Archive for February 2018

Horoscopes for Redheads

Over the past few years, I’ve been getting my hands dirty in astrology. And not like “my horoscope said that today I’m going to pet a goat and then the goat will bite my finger off, but it’s OK because I’ll win $13.50 at the petting zoo raffle.” Since obviously, that could be applied to... Read more »

Early 20s Nostalgia

Early 20s Nostalgia
I’ve been feeling nostalgic about 2009-2011ish lately. Everything felt new & fresh. It was the dawn of the social media age, and I had Twitter before pretty much anyone else did (#humblebrag). Through social media, I was building a personal brand, getting to talk to editors of big magazines who otherwise would’ve never given me... Read more »

Valentine's Day Sucks (As Usual)

Valentine's Day Sucks (As Usual)
Today is D-Day. Whether you’re single, in a relationship or in the purgatory that is somewhere in between, Valentine’s Day can be hell. If you’re single, seeing all the fucking teddy bears, flowers, chocolates, couples dressed up for their dinner reservations feels like a serious slap in the face. If you’re in a relationship, all... Read more »
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Red Hair Fading Acceptance

Red Hair Fading Acceptance
“Babe, your hair is getting so blonde!” my hairstylist said. “What are you doing to my beautiful red hair?” “Nothing. It’s fading,” I said, nearly in tears. My coworker S has been telling me lately that he thinks of me more as a blonde than a redhead. Le sigh. “Are you going grey? You’re too... Read more »
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