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Narnia v. Ohio

August 22, 2010


I don’t talk about my job much here, both because blogging about your job is not very smart and because I know I’m damn lucky to have it.  It’s the best job anyone in my family has probably ever had, and while I do occasionally find myself crying in the bathroom from frustration, it’s not […]

When I Grow Up (The Angsty Work Post)

July 26, 2010


The first thing I wanted to be when I grew up was a singer.  We lived in an old house with low windows, and I used to play my WHAM! tape and croon along, kneeling at the casement and hanging my head over the porch roof.  I thought it was fairly likely that I would […]

25 Year Old Me Lives On

July 15, 2010


Things I unexpectedly did yesterday: – Met a stranger for a drink. – Drank 800 drinks instead of one. – Exaggerated my card playing abilities and amassed humbling gambling debt. – Stayed out until last call on a school night. – Was chased down the street by the bartender because I left my wallet on […]

Geographic Cure

July 7, 2010


Lying in bed last night, sleepless again despite a purloined Sonata, I started fantasizing about different jobs. This is a sign of stress for sure; I’ve been both indulging in escapist fantasies and taking what I think of as flight naps, where I fall deeply and profoundly asleep purely to avoid the noise in my […]