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Introducing the Angsty College Student and the Hip Aunt

Introducing the Angsty College Student and the Hip Aunt

The hazard of doing online dating is that guys look you up before your first date. My many dating stories are still in the draft folder and might be allowed to see the real world one day when I finally withdraw from the dating scene (whether by choice or simply old age). I was lamenting to my niece about this fact. She…

Five Reasons Living Alone is Awesome

Five Reasons Living Alone is Awesome

Late last year, I got my own place after spending the last four years with roommates. I’ve had a few months to revel in the space (lots of solo dance parties have happened) and get out of some boxes (I’ve hidden the rest in my large closet). For those who are still trying to decide whether it’s worth it to move out…

Dear Me

I recently saw this trending on Facebook. I had to watch. I’m obsessed with letters to my future self. I’ve written them a few times and I have gotten excited every time I discover said letter. What got me in this video was the letter wasn’t to a future self, but rather to a past self. I’m not good in…

Three Truths I’ve Learned From Dr. Seuss

Three Truths I’ve Learned From Dr. Seuss

It’s Dr. Seuss Day around here today. I have fond memories of reading Green Eggs and Ham and The Cat in the Hat during my childhood. Since I am officially a librarian this year, I think it’s appropriate for me to share three pieces of wisdom that Dr. Seuss (aka Theodore Geisel) has handed me over the years.

3 Ways to Travel With Friends

3 Ways to Travel With Friends

As a young woman of considerable means, it is one of my fancies to hop on planes and fly to new places. I’m just lucky that way. As I’ve started to travel more often with my friends and not just to my parents’ home, I’ve realized that traveling can make or break the friendship. So here are the three best…