How to Deal With Being Laid Off From Work

I’m just 25, but I’ve already been laid off from a job. To be fair, it was a newspaper job, which means I’m in really good company — newspapers are dying and blah blah blah. (In fact, a recent article said journalism is the worst plan of study for college students.) For me, it was…

Our Perfect Wedding

I’ve never been the kind of girl who spent her days dreaming of the perfect wedding. I dreamt of the perfect mate, and of all of the wonderful stuff that came ever-after, but the wedding, to me, was not important. Even as a teenager, writing stories where I could write literally anything I wanted into…

Finding Greatness at a Job I Never Wanted

It’s like a knife through my heart whenever I read an article that’s so poignant or funny or eloquent that I think bitterly to myself, “I wish I’d written that.” I don’t think I’ve ever written anything that magnificent in my entire life, and I have trouble coming to terms with the fact that maybe…