So I have this Facebook friend. She has, shall we say, modelling aspirations, and frequently posts photos from her shoots.
There are a few classy ones – think long flowy dresses on the beach – but by and large they’re more of the bikinis, cars and leery guy mag ilk. Topless, even with strategic coverups.
It’s equal parts mesmerising and gross, but aside from the pictures, I really enjoy the rest of her status updates. Ever had a similar situation on Facebook? Maybe it’s time I hide her posts.
Links I liked this week:
Cents and Nonsense shares a few stories of financial fails from younger, foolhardier days
Even if you are not a writer, read Obsessions of a Workaholic’s piece imagining a life without writing, and substitute another passion of yours
Warren at Married with Luggage struggles to reconcile his real self and ideal self
Loved this post on Dinner: A Love Story by Dan Coyle on nurturing your kids’ talent without being a psycho parent
I’m in love with lentils, and want to try this red lentil and coconut soup via the $120 Food Challenge
It’s okay to want something different than you did before; it’s okay to change your mind and leave a passion or job you always wanted behind. From revolution.is
Dollars and Deadlines reminds us of the importance of saying no, especially for freelancers
I haven’t linked to Bullish for awhile but I’m rectifying that with Jen’s latest on how to recover from a stalled career
Blast from the past:
A year ago I asked for your take on the pros and cons of living with friends, and touched on how my dreams have changed over time.
The year before that I indulged in a very decadent day by my standards and talked about my family history and its effect on my money personality. Apparently I was feeling pretty introspective, also writing that post on having immigrated at a young age and tattoos and heritage (and, er, I’d forgotten all about the resolution at the end of that post).
And in 2009 I asked what you’d do if money was no object, contemplated the life of an army wife and counted my relationship blessings.
Hope your weekends are going well!