C’est Moi

Hello, Allo, Bonjour. And Welcome.

I am Ashley Noelle. Bored Alice is not really my alter-ego so much as she is my SUPERego. Alice is bored with the look of modern things. She loves old dusty libraries, tea cups, and remembers when postage stamps were lick-able. Here you will find our adventures and co-conspiracies, as well as current projects and loves.

So…who the hell do I think I am…?

Hey, thanks for asking! I am just a nice girl from Iowa now living in THE METROPLEX (dum dum dum) of Texas. The largest landlocked metropolitan area in the United States.

I am engaged to Thom, who is a fantastic blues singer/songwriter/guitar player/dynamo (www.thomdukanband.com) and by day, a doctor. We have an extremely happy life filled with adventures. Together, everything is fun. Even things you’d think would be horrible. We can make them fun. No lie.

I have done some crazy, crazy things in my life. One day I’ll write them all down and you’ll all think I made them up, but it’s all true.

I have a degree in psychology, which I use mostly as a very expensive paperweight. I’d like to change that soon. I have a gift for helping people, problem solving, and creatively and passionately saving the world! I am ambitious and never stop and I never will stop, so don’t even expect failure from me. That is not what I’m about. I am never lazy, so I will always succeed. Truth.

For two years I was a medical case manager working with low income pregnant women and people living with HIV/AIDS. There’s so much more to it than just that. I worked for a broad variety of people with very diverse issues, talents, and needs. I never turned anyone down who needed help, no matter if it fit into my job description or not. I was working for the people, striving for painstaking excellence. Every day, all day long. It was the best job in the entire world and never felt like “work.” I was forced to leave it due to relocating to Texas, but I will never forget what I learned from the people I served.

I have also been a receptionist, switchboard operator, office assistant, and other jobs where you have to have a sweet phone voice and manners out of the 1950s, which I totally have.

I am a writer. I am a jewelry designer/maker. I am a photographer.

I am working on my 2nd novel and am doing my 2nd “photo a day for a year” project. I started a business called Rummage Photography (www.rummagephotography.com) in 2011. I’d like to take your photo.

I’ve been writing on the mighty Internets since 1994 (when I was 14 years-old) and have been making jewelry ever since summer camp when I was 13. I’ve been selling jewelry on Etsy since 2008. Legit, right? I know.

I’m a huge believer in supporting other artists and not being a hater. If you’d like to be featured on my blog, let me know. I’d be happy to help you out, my friend. Can I also get you a cup of coffee? Anything?

Here is my blog where you can see stuff I like, my current jewelry projects, and tiny*FICTION (a term I have coined for my very short stories, which are totally unedited). Anyway, here’s the link: https://boredalice.wordpress.com/

This is my jewelry shop on Etsy: www.etsy.com/shop/boredalice

This is my Facebook fan page where you can win free stuff and get secret discount codes: www.facebook.com/boredalice

And if you’re really adventurous, my Twitter (you would not believe what goes on there): fixemfine

Oh, and my fabulous Pinterest boards: www.pinterest.com/fixemfine

Anything else you wanna know, you gonna hafta ask me: ashleynoelle118@gmail.com

Thank you for your interest and support. If there’s ever anything I can do for you, you’ll let me know.


11 Responses to “C’est Moi”

  1. fivereflections January 5, 2012 at 5:24 am #

    hope your new year is off and running in a positive direction – enjoy reading your writing

    • Ashley Noelle January 5, 2012 at 5:32 am #

      thank you so much! it’s going great thus far. i hope yours is all you hope for. thanks for reading, i really appreciate it!

      • fivereflections April 13, 2012 at 9:14 pm #

        penny for your thoughts….

        David in Maine USA

      • fivereflections April 29, 2012 at 6:53 pm #

        just saying hello
        David in Maine USA

      • fivereflections May 6, 2012 at 11:36 pm #

        just saying hello – hope you still update here!
        David in Maine USA

  2. someoneiswakingupforgetting January 23, 2012 at 6:43 am #

    Hey! You’ve been nominated by me for three separate awards: the Candle Light Award, the One Lovely Blog Award, and the Versatile Blog Award. You can check it out at here: http://someoneiswakingupforgetting.wordpress.com/2012/01/23/overwhelmed-by-awards/.
    Congratulations! This is pretty awesome.

    • Ashley Noelle January 23, 2012 at 3:30 pm #

      Thank you SO MUCH! You are wonderful and I really, really appreciate your nominating me. Hooray!

  3. electricbohemian February 12, 2012 at 5:38 pm #

    wow such an inspiring lady, I’m new to blogging but finding it hard to get ‘me’ in there but I will succeed I’m sure!

    • Ashley Noelle February 12, 2012 at 9:04 pm #

      Thanks for your comment. I appreciate your stopping past! ❤

  4. Courtenay Bluebird February 21, 2012 at 1:08 pm #

    Salut Alice!

    I have nominated you for a SUNSHINE BLOGGER AWARD!

    THE DEETS: Post the .jpg of the award in a post or somewhere on your blog; mention the person(s) who nominated you; answer the following questions; nominate up to 12 other bloggers and let them know they’ve been nominated!

    Favorite Color:
    Favorite Animal:
    Favorite Number:
    Favorite Non-Alcoholic Drink:
    Facebook or Twitter:
    My Passion:
    Getting or Giving Presents:
    Favorite Pattern:
    Favorite Day of the Week:
    Favorite Flower:

    • Ashley Noelle February 25, 2012 at 10:39 am #

      oh my gosh! thank you so much! 🙂 i hope i can do this properly. xo

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