Hey, Jen! It’s me – “future Jen”. Yes, that sounds impossible. You’re gonna have to trust me (even though you don’t trust anyone right now.)Continue Reading “Letter to my 12-Year-Old Self”
The Congresswoman is reactionary, mean, and causing obstruction.
Republican Congressman Tom Graves chose not to run for re-election in 2020. He was representing Georgia’s 14th District, and announced that he would step down from Congress in October.
In June of 2020, a primary was held to determine which of the many Republicans running to represent the 14th District of Georgia would be the one to do it. Candidates included: Andy Gunther, Ben Bullock, Matt Laughridge, Kevin Cooke, Bill Hembre, Clayton Fuller, John Barge, and John Cowen (a neurosurgeon). The list also included Marjorie Taylor Greene (a wealthy businesswoman).Continue Reading “Marjorie Taylor Greene Must Go”
You posted your most recent piece of art on your Twitter account to show your friends and fans. Someone you have never interacted with responds with an @ to an account you’ve never heard of and with a string of letters and numbers that look like complete gibberish. What’s going on?Continue Reading “How to Protect Your Art from NFT Art Thieves on Twitter”
Running away will not magically prevent the NRA from facing legal consequences.
On January 15, 2021, the Associated Press reported that the National Rifle Association announced that it has filed for bankruptcy protection and will seek to incorporate in Texas.Continue Reading “NRA Declares Bankruptcy and Wants to Move to Texas”
This piece of writing was originally posted on social media on September 11, 2020. It is a true story about what happens when an order of ice cream is delivered to the wrong house during the COVID-19 pandemic.
I read “Ice Cream Delivery” on episode 065 of Words of Jen.Continue Reading “Ice Cream Delivery”
I wrote this blog in not one, but two, posts on a website that no longer exists. The website format was ideal for very short blog posts, and writers got paid by the page click. After the website closed, I put the two parts of this story together in one piece.
I read “The Can of Tuna Rolled Away” on episode 064 of my Words of Jen podcast.
I read “Dreaming of Buffets” on episode 058 of Words of Jen.
My husband and I are at a pizza place that we used to frequent before we moved halfway across the country. It has a small buffet in the corner that includes slices of pizza with a variety of toppings. There is a salad bar, baked chicken, and a small selection of desserts.Continue Reading “Dreaming of Buffets”
AB5 went into effect in California on January 1, 2020. The purpose was to require employers to provide “gig workers” the same benefits that they offer to their employees. At first glance, it sounded like it had the potential to provide protections to freelance writers. Unfortunately, there were some problems with this law.Continue Reading “Changes to California’s AB5 Protect Freelance Workers”
Judge Robert Broadbelt III, of the Superior Court of Los Angeles County in California, has ordered Donald Trump to pay Stormy Daniels $44,100 to cover legal fees in the battle over her nondisclosure (NDA) agreement. This was reported by The Guardian, as well as several other news outlets.Continue Reading “Trump Must Pay $44,100 to Stormy Daniels”