Rockstar Series 2017: Spotlight the Good

If you've been following the blog for awhile, you know that the Rockstar Series is my favorite thing about Drunk on Opportunity. I'm especially excited to present today's rockstar to you: Mikaela Conley. Not only is Mikaela an accomplished journalist, a loving sister/daughter/friend,  avid yogi, and excellent adventure buddy; she's making the internet a more positive place. …

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Exciting News!

For those of you that don't know, I'm the director of development (aka head fundraiser) at a kickass nonprofit called The Financial Clinic. The "Clinic" works to build financial security and to promote financial mobility for America's working poor. "What the heck does that mean?" you say. It means we work to make it possible …

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Newsflash: I Crave Structure

Ok so.. for someone in the world, working part time from home is dream come true.  Forgive me for sounding ungrateful, but I'm not that person.  I like to busy, frantic even.  I'm only working collectively, say 15-20 hours per week, and since I only have one class and my thesis is plugging along, well...I …

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Working from Home

Last week I finished my internship and began life as a freelancer.  Nowadays, I work from home for two companies on a project basis.  It's been...an adjustment.  I'm a little bit high strung, so being in the house all day can be a challenge.  When I'm not doing work, I've found lots of ways to …

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I’m an Adjunct!

Sooo, I'm teaching an undergraduate course at Brooklyn College this semester (squeee!).  I was a little intimidated when I first got the job, but after the AMAZING support of my department and some alums, I felt completely prepared and ready to take on teaching at the university level.  I spent the summer drafting a syllabus, …

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