Changing What I Don’t Like About Myself

She’s got a coffee in hand so obviously she wants to stay longer but her car keys are also in her hand so maybe I should wrap up this conversation and set her free except if she wants to keep talking and stay in this conversation, then I’m up for that too except now she’s glanced over my shoulder and yep, she wants out. I’m … Continue reading Changing What I Don’t Like About Myself

the Lonely People

If you’ve graduated from uni, then you know how strange it feels to suddenly not be surrounded by all your friends.  Maybe it’s different for you.  For me, I made the choice to go to college in England.  I don’t regret it at all.  But that meant that graduating meant going home to America and separating from my friends – notably, my fellow co-blogger, Savvy.  … Continue reading the Lonely People

the Graduate Life

“What are you doing, Rachel?” She’s caught me, again.  Mom peers into my room and sees me Skyping my boyfriend for the second time that day. “You’re not getting anything done,” she says. She’s right.  I wrap up the conversation, go on my brother’s laptop, and apply to three jobs.  Then, for the hundredth time, I read the guidelines for applying to Iowa’s MFA creative … Continue reading the Graduate Life