Monthly Archive:: January 2012

A few financial management tips

After working all day on my business taxes (year-end and fourth quarter…I need a mocha!), my thoughts are firmly stuck in the financial realm. So let’s stick with that topic and talk about some tips for managing your freelance finances. Some of these are US-specific and some apply worldwide, so especially if you’re an overseas

Off-topic: travel A-Z

To reward myself for finishing part of my taxes, here’s a spinoff of Jill Sommer’s post on the ABCs of traveling; a great Internet meme for language geeks! I agree with Jill that just assembling this list brought back some fabulous memories, and just for fun, it also prompted me to tally all of the

My favorite mistake

No, not the Sheryl Crow song, the Newsweek/Daily Beast Column. Maybe I just love reading about other people’s mistakes, but the last-page “My Favorite Mistake” essay is my favorite part of the redesigned Newsweek. Written by famous people of various flavors, these columns just reinforce the fact that whether it’s Madeleine Albright wearing her “three

Thoughts on Translation 2011 annual report

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Note from Corinne: I know this is a little self-congratulatory, but I actually find these annual reports interesting!! Feel free to skip this post if it doesn’t interest you. Here’s an excerpt: The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This