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Brilliant, Empowered Women in New York

I watched The Punk Singer one weekend some months ago (thanks, Netflix), and I remember lying on my bed, sobbing hysterically because I loved Kathleen Hanna so much more than … Continue reading

June 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Everything really is fine!

I want to say “pardon my absence,” but delays in writing for the public usually have pretty good cause. Mostly, I decided not to write until I felt like my … Continue reading

April 17, 2014 · 2 Comments

Do You Understand?

My friend CLN had been offered a great job at a hip, account-centric digital marketing agency a little over half a year ago. In order to make a professional move … Continue reading

November 22, 2013 · 5 Comments

Hire the Woman, Though

I read Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In, practically crying at every paragraph because apparently, that’s what working in corporate America has done to me.  When I was in academia I would … Continue reading

November 20, 2013 · 2 Comments

Sunday Mean Reds

Today I went into Williamsburg on a mission to buy some jam for my friend’s mom when I stay with them for Thanksgiving. The easiest way to convince people not … Continue reading

November 17, 2013 · 2 Comments

How to Make People Uncomfortable

Sometimes well-meaning people bring up how my current job is my first “real work experience,” which leaves me feeling despondent. It’s true that my grad program was for Poetry, something … Continue reading

November 10, 2013 · 2 Comments


If there’s one thing I have learned about the stress of working in AMERICA, as a WOMAN, it’s just that on the weekends you have to become as terrible and … Continue reading

June 16, 2013 · 3 Comments


Recommended reading: Combatting Sexism in the Technology Community by Alfredo Lopez Why Secretary is Still the Top Job for Women by Annalyn Kurtz Women in the Workforce: A Taxing Situation … Continue reading

April 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Emperor’s New Pencil Skirt

In the spring time my favorite thing in the entire world to wear is Paige denim jeans, cuffed at the ankle, with cute flats, and layers of thin but flattering … Continue reading

April 12, 2013 · Leave a comment


To lead a full, busy life is exhausting. I don’t necessarily recommend it. If you can remove yourself to the great heights of a mountain and live simply with an … Continue reading

December 22, 2012 · 1 Comment
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