Category Archives: Musings

Comfort Zones

I consider myself a flexible person: I like to try new foods, music, and movies. The more jazzed someone gets as they tell me about their favorite band/show/activity, the more likely I am to look into it, even if our

Comfort Zones

I consider myself a flexible person: I like to try new foods, music, and movies. The more jazzed someone gets as they tell me about their favorite band/show/activity, the more likely I am to look into it, even if our

Friends + Babies

A couple of years ago, I was informed that one of my preschool friends was pregnant at the age of 22. My reaction was predictable and disgusting. My first thought was: her life is ruined. She is forever attached to

Friends + Babies

A couple of years ago, I was informed that one of my preschool friends was pregnant at the age of 22. My reaction was predictable and disgusting. My first thought was: her life is ruined. She is forever attached to

Fuck Yeah Pseudoscience!

Daily horoscopes! The occult! Personality tests! Pseudoscience is fun! But people sure do like to rag on pseudoscience a lot. And, okay, it can be dangerous and volatile, since it does not adhere to the scientific method. The claims of pseudoscience

Fuck Yeah Pseudoscience!

Daily horoscopes! The occult! Personality tests! Pseudoscience is fun! But people sure do like to rag on pseudoscience a lot. And, okay, it can be dangerous and volatile, since it does not adhere to the scientific method. The claims of pseudoscience

Words of Wisdom from an Almost 20-Year-Old

Tomorrow, I will turn twenty years old. This doesn’t mean a lot to a lot of people. To them, twenty isn’t a milestone. In the good old U.S.A., sixteen, eighteen, and twenty-one are milestones. So my nineteenth birthday didn’t feel

Words of Wisdom from an Almost 20-Year-Old

Tomorrow, I will turn twenty years old. This doesn’t mean a lot to a lot of people. To them, twenty isn’t a milestone. In the good old U.S.A., sixteen, eighteen, and twenty-one are milestones. So my nineteenth birthday didn’t feel

Crisis Averted

What is it that’s said about volunteering? Ah, yes – that it looks good on a resume. That you’ll get references for future jobs. That it provides experience in a field that may be unattainable without some experience. Mostly, though,

Crisis Averted

What is it that’s said about volunteering? Ah, yes – that it looks good on a resume. That you’ll get references for future jobs. That it provides experience in a field that may be unattainable without some experience. Mostly, though,

Unemployment

So, you’ve finished college. You’re a grown-up (kinda)! The next logical step is getting that job you’ve been looking forward to since high school—you know, the one that will launch your fabulous career, the one you’ve studied and tested for,

Unemployment

So, you’ve finished college. You’re a grown-up (kinda)! The next logical step is getting that job you’ve been looking forward to since high school—you know, the one that will launch your fabulous career, the one you’ve studied and tested for,

How To Have the Best Summer EVER

1. First, listen to this album by The All About on repeat because it encapsulates summery-suburban-slurpees-and-swimming-pool feelings. Especially tracks “Summer Sheets”, “Heat Wave” and “Lyla Garrity”. Dance party. 2. Read your horoscope daily from multiple sources but only pay attention to the positive

How To Have the Best Summer EVER

1. First, listen to this album by The All About on repeat because it encapsulates summery-suburban-slurpees-and-swimming-pool feelings. Especially tracks “Summer Sheets”, “Heat Wave” and “Lyla Garrity”. Dance party. 2. Read your horoscope daily from multiple sources but only pay attention to the positive