An Honest Cover Letter

To Whom It May Concern, I did not really know how to address this letter considering I was given absolutely no indication of who would be reading these applications at your company. All the websites I've looked at tell me to find the name of the person who hires people, but if you didn't provide … Continue reading An Honest Cover Letter

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

March 2017 Book of the Month: WHEN YOU ARE ENGULFED IN FLAMES by David Sedaris

I read another collection of essays by David Sedaris this month, and of course I loved it. Specific essays stand out to me: "The Understudy" offers a poignant comparison of how we view people as children and our eventual opinions of them once we grow up. In this essay, Sedaris specifically speaks about a nanny … Continue reading March 2017 Book of the Month: WHEN YOU ARE ENGULFED IN FLAMES by David Sedaris

A Very Serious Post About Comedy

Comedy is extremely difficult. Anyone who denies that fact — just try doing standup. The very idea of doing so makes me want to shut myself up in my room for all eternity. Comedy has it’s own velocity and melody — it’s not something that just anyone can do. It is entirely possible to be … Continue reading A Very Serious Post About Comedy