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Why NOT be a community resource?

Love me some Kelly Diels. Her writing about FLEB (Female Lifestyle Empowerment Brand) tactics and nastiness were instrumental in identifying and then breaking free of some negative things in my own life. Today’s piece for Medium definitely pinged me on … Continue reading

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What if you want to charge less? Other thoughts about pricing.

And maybe still working out some stuff around previous-doula-org, too. “Knowledge without mileage equals bullshit.” – Henry Rollins The other day I was talking about raising my prices as a jewelry designer and metalsmith. Today I’m going to talk aboutย droppingย my … Continue reading

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And while we’re on the subject of the shop…

The Etsy store is open again while I finish the new website/shop which will (hopefully, fingers crossed) be live sometime in June…   Slowly, slowly, it’s filling back up.

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Prices. A thing we wrestle with. But it is important, so wrestle and above all charge what you’re worth.

Pricing has always been one of the things I’ve always struggled with as a designer. Believe it or not, it can feel really hard to charge money for your work. To ask people to pay you what something is really … Continue reading

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Welcome Home

Since we moved back to Los Angeles last August, it’s been a process of figuring out what old thingsย that Iย wanted to pick back up and finding new things to take the place of stuff that no longer quite fits. One … Continue reading

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I did a thing.

Its’ been a year and a half since I touched a hammer or pair of pliers. I have no new stones, no new metals, I’m missing supplies, I’m out of butane but by golly, I did a thing. It feels … Continue reading

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And so it goes

Today was a little bit demoralizing when I got a nice email from a well known health food store chain, telling me that I wasn’t qualified to work in their store as a part time bakery assistant and barista. See. … Continue reading

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