Monday, May 26, 2014

things i know (this week, anyway) #32

- Taking criticism well is an art, and one which I am still trying to master.

- The above stated, it's important to know whose criticism to write off.

- As it turns out, there is no better preparation for using a teleprompter than reading books aloud to children. It requires exactly the same skill set.

- In case you didn't hear, you should change your eBay password.

- The need to end the gun violence in this country is dire. Let's start by reexamining the state of gun control and support of the mentally ill. And, most importantly, let's continue the conversation until we start to see progress. Though we may sit on opposite sides of the subject, we can all agree that too many people have died. 

- An important part of being a freelancer is reminding your client (nicely but firmly) when they still owe you a check.

- Anonymous internet commenters are the inside-the-car road ragers of the new Millenium. 

-  Having your hair and makeup professionally done and your clothing professionally styled is a lovely glimpse into how you are capable of looking. At the end of the day, it requires much more time and energy than I would be willing to devote to my appearance on a daily basis, but it's nice to know it's there. 

- There is a noodle dish for everyone