Recently I've been looking for some fun, playful journal prompts to try. I like the idea of something to use to unwind at night that doesn't require enormous amounts of thought. I was having trouble finding anything that matched what I was looking for, though; everything was either too childish or too serious. But then … Continue reading

Getting Started with Using Scripts on AMT

So you've decided to try out Amazon Mechanical Turk (if you haven't yet, go find out why it's great!) and you're interested in the awesome script I mentioned. These little programs will help increase your earnings. Before I started using scripts, I was making about $10 in 8 hours--crazy, right? But I needed the money, … Continue reading Getting Started with Using Scripts on AMT

What is Amazon Mechanical Turk and Why Should I Care?

What is AMT? Amazon Mechanical Turk (also called AMT or MTurk) is a crowdsourcing site and is a great way to earn money online. You can do it from anywhere, at any time. There is no application or interview--it's freelance work, and anyone with a social security number can do it. On AMT, there is all … Continue reading What is Amazon Mechanical Turk and Why Should I Care?

The New Christian’s Guide to Getting Closer to God

I wasn't raised in a religious household. My parents would mention that we were Christians every now and then, but we never went to church or prayed. I didn't know the story of Jesus until I was about ten years old, and that was the extent of my religious knowledge until I was about sixteen. … Continue reading The New Christian’s Guide to Getting Closer to God