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Weekend Recap – ANF Challenge

Well…seems I’ve fallen little short of my two-posts-per-week goal lately.  Apologies (and thank you) to the 5-7 people who read the blog regularly – I do enjoy going on about myself in this little corner of the Internet, but it’s been an unexpectedly crazy few weeks at work.  I spent a good chunk of that time not knowing whether I was on the verge of tears or maniacal laughter, but have since realized with help from my wise mother that not allowing work to control 95% of my thoughts (the other 5% going to food, obviously) will result in better mental health.

So, to focus on other things, here are a few photos from this weekend… (how’s that for a smooth segue?)

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Five Interesting Podcasts

Over the past few months, I’ve started turning to podcasts instead of music for entertainment on my drive to work (when I’m not listening to one of the Harry Potter audiobooks, of course).  Most of the songs I’ve downloaded to my phone are for working out, making them a little too upbeat and fast for my mornings pre-coffee.  I realize I could just join the rest of the 21st century on Spotify and search for new, quieter playlists, but in the meantime, here’s a roundup of podcasts that actually hold my attention span.  You can subscribe to them on the Podcasts app for iPhone or listen online.



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What I’ve Learned in My First Job Out of College

Good morning!  I hope you had a lovely weekend.  As I promised on Friday, I didn’t do much other than catch up on the best show that has ever been on television (Grey’s Anatomy) and finish some work I put off during the week, so I don’t have any photos to share today.  Instead, below is a guest post I recently wrote for Girls Actually.  I felt old and creepy almost as soon as I started working on it (the audience for that site is a bit younger than mine), but watching ten episodes of Grey’s took precedence over coming up with a new idea.  So, without further ado…

Career Lessons I Learned in My First Job Out of College

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My work environment looks nothing like this but please roll with it

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