I seem to be carving out a freelance writing niche: Salvadoran breweries. Around the same time my DRAFT Magazine article on Brew Revolution was published, I interviewed David Falkenstein, co-founder and general manager of Cadejo Brewing Company. Yesterday, I published a blog post about it on the Huffington Post: Brewing Local Pride.
Today is Spanish Friday: Blog post in Spanish; English translation below.No, esto no es una entrada política. Es sobre mi primer articulo publicado en una revista: “Unexpected beer spot: El Salvador,” de la edición de marzo/abril 2013 de DRAFT Magazine.Andy Newbom, co-fundador y dueño de Brew Revolution.
This ain’t your mama’s Crock Pot:
Today is my last day of work. Well, last day of full-time, paid employment for who knows how long.I start Spanish at FSI on Monday. We’ll be packing out for San Salvador some time late this summer.
In the days immediately following our April wedding, my husband and I indulged in romantic candlelit meals, side-by-side massages and nighttime strolls by the water. But we weren’t on a typical all-inclusive getaway of a honeymoon. We weren’t even in a different state.
I redesigned my blog. It’s not vastly different but I thought I’d liven it up by moving away from the default WordPress theme and adding some color. Sadly, this process has taken me hours of trial and error with various PHP, CSS and HTML coding combinations and poring over web development support forums.
(Photo credit)The question I dread most when I tell people I am moving to El Salvador because my husband is in the Foreign Service is, “What are you going to be doing?” I know people are just curious and genuinely want to know. I know I am projecting my own career- and identity-related insecurities ontoContinue reading “Freelance Writing Abroad”
What would you do if you could start over, career-wise? Or maybe “start over” isn’t the correct way to put it, as that implies beginning from the bottom. What would you do if given a second chance to choose your professional path? With minimal risk and 110% support from your spouse?
I’m married now! It is wonderful. And actually, it’s not much different than the way things were before I was married, except I’m now living with the love of my life instead of just spending excessive amounts of time together while maintaining separate abodes.