Farewell to The Professor: Remembering Neil Peart

Farewell to The Professor: Remembering Neil Peart

I’m a Neil Peart fan.  Friends and family have been offering me condolences as though he were my family member for the past few days after the surprisingly ubiquitous news of his death has been permeating the media. I didn’t post something on Facebook or...
The Gift

The Gift

A while ago I wrote about how to cope when you’re a freelancer and the phone isn’t ringing. But I never considered how you cope when the doorbell rings and suddenly an abundance of work spills in. So, what do you do when something good happens? If...
Why I Work On Vacation

Why I Work On Vacation

First of all I LOVE my work. Don’t tell my clients, but I would do it for free. (And, I often do.) So, vacation without work would be like vacationing without getting up early and going for a run. It would be like vacationing without sticking to my keto diet. It...
Walking Meditation

Walking Meditation

I love walking almost as much as my dog loves walking. So, after a long day of impatience and non-productivity I leashed up my dog who’d been very patient with me that day. We both needed a walk. But as we headed out down the sidewalk in our historic,...
Not Noticing When We’ve Arrived

Not Noticing When We’ve Arrived

I began this blog, ADayOn.com, 10 years ago to encourage myself to quit my job and embark on a new way of making a living… and a life. I was trying to teach myself how not be afraid to step off the conveyor belt of job after job after job and into, what then...