Author: Margot

6 Days of Paris Art & Culture

In one of those rare opportunities, after much adance planning, last week I went to Paris with my mom. We went to celebrate her retirement from teaching, and because my mom is an Emily Dickinson fan, she wanted to attend the International Emily Dickinson Society’s annual conference. Which just so happened to be at Paris’… Read more »

Freelancing + The Wage Gap in New York Magazine

Here’s something fun! I’m quoted in this enlightening article on how the wage gap actually widens with self-employment. For sure a must-read for anyone considering starting a business. Big huge thank yous to my boo, journalist Ann Friedman, for the interview! Here is the extended version of our interview: Ann Friedman: how long have you… Read more »

Idea files: Abitare Design Magazine

You know those days when nothing seems interesting? Just totally uninspired and blah. Easy to feel irritating, right? If you look at the internet (like you’re doing now) everything and everyone is supposed to be motivating and inspiring 24/7.  It’s insufferable sometimes. We tell young creatives to learn to be inspired by LIFE MAN, cause… Read more »

Wage gap newsletter

Usually,  I don’t post here the weeks that I send out my newsletter, but the topic of this one is so important it warrants a bit of a repost. Because I read recently that at our current rate it’ll be NINETY years before we fix the wage gap. We can do better than that. I… Read more »

Playlist: Classy Tunes for Small Folk

New (modified) Pomodoro Technique playlist for you! These are kid-friendly tunes for if your day’s to-do list also includes any littles, maybe try this. It’s mostly music not expressly made with kids in mind, but the songs still have a child-like quality to them. Got some timeless familiar crowd pleasers in it too, but nothing… Read more »