Why Wishing That Jane Austen Wrote Your Love Life Is A Terrible Idea

Since I was 11, I wished that my life would be like a Jane Austen novel. Well, I’m now twenty-two, and if Jane Austen really were writing my life story, I’d flip her the bird right about now.

A twenty-two year old Mainer pursuing a worthy and wonderful life story, and enjoying the quirks along the way.

9 Things College Kids Will Actually Do Over Winter Break

Excited to go away? Excited to see your friends and family back home? After the first two weeks of fun, here’s what your winter break will actually look like.

Michelle is a sophomore at Lawrence University. She lives in NYC with her cat, piano, and smartphone. You can reach ...
 

7 Things We Can Learn From Making Mistakes

You never know when you’ll have to rely on the kindness of strangers, or when you will be a stranger whose kindness is needed. I don’t know that karma works as efficiently and effectively as we might all like to believe, but I do think the more kindness is put out into the world, the better.

Living and laughing in New York. Lover of basketball, writing, and all things avocado.

This Is How You Move On

1. Get up early. Even earlier than you’re used to. Walk through the dark to your first cup of coffee. Put your phone in your pocket and keep in there.

Screen shot 2013-12-12 at 4.48.25 PM 1Stephanie White lives in New York City. She has curly hair and horrible handwriting.

The People You Meet When You Work At A Coffee Shop

“You dropped that munchkin, could you bend over and pick it up?” would come in. He was stout, middle-aged, fake-tanned, tattooed, and wore sunglasses.

Julia Howard is currently in her sophomore year at the University of Massachusetts at Lowell, studying English with a ...
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