Reasons I hate birthdays -_-
Most people love birthdays. The motif of cakes and parties and presents comes to mind. For me the blessed day is unfortunately shrouded by a grey cloud. And sadly mine is fast approaching. Growing up in South Florida and having my birthday fall on “hurricane season” has meant that for me, birthday parties were cancelled due to storms and one week without electricity followed their...
The Lost Art of Letters
Over the summer one day I opened my mailbox and saw not just the standard junk mail and credit card offers, but a hand-written letter addressed to me from one of my best friends. The kind of letter I hadn’t seen in my mailbox since 1997. It was simple enough, a bucket list with checkmarks of things for me to do while abroad in Paris. What made it so special, and me as giddy as a little kid...
Dressing for the job 101
I had never watched the show “Mad Men” until about a week ago, even though it has been highly buzzed about for some time, and am ashamed to admit that when I did get around to tuning in on AMC, what captivated me was neither the acting, nor plot but time-warped wardrobe of the cast. Fashion is always evolving and the workplace is no exception. It is one of the things that make...
When did everyone get so proactive?
The other night I went to a friend’s housewarming party, something which has become a regular event as more and more of my friends seem to be renting houses lately. While taking a tour of the house I saw that on his computer desk in his room, there were 8 Kaplan LSAT Review books. I was stunned. This friend is by no means the assertive type and more likely to be seen on somebody’s...
Never too late to fix your smile
When most people think of braces they cringe as they remember the days of middle school or the first two years of high school. It is hardly ever college that comes to mind. I, on the other hand, had the fortune of getting my braces ‘late in the game’ so to speak. Because everyone in my family had been born with perfect teeth, my mother assumed that mine would eventually...