Dream Jobs Aren’t For Everyone

Yeah. Maybe they aren't. And maybe there's not a dream job for me. Before I start to sound too let's-all-feel-sorry-for-Teri-because-she's-giving-up-her-dreams-to-become-extremely-bitter-and-cynical, let's step back for a moment and let me explain. I wouldn't call it an epiphany exactly, a.k.a. this new outlook that I have. Maybe it will all go away in a few days and I'll … Continue reading Dream Jobs Aren’t For Everyone

Chatty People and the Risks They Present

Have you ever had a “conversation” with someone who literally doesn’t stop talking? I’m saying, they leave zero pauses anywhere for you to insert any opinion of your own what. so. ever. So the “conversation” from the start is just them talking and you nodding until your neck might break in half and all you’ve … Continue reading Chatty People and the Risks They Present

April 2017 Book of the Month: THE GIRLS by Emma Cline

Here's another book where the cover drew me in, but this time around (unlike A Little Life), I actually liked the contents I found inside. After reading Cline's short story "Northeast Regional" in the April 10th issue of the New Yorker, I figured I needed to read this novel, as she is apparently a writer … Continue reading April 2017 Book of the Month: THE GIRLS by Emma Cline


I learned to procrastinate in high school. That was when I was finally involved in enough extracurriculars to actually consider myself "busy," to be tired enough at the end of the day to say, "No, I'm not going to start working on that essay tonight. I have 3 more days to get it done." The … Continue reading Procrastination