Author Archives: Amelia E. Adler

About Amelia E. Adler

Born in '89, bibliophile, TV shows lover, nerd, dreamer. I stole your job. Tweet me @Amelia_E_Adler.

Too little too late.

We were fifteen. I was too big, too much of a bookworm, too introverted. I was lonely. People whom I desperately wanted to call friends seemed satisfied with themselves. I was only their friend when something needed to be done … Continue reading

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Feeling very demotivated.

61 year old mother signed up to a gym recently and is going almost every day to either pilates, something called “healthy spine”, or just to use a treadmill and some of the other machines. I don’t even have the … Continue reading

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This is where I quote Amanda Palmer and Horace in one post. And it’s sort of depressing.

It is eleven fifteen in the evening. I am sitting in my room, all alone, my eyes drooping and my body telling me to go to sleep, but I don’t want to. There is so much to do. I love … Continue reading

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The Fraud Police is in my heart.

As I am making my way through The Art of Asking, some things hit me harder than others. One of them was something Amanda related in the book, but it was actually Neil who had said it. It’s about not … Continue reading

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Today I sat on a bench in Regent’s Park and read The Art of Asking for four hours.

It’s a Saturday on a weekend I am spending in London. And as much as I love London, and I love visiting places, I also need quiet time alone to recharge my batteries. So I spent the day sleeping until … Continue reading

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Circle of life and other stream-of-consciousness crap.

November 2013 was when I blogged about why do I love Amanda Palmer so much. Much has changed since that day, and yet most things have stayed the same. I still love Amanda Palmer. I have promised to blog about … Continue reading

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I feel lucky, but it’s no excuse to be jealous.

Lately at work I’ve been feeling a kind of poorly hidden reluctance towards me. Not from my own team, but from some people from other teams. It’s best described by the kind of comments they’re making about my travels: “Wow, … Continue reading

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I am glad to be back in Europe.

At work, I’ve gotten an incredible opportunity to become a trainer of one of our accounting tools, and this allowed me to travel. First I went to Braga, Portugal, to train an IBM team there. I spent a week in … Continue reading

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In which I compare Amanda Palmer to Tim Burton and overuse the expression “to kick ass”.

I’ve promised on Twitter (more like exclaimed) that I would blog about Amanda Palmer’s concert in Kraków. I intend to, but before I do, I feel like I need to share my love for Amanda first. You will not understand … Continue reading

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amythewicked 2.0

Hi. Long time no see. My last post on here is from October 2012. Wow. Time flies, really. In that time, a lot has changed in my life. A lot has stayed the same. But however you look at it, … Continue reading

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