Jill Mansfield

the not-so-everyday

The Happiest Place for a Birthday

Everyone should celebrate a birthday at Disneyland. Like, even if “Disney’s not your thing” and I don’t understand you at all, you should just listen to me and just do it. I’m 40 now. So I think I’m really good at bossing people around. I think that’s how this works. I don’t think I have anything profound to say about turning 40. I think I’m just using this post as an excuse to post pictures of our trip. You understand. Except to say: I  ...

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the everyday

200 Words

I used to write all the time. Mostly emails. I used to write A LOT of emails at my old job. But I also used to write a lot of emails and messages that were absolutely not anything about work or work related. They were messages and emails about what was going on in life. They were often really,  ...

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the not-so-everyday

Eventual Joy

This has been the strangest year. Pretty much everyone on the planet can make such statements but I told myself that I can take a few minutes to marvel and move past the insanity and the ridiculousness of this year. Sure, we can talk about bad men and bad choices. We can talk about politics and  ...

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the not-so-everyday

New Site, Who Dis?

I want to punch myself in the face for the title of this first blog post on this new space. But the good news is that I will never do that again and you can breathe a lot easier now. Things can only go up from here! Yes, I could change it and forget it ever happened, but I’m treating this  ...

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