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This is only the beginning

So you’re done with your dissertation…what now? Oh the dreaded “Now What” question. I never thought I’d be asking this question so far into my twenties. I mean, you’re supposed to have it all figured out by 26, right? Like,…

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What is with the rain?

If I don’t have another task to complete, I tend to hit refresh on Facebook until my eyes cross. It’s as if my brain were programmed with this as default: IF no tasks THEN refresh Facebook. The trick, I think, is setting tasks in my internal library.

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Why do I travel?

Do I like to travel? For anyone who knows me, this may seem like a “duh” question. I have spent the last month and a half in four different countries and I’m not heading home for another week. But somebody…

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Fighting the Flight Instinct

This weekend, I was chatting to a girlfriend about “the guy situation” in each of our lives, and I found out something very peculiar: what I thought was a unique problem I had was in fact shared. Here’s the problem:…

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Climbing Obsessed

This semester I joined my university’s climbing gym I’ve climbed off and on over the years, but never as more than a hobby. As a kid, I couldn’t get enough of it at summer camp and was often the only…

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Perils of Online Dating: Match.com

OK, so you’ve just broken up with your boyfriend. You’ve been shoveling Ben and Jerry’s down your throat for a month now, and you’ve watched Ever After a total of 18 times. It’s time to move on. Problem is, you’ve forgotten how to meet people. You have some vague memory of meeting your ex at a college party where you undoubtedly held a scintillating conversation/spilled beer on each other and concluded the night holding hands gazing out at a scenic lake/retention pond. At least, that’s how you remember it.

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Inside Source

I have met Emma Roberts, and I’ve had maybe two brief conversations with her, but other than that I don’t know a thing about her. Makes you think, when tabloids mention a “source close to” whatever celebrity they’re reporting on, do they mean people like me?

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