Category Archives: Daily Life

Adventures in the daily life of a telecommuter.

Organization is For the Lazy

I remember in college, I visited my girlfriend’s dorm room and saw her very neat and organized desk. Each subject had its own binder. Work was placed in sections with colorful folders. There was a wall calendar with assignment deadlines written in different colored ink (each color signified a different subject). Needless to say, I was impressed and I told her so.

She just waved her hand at me … >>Continue reading Organization is For the Lazy

The Telecommuting Lifestyle Definitely Has Its Perks

The Boston Globe had a great article a few days ago about telecommuting, how it began and where it’s likely to be going. The article, Telecommuters Tout Perks of Lifestyle, was loaded with interesting perceptions and tid-bits of information.

Loaded with real-life examples, the article noted a few statistics:
In 2005, 44 percent of U.S. companies offered at least some telecommuting options, according to a… >>Continue reading The Telecommuting Lifestyle Definitely Has Its Perks

Telecommuter Travels

The point of telecommuting is that you don’t have to commute. You work where you live and live where you work which is, for the most part, awfully convenient and comfortable. It certainly does save on gas expense and vehicle maintenance, not to mention the wear and tear on your brain having to navigate busy highways full of other commuters.If you’re telecommuter, working at home sometimes brings with it some… >>Continue reading Telecommuter Travels

One Great Benefit of Working at Home

Yesterday I celebrated President’s Day at the dentist office getting a root canal. My children celebrated it with their father going out to eat, doing some shopping and then working on some fencing in the yard. I scheduled my dentist appointment so that I could work all morning, get my root canal in the afternoon and then come home to rest since my husband would be home that day… >>Continue reading One Great Benefit of Working at Home

TelecommutingJournal is Born

TelecommutingJournal – featuring news, tools and resources for telecommuters and wannabes has finally begun after years of thinking about it.I would like to thank Rob (the support guy in the little chat box) who helped me get things moving in the right direction and I’d also like to thank WordPress for the increasingly nice blog tools they provide. >>Continue reading TelecommutingJournal is Born