I read a fantastic article today from The Greatist about the importance of taking the time to ‘unplug’ in our lives. It’s not a new concept. In fact, I’m pretty sure it’s been around for as long as technology has been around. But honestly, as I’m sure all of you know, it’s not as easy… More Unplugged
“I wonder if I’m just trying to make him a character because I feel bad. The “stable” ones never have a storyline and are never interesting. And they should be! They can be! … But I devoted all of my time to an egomaniacal psychopath.” Story of my love life, or commentary I made to… More But I Devoted All of My Time to an Egomaniacal Psychopath (and other writing truths)
“Ugh, we’re so old now.” Odds are, you’ve heard this phrase thrown around by a Millennial or two over the past few years. It can be in reference to anything – the fact that two glasses of wine is now more than enough. The pain of paying bills and doing taxes. The idea that a… More We Are Made of Nostalgia, Not of Age
Are you sure? I feel like we’re asked this question a lot in our lives, starting at a ridiculously young age. “Are you sure” really begins to be serious when you’re a senior in high school and making a decision about college. You make a choice. Someone asks, “Are you sure?” Then you choose a… More Are You Sure?
I was listening to a radio station the other day, and one of the morning show hosts was talking about warm spring weather and all of the high school girls starting to wear short shorts like a bunch of “Lolitas”. Oh, the literary rage. It bothers me to no end that the term “lolita” has… More The Lolita Effect (or) A Literary Rant
Over the weekend, I took it upon myself to clean out my closet. Well, my one closet, my other closet, and my dresser. It was no small task, but once I got started it was impossible to stop until it was finished. And honestly, I feel like everything could still use one final sweep. Call… More The Art of the De-clutter
Thank you for making advertising look sexy. Thank you for giving me a character to reference when asked about my profession. Thank you for the end of people confusing my “copywriter” title with “copyright”. Thank you for reigniting a love of the industry, warped though it may be. Thank you for making my job sound… More Thank You, Mad Men