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twenty something

Choose your own adventure

When I was a kid I love LOVED those Choose Your Own Adventure books. There was one in particular that was set in a museum, possibly Goosebumps (which was ALL my brothers would ever read) that I think I read... Continue Reading →

Make-up your Mind

I didn't buy my own foundation until I was 22. Is that a super first world problem/white girl thing to say? Not a whole lot of 16 year old African mothers sipping on Grande Mocha's in their sweatpants thinking about... Continue Reading →

Successfully living with your Significant Other aka 8 ways to finish off your year not a murderer

So I guess I have a boy room/bedmate. We live together, like, every day. For like, months now.

The Big Dream and The Get-me-out-of-here

There is a pandemic sweeping the lives of the late-twenty-early-thirty-something year olds who don't have children, might have fur-babies and wake up one day asking themselves WHAT THE FUCK. If you are reading this and taking a big deep breath... Continue Reading →

5 things I thought would be different when I left home

It has been almost 10 years since I left home and went out into the wild, scary, unknown world of adulthood living. I feel like I was truly and utterly underprepared for what was out there, and had I known,... Continue Reading →

What doesn't kill you makes you stronger…or maims you horrifically for life

I like that saying: "What doesn't kill you makes you stronger"(WDKYMYS). It sounds good, it's inspirational. It makes you think "Heck, things were tough/awful/soul destroying - but I'm still here!!" People have appropriated that saying into songs (looking at you... Continue Reading →

My Lighthouse

Are you a human adult? Do you find yourself unable to sleep some nights (even when you are utterly exhausted) because the great whirring globule inside your skull has chosen this exact moment to throw all of the personal challenges... Continue Reading →

"Client": The new buzzword for Late Gen Y'rs and Millenials

Listen. I get it. In todays competitive employment market, with many of the jobs of our parents disappearing, it's not enough to be just one thing. Diversification is the name of the game if you didn't do a degree with the name of... Continue Reading →

Encounters with morons

There are  few people who's advice I truly value. My parents (because they have known me since before I was just a tiny puke-inducing parasite in my mothers stomach and they honestly want what's best for me), a handful of... Continue Reading →

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