Today I was talking with one of my fellow teachers at work and she was talking to me because she wanted to help me network with whatever it was I wanted to do. I told her that what I did wasn’t really the most appropriate thing to bring into a school of business. She didn’t understand so I showed…
I get this a lot. I am a chemist by trade, and one of the few that I’ve met that has a creative side. What you do for money and what you do for pleasure shouldn’t always be the same thing.
I struggle with this too. But then I think, why shouldn’t I love a bunch of different things? Why can’t I love baking and photography and chemistry and knitting, and choose only one to be my career? Who cares if it doesn’t fit. And who cares if I don’t fit the persona that goes along with any of them?
I think Katie is wonderful. And I am sick of people who judge others in this stupid unthinking way, who just assume that everyone is the way they “seem.” I’m sick of black and white.