Pimpin’ Ain’t Easy…

Pimpin’ Ain’t Easy…

...But It's Necessary. - Ice Cube, Down for Whatever A few weeks ago I told you that I landed the unpaid summer internship I was hoping for. Unpaid. There is no price I can put on the incredible experience I will gain over this summer. Pamela asked me in the comments if I was going to start pimping my blog to pay the bills. I didn't get into blogging to make money. For quite a while I scoffed at the blogs that had advertising while quietly admiring those who are so successful with advertising on their blogging that they blog for a living. Experience doesn't pay the bills, and things such as professionalism and confidentiality foreclose blogging about any of that experience. I've added advertising tonight. My hope isn't to…
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Going Postal?

Going Postal?

The air was cold and there was a thin fresh layer of snow on the ground on a cloudy afternoon in late January. My neighbor who looks after a few children, as well as her own, during the day had just put all of the little people down for their naps when someone started pounding on her door and ringing her doorbell over and over. My home in Sioux Falls sets above street level by approximately three to three and a half feet. This means that the portion of the driveway from the sidewalk (at street level) to the main driveway (by the house) is about a 20º to 25º incline. It's not so steep that I cannot drive up and down it in the winter, but it's steep enough…
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