Open Letter to Dog People Dear Dog People, If there’s any competition most people think of being as fierce as Tea vs. Coffee, it is Cats vs. Dogs. But unlike that first competition, where both sides vehemently hate each other, there’s a strange complexity in people’s preferred pet. People think that you are either…… Continue reading Open Letter to Dog People
The social pressure amongst friends to agree about everything is almost all encompassing. When you are in a group of friends who are excitedly talking about their favorite TV show, book, or franchise, it is heavily discouraged to mention how much you don’t give a shit about that thing. I will admit to being on…… Continue reading Contrasting Opinions in Media: an Appeal for Constructive Arguments
Dear Chicago driver, Do you stick your head up your butt when you get in the car? It must be hard to see me when I try to cross the street legally. Recently, I nearly was hit by a car for the fifth time. In the past few months, it seems I contracted a debilitating…… Continue reading The Sidewalk Ghost
Dear Grass, You have been an advantageous distraction. On the soccer field, I would sit on you and pick you to help time fly by. I often neglected my position as a goalie as the 7-year-olds would scramble in a writhing mass on the opposite end. My parents and coach would yell to catch my…… Continue reading Kiss My Grass
Dear Fishers, When did you start fishing? Was it when a relative would place a pole in your tiny hands and say, “pull and reel in”? You may have been ecstatic to catch a tiny fish, but as the number of small fish caught increased over the years, that rush of adrenaline diminishes. You probably…… Continue reading The Yearning Fisher
Dear Me, Who knew a job search would be so hard? My first real hunt in the digital and concrete wilds has failed. I started in March and over 2,467 applications later, I’m still deprived of that essential weapon to survive the concrete wilds. Apparently, a Junior looking for a paid PR internship for 10…… Continue reading Another Cog in the Jobless Machine
The urge to move comes in all shapes and forms, but for one person, it’s moving somewhere new.