ways to make money in grad school

6 Weird Ways to Make Money as a Grad Student

Graduate school is an odd season of life. While many work full time during graduate studies, often others, like me, discover their graduate program isn’t a good complement to a standard full-time job and, like me, seek alternate ways to maintain an income while working towards the next career goal. For me, during even the…

Favorite Things – Spring 2015

Lately I am enjoying more photography and appreciation of small delights around Hawk Hill. In this spring “Favorite Things” posts I got herb bouquets, art, and kittens. I’ve been trying to be more intentional about appreciating less glamorous things as beautiful- enter these sage blossoms and fennel fronds. Hardly standouts in the garden, they made…

Cold Brewed Herbal Teas

5 Tips to Kick the Soda Habit for Good

I stopped drinking soda in January of 2013. I’d tried a few times before, and learned a lot, but it wasn’t until 2013 that I was ready to kick the habit for you. Like most behavior changes, it’s nearly impossible to just “stop” doing something, but replacing behaviors comes much easier. Instead of giving up…

A Beginning

This post updated: Yes! The front door of Hawk Hill is lime green! This is a new blog about life on a farm in Joplin, MO. On December 1, 2010 I bought my first home, 3 acres just off the main road in Joplin, MO.  6 months later the Joplin Tornado struck.  The 80 year…