Listing Beyond Forty

Biathlon is my favorite Winter Olympics sport

Eight years ago I was only working three days a week because I wanted to have more time my baby. (The transition from maternity leave back to working full time had been far more emotionally challenging than I had anticipated.) I didn't watch much television on my days home because there was little that aired … Continue reading Biathlon is my favorite Winter Olympics sport

Always ask for more money

Recently a friend of mine got a new job. I'm older and have more professional experience, but I won't degrade our relationship by calling it mentoring. Still, I try to give her good advice when I can, which is why when I found out she got the job I told her, "Ask for more money." "Do I … Continue reading Always ask for more money

40 more documentary film recommendations

I love documentary films. Recently a few friends have asked for recommendations for documentaries to watch. The good news is I have a list of 40 fascinating documentaries; the bad news is that list is from 2012! It's still a good list if you haven't seen all the films on it, but I've seen a … Continue reading 40 more documentary film recommendations

21 reasons women have sex they don’t want instead of saying no

I thought that after the "Cat Person" story everyone understood why women sometimes go through with sexual encounters they don't want rather than just saying no. Apparently I was wrong, and the debate continues. In an attempt to help, here are 21 reasons why a women might have sex she doesn't want rather than saying … Continue reading 21 reasons women have sex they don’t want instead of saying no

Making a list of 100 dreams was harder than I thought

Typically at the beginning of each year I make an uber list of my goals for the year. These were always things within my control that I wanted to do within the next year. This year, I decided to do something else first. I decided to make a list of 100 dreams. Making a list … Continue reading Making a list of 100 dreams was harder than I thought