Category Archives: Myself

Figuring out who I am

What Do YouTube? Rev 2

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Some time ago I wrote about some of the channels/ creators I had discovered during COVID.  If you missed it you can read it here: https://beckypalmer.me/what-do-youtube/ Since then I’ve discovered some different ones that I am enjoying quite a bit, so I thought I’d share my newer playlist and (hopefully) find out what other folks are watching as well. #1 Randy… Read more »

Work It?

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I have joked a lot about figuring out what “What I want to be when I grow up”.  I was told a very long time ago that if you didn’t figure it out by the time you turn 50 you don’t have to.  Well, I turned 50 in December. I guess I don’t have to figure anything out! But all… Read more »

Mother Shaming

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Some time ago I stated that I was part of the “only group it’s still OK to put down” and stated that group is the childless by choice. Turns out I was wrong- there are a few other groups that apparently are still fair game, and – lucky me- I’m a part of another one.  This group is daughters with… Read more »

New Year, New Me?

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I normally write about fun holidays that land on a Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday, but January 17th is “Ditch your Resolution Day”.  I typically don’t make resolutions in the first place, so why am I bringing this up? As part of a leadership/ personal development program I am enrolled in at work we are reading Stephen Covey’s best seller “The… Read more »

50 Reasons Why

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Well, it finally happened.  I turned 50 this past week. People keep asking me how I feel.  The answer is I have no idea.   I have been low-key dreading this for some time now, but now that it’s actually here I don’t know what I was expecting. I certainly don’t feel like I thought I would when I thought about… Read more »