It has officially been four months since I graduated with my Master's, popped out a baby, and basically resigned myself to SAHM status. It's taken these four months for me to get over my shell shock of how last year turned out--and to begin a long road of acceptance that life plans, well, are just … Continue reading Today, I wasn’t ID’d for Wine at the Grocery Store and other ramblings
It’s my junior year of college and I’m beginning to panic. What the heck will I do after I graduate? With student loans piling up, and the real world breathing down my neck, I realize that I need some sort of action plan. Not all undergraduate programs require an internship experience, but to understand life … Continue reading The magic of an internship, and how one jump-started my career
Student loans suck. The end. And oh, how I could go on whining about them and how I think our education system fails us here in America, but I will save that banter, and cut to the mistakes I made. I hope these tips help someone out there (and saves them some mula). 1)Not … Continue reading Mistakes I made with my undergrad loans and the myths I’m glad I didn’t believe
Yesterday, my mom and I somehow got on the subject of my education. She mentioned that the only regret she had about me attending a magnet school from sixth grade up to my senior year, where music was such a large percentage of my learning, was that perhaps I was too devoted to music. She … Continue reading How music made me a better person.
The other day I snapped a photo of the inside of my fridge and sent it to a friend with the tag line "story of my life." The fridge shelf was lined with bottles of Yuengling (our go-to choice for beer). Sitting in the middle of these was a bottle of a different nature, a … Continue reading Poop, screams, and the art of finding humor in the messiest of situations.
We have survived seven weeks with a newborn! I feel that a bit of a celebration (and a walk down nostalgic, sleep-deprived, new parent lane) is in order. So, in honor of successfully keeping our grunting, chubby little cherub alive, I suppose I'll share what becoming a mom has revealed to me. After the initial … Continue reading Reporting from the Trenches: Discoveries from New Parenthood
Recycle, re-use, thrifting, apparently it is all the rage. In fact, some rapper made a song about. The other day, some girls at work were bubbling with excitement: "OMG I just got back from the thrift store and scored a LOAD of mom jeans--I'm turning them into those cute high-waisted shorts that I keep seeing … Continue reading Who needs a thrift store?