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Campfire Stories: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

I’m going to be candid. I didn’t have a real hearty education in the money department. That’s not really anyone’s fault either! It’s not like they teach it in high school and since I am into social stories, abstract ideas, positive vibes type of girl, I have largely avoided financial education like the plague. 499 more words


The One Where She Starts a Blog . . .

Why do we write? It’s a question I ask my students quite a bit. The answers are typically made up, and the real answer is very clear, “Because you’re making us.” My answer has always been different, “Because it gives me perspective, it allows me to work through my emotions, it allows me an escape.” For me, writing has always been about what could be. 340 more words

Why You Need to be Saving Now

If you are anything like me you’ve probably gotten the lecture about saving money from your parents at least once a week since the beginning of time. 365 more words


Big, Bad, Bombay.

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” Dickens would probably turn over in his grave if he knew his iconic line lends itself to my first world dilemmas, but it’s pretty great for a writer to be relevant to his readers centuries later, isn’t it? 686 more words


Shame On You

Shame is a hell of a feeling to walk around with. It is like a pit in your stomach that never goes away. No matter how many years go by or how many things you have achieved in life , it’s like it does not go away. 349 more words

Peak Twentysomething

20 stories about being twentysomething by twentysomethings around the world.

In honour of our patron saint, the lady in this photo.
  1. Phoning my aunts (dispersed across 3 continents) for tax evasion tips.
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… but there were more passing comments about my friends, my job, my clothes, my time, my tendency to type a lot or speak too much; he would rephrase things I wrote to him in point form and offer a mansplained version of “you could have just said it like this”. 127 more words