A portrait of four people doing the best they can

Shawn Blanc suggested that people use today to link articles we found valuable some time ago. I searched my Instapaper queue and found several. Here’s the latest installment. Check for more throughout the day. Previous contributions can be found here.

We Ride the Polar Express and It Stinks. Something I wrote for Parenting Magazine’s blog (my first paid blogging gig) way back in 2006. I look at it today wish I could re-write it, and maybe I will. But it still makes me chuckle a bit as is.

Accountability

Shawn Blanc suggested that people use today to link articles we found valuable some time ago. I searched my Instapaper queue and found several. Here’s the latest installment. Check for more throughout the day. Previous contributions can be found here.

How to Hold Yourself Accountable As a Writer. A nice post from Leo Babauta that describes seven simple steps, like having a person you trust function as a “virtual boss” who will hold you accountable for your work.