I look like an engineer” campaign.

Ever felt like someone was projecting their story onto you?  5 Projection Protection Tips.

As someone who followed the “shoulds” for a long time, I appreciate this article on Should vs Must.

Last night, I saw the singer-songwriter duo Barnaby Bright and was inspired.  Here is one of their songs.


Friday link roundup 5/22

Georgia o'keefe quote

Pictures of baby animals and their parents.  Awwww.   Whenever I need a pick-me-up, pictures of cute animals will certainly bring a smile to my face.

“We see that no matter what, we can always begin again.”  On meditation and letting go.

A TED talk on re-thinking infidelity.  It’s definitely food for thought on the nature of relationships.

On a machine that can detect depression through tracking the tone of someone’s voice and facial expressions.