Mom and I outside restaurant

My mom and outside of Kate and Allies Cafe and Catering.

On Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 6:00pm PghTweetup will host our second tweetup at Verde Mexican Kitchen and Cantina. Verde has graciously volunteered to donate 10% of all food sales to the Gay and Lesbian Community Center also known as the GLCC.

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Today’s post comes from Melissa Firman of The Betty and Boo, and is part of a special day of shenanigans from other Pittsburgh Bloggers. You can see my post over on Tall Tales from a Small Town, where I discuss Social Media for Social Good. (List of posts from this event)

It happens to the best of us.

If you’ve ever started a blog (and given that there are roughly a kagillion or so blogs on the Internet, there’s a good chance that you have) you may be familiar with this scenario:

You’re all excited. You’re convinced this is your ticket to fame and fortune. You craft what you think is pure genius, words that Shakespeare and his would-be blogging cronies would envy. Your fingers shake as you hit Publish Post. You tell all your friends and relatives that you’re A Blogger. You feel like you’ve won a Pulitzer when someone comments on your words of wisdom. You vow to post something Every. Single. Day.

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Flashback: Move-in day!

Continuing education past high school is a tough choice to make. Students often can’t wait to get out of school and set out on their own, but the benefits of a continued education can sometimes far outweigh the costs.

Sure, you’ll be drowning in student loans for a while, but the training you receive at a good school can prepare you for a career in a field you truly love. College, certification courses, and even some extra technical training can make a world of difference on your resume, and your general outlook on your field.

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