Month: June 2019

Farmer’s Market

How many times have I written about the farmer’s market? Well one more at least. Had a great morning at the farmer’s market today. Got up at 6:30 to get there early. I go to the one at the Sedgwick County Extension Office. I… Continue Reading “Farmer’s Market”

Blue Sky Day Result

Sometimes my blue sky days are completely out there, sometimes they are noodling on a particular issue. This time I was thinking about how to best do a new class for the fall. It is a course in business tax, which is hard and… Continue Reading “Blue Sky Day Result”

Maker Faire!

On Saturday we went to Maker Faire in KC. After lots of hemming and hawing, we drove and parked onsite. There was a cool art installation in the courtyard.

Blue Sky Day

Have to travel for work. My usual plan is to leave as early as possible to avoid delays. Alas, the odds are not in my favor. Flight late, getting me to Chicago after my next flight leaves. So I declare a blue sky day.… Continue Reading “Blue Sky Day”

Getting Ready for MakerFaire!

Yesterday was a day. The good news is that the Husband got another job. He’s on contract withholding a big company. His contract was up on June 30. But he ran into another manager who offered him another contract in her department. Only my… Continue Reading “Getting Ready for MakerFaire!”


I love planners. I’ve loved them since I was a teenager coveting the Filofax my sister carried. But planners rarely have exactly what I want. So I made my own.

Tips for a Successful Remote Job

Working remotely is a challenge. There’s a risk of out of sight, out of mind. What can you do to help make your remote job successful? Here are a few.

Chicklets’ Adventure

Yesterday was the middle chicks’ first day outside. It was the first day that the temperature outside was high enough for the chickens. It has been warmer, but the chicklets needed higher temps at that point.

Remote Work Pros and Cons

As I said in my earlier post, I work remotely. I’ve been on all sides of the remote worker scheme. In my last job, I was an office worker who worked extensively with remote employees, a remote employee who worked with on-site workers, and… Continue Reading “Remote Work Pros and Cons”

Working Remotely

So one of the really great things in my world is that I work remotely. I have a very specific set of skills that appealed to an organization that was looking for an instructional designer a couple years ago.