I did this, with slightly more of a concept of my second career (but not much). It was like being the 5th cast member of Girls, but everything worked out.
Paying to get your taxes done is a tax deduction for next year! It's only $300 and such a no-brainer deduction. My biggest anxiety as a freelancer was biz dev/pipeline.
Reading this story and the comments made me realize I have less empathy than most people, apparently.
Maybe she should fake her own murder and frame him for it?
This made me want to move to Detroit. I'm assuming that these halcyon days are over now tho.
Can we add healthcare to the mix so we can start saying THEM careers, creating a humorous "who's on first" situation whenever the phrase is mentioned?
I like the perspective here, as someone who only dabbles in creative pursuits but daydreams about doing them full time, but then is sobered by the reality of that. I'm always intrigued by people who are so passionate about writing/music/etc. that they see it as their only possible path to making a living.
I hate it so much! But home-cooked food really is better for your budget and your figure (#cleaneating) so until I can afford to eat nothing but Sakara Life food delivery, I have to do it.
I will let y'all in on a little secret (not really a secret): yoox.com Stalk all your favorite designers, add things to your dream box (wish list), and wait for their crazy sales. I've gotten $800 designer boots for $200 and similar sick deals. Their discounts are unreal.
Have worked in the industry in various capacities. Lots of women near the top, but 90% of the time men are in the real decision-making positions. At least that's better than in other industries where men are on top 98% of the time :/