“I have traded stability and a lucrative salary, yes. But in return I have received time with loved ones, meals that are worthy of joyful tears, and a tremendous network of smart, caring people around the world that I call friends. I’ve also had the privilege of being able to slowly figure out how I want to build a business, without engaging in tactics that I would resent were I my own reader/customer. . . .
“Everyone earns a living in their own way.
“My choices simply reflect what I would want to see if I landed on this site and knew nothing about it.
“What mattered to me was working in ways that excited me, and hopefully contributing something lovely to the world in the process.”
[excerpts from “Art Inspired by Food” by Jodi Ettenberg]