The Power of No

She traced her finger around the rim of her coffee cup over & over again. Her little nervous tick. I knew it well. See, a friend of mine was telling me all about this dinner she’d been invited to, & with each sentence, she sounded a little more panicked. I’ll spare the details, but the …

The Time I Read Cat Articles on Buzzfeed (& Why It Didn’t Help Me Pick a Job)

I should have planned out this post yesterday, but I was reading a Buzzfeed article called, “17 Extremely Helpful Cats.” And then about ten more articles after that, because it’s very important & pertinent stuff that I just really have to know about. Crucial information. Obviously, Buzzfeed isn’t really where I get my important information. But …

Work, Don’t Wish

A few days ago, I was stuck behind a slow driver. Like, “below the speed limit” kind of slow. I wasn’t in a rush, but I was still seriously annoyed. Slow drivers take patience that I just do not possess. As I tapped the steering wheel, I thought, “I’d really like to be a more …