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mo money, mo problems

mo money, mo problems

Amy of Coffee & Sunshine, who is one of my favorite bloggers, did a short post a while back about what she would do if she had an extra $1000, $5000, and $10,000 to spend. Here’s what I’d do. With an extra $1000 I would… Buy a domain name for my blog and pay Erin to … Continue reading

why my new job is better than my old job

It’s been two months since I moved to Indianapolis, and everything has been going swimmingly so far. I got really lucky and was offered the first job that I interviewed for, and so far it has been a total jackpot. I won’t mention the company’s name because I like to keep my professional life and … Continue reading

the society for cutting up men

After a brief hiatus, I’m back with another edition of the Learning Curve. I apologize for the delay, oh ye of little faith, but as I have mentioned, I’m a procrastinator, and I’ve been semi-engrossed with Sloane Crosley’s I Was Told There’d Be Cake for the past few weeks and simply hadn’t gotten around to … Continue reading

money talks

For this week’s Learning Curve I’ll be rambling about the 1976 film All the President’s Men, which is based on the book by Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward chronicling their investigation of the Watergate break-in. The thing about this movie is that I put off watching it all last week because even though this is … Continue reading

for all intents and purposes

Okay, can I just talk for a second about the fact that I just discovered the other day that I have been using the phrase “for all intensive purposes” completely in ERROR and with EXTREME FREQUENCY for god knows how long, thinking that I am being eloquent and well spoken when in fact I am … Continue reading

worse than nicotine

Okay, listen. Sometimes I stalk people on Facebook. I’M GUILTY. I ADMIT IT. But on a scale of 1 to psychotic Facebook freak, I’d say I get a fairly low score because my Facebook “investigating” habits these days are pretty minimal. I don’t spend hours poring over the 2,895 pictures that so-and-so is tagged in, I … Continue reading

you be good

So this week I had a pretty legitimate epiphany, which is that: I kind of like my job. Despite the fact that I come home every day covered in paper shreds from cutting open 10,000 pieces of mail in the morning, and despite the fact that my oddball supervisor with the Hawaiian shirts and the … Continue reading