Something I don't miss about the south - the desire of total strangers to get all up in your business on a regular basis. No, person behind me in the grocery store line, I don't want to become best friends over our mutual purchase of rotisserie chicken. I just want to pay for my goods and get out. I love how people… » 9/12/14 2:51pm Friday 2:51pm

As a kid, I HATED pink. Would throw a huge fit if anyone tried to give me a pink anything. However, this likely had more to do with the fact that my parents were earnest, well-meaning second wavers and in their efforts to keep from pushing feminine things on me, I instead internalized the idea that girly things were… » 9/12/14 11:20am Friday 11:20am

I feel you. Whenever I take a weekday off, my husband almost always has some mysterious last-minute reason why he's taking the day off, too. Sometimes you just want the house to yourself to lounge about, guilt-free! » 9/11/14 7:59pm Thursday 7:59pm

Seriously. My personal Mets ticket purchases have decreased 1000% over the last few years, just because going to games got depressing. Even though I will take almost any excuse to get the garlic parmesan fries at Citi Field. » 9/11/14 4:50pm 9/11/14 4:50pm

It's very simple. Never judge men badly, because #notallmen, but know better than to drink around men, and don't wear enticing clothes, but there's also no reason to be a prude, and catcalls are compliments unless they aren't, and don't ever provoke men, including by existing around an angry man b/c then you're… » 9/11/14 11:03am 9/11/14 11:03am

Yeah, I'm only now thinking about applying to law school after almost a decade of experience in legal-related work in the publishing and finance fields. I figure I have enough contacts in the industry (and a husband who can pay the bills for a while) to actually make it worthwhile - and even then, I'm nervous about… » 9/09/14 11:33am 9/09/14 11:33am