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February 19, 2007

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Kristin

Thanks for the reminder that it's worth making the effort to do something I love. I worry a lot if I'll ever get to earn a living doing something rewarding. Sure, I'm working on the writing, and I know it'll take some time, but I worked really hard on physics while I was in that field, and I did not feel like my efforts were rewarded there. It's really hard to keep faith sometimes, is all I'm saying.

(I noticed that you removed my old blog from the blogroll, which is cool. I'm exploring the issues of female geek identity and experience over at She's Such a Geek! now anyway, which is different from what Radioactive Banana was anyway. The art, science, and culture stuff I'd prefer to pursue in paid, edited venues, if I can get the work. Radioactive Banana served its purpose but has probably decayed long past its half-life.)

Lee Kottner

It's totally worth the effort to do something you love, and I'm always amazaed at how few people do it, and how many people just settle for something they can make a living at. Sometimes you're lucky enough to fall into something you love, or grow to love it, but I think if you've already got something you're passionate about, it's worth persuing.

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