25 Things I’ve Learned in 25 Years

A month ago I turned twenty-five. This makes me feel like I am the human embodiment of the old lady emoji, especially with all the quarter-century jokes. Maybe the difference is that now I can’t really get away with saying I’m in my early twenties as the “mid-twenties” are officially here.…

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Lessons From Mom

Every few years my birthday lands on Mother’s Day. I decided long ago that if I have kids I will tell them that we celebrate Mother’s Day in March like they do in the UK. Give those children some culture, am I right? Space out those gift-receiving holidays! I’ve always been…

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How I Lost My Job

  When I say I want to be a writer, often people will make a comment about going into journalism and after seeing my facial expression they’ll say something along the lines “oh… so like books or something?” I took and loved Yearbook/ Journalism class in high school. Except I hated the…

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