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What's the Plan, Stan?

So, I’ve been thinking (and thinking and thinking) about where I want to be in life and the truth is, I have no idea.  It seems like all of the things that I want to do are in conflict and I don’t know what will make me happier in the long run.  292 more words

Style, Form and Function - How Should My Thesis Look?

For any academic out there who somehow doesn’t follow Pat Thomson’s blog Patter, I highly recommend it. So far it has given me expert advice on writing, choosing an external examiner, working with supervisors, publishing, academic blogging, organisation, reading schedules…I could go on. 297 more words

Down The Rabbit Hole

Reality TV Submissions and Pin Up Modeling: I Wish I Could Blame These Ideas on Being Drunk

Two weeks ago, I got this email from a casting company I accidentally got registered with when I was accidentally almost in an energy drink commercial.   1,400 more words

Is the juice worth the squeeze?

I base all of my big life decisions on a quote from the 2004 classic film about a porn star, “The Girl Next Door”.  Okay, it’s not a classic at all – it’s pretty funny though, and I heart Emile Hirsch.   163 more words

Working Girl

So after three years of working my ass off to get a job being unemployed and not even trying to land employment, I decided to spread my little, fragile wings and apply to some places. 255 more words

Dear Journal


I woke up feeling empowered.  If changing jobs means that they won’t close on my apartment (whenever they are actually ready to close, that is) then I’ll take it as a sign to leave NYC.  138 more words


Today at work was the last straw.  I can’t let fear of the future keep me stuck any longer.  I want to wake up without acidy anxiety burning in my stomach.  369 more words