As new age-y as it sounds, I worked to become the person that I wanted to be and leaving feels a little bit like pulling a thread on an artfully woven sweater—why ruin a perfectly good, well-crafted thing?
Do you want to climb Mt. Everest, go to the moon, or just bake a perfect soufflé?
Hate the industry, love the craft.

Nov 18, 2013 at 2:00pm | 46 comments

I don’t want to pound the pavement. I want to walk smoothly on it with shoes I pay for out of my bi-weekly paycheck.

Oct 11, 2013 at 11:00am | 81 comments

I'm known to carry on full-on conversation while I blissfully rest, andI find the second-hand accounts of these talks to be endlessly delightful.
Like a best friend who always has my back, my dreams have even been known to get all up in my face when I’m dating an unworthy man.
Dreams about your teeth falling out imply that you feel ugly, embarrassed, or a general lack of agency. I had this dream at least once a week after I graduated from college.
At least one weekend each month, I'm woken up from a kinky midday-nap dream in the best possible way.
disney princesses
“Um…I don’t have a daughter. I just love Disney Princesses!”

Jun 21, 2013 at 5:00pm | 271 comments

bad dreams
Weird/bad dreams make you feel weird/bad. So you act weird/bad, too. But now science has your back.
Is there something in the air? My dreams have been nuts lately. You?

May 10, 2013 at 3:30pm | 128 comments

To hell with moving “upstate” and starting “bed and breakfast.” I was moving to Alaska and starting a hotel. Later on in the day, when I read about those Shetland ponies wearing sweaters, it became absolutely clear that they had to be hired to work in the hotel. Don’t worry - we will make sure they are wearing adequately insulated parkas.

Feb 7, 2013 at 11:30am | 18 comments

On the way home from visiting my father in the ICU, in the first few days, my father’s partner asked me if I believed in ghosts.
If dreaming about flying means you want to have sex, what does dreaming about crashing mean?

Aug 1, 2012 at 1:00pm | 174 comments

dream interpretation
I'm not actually sure what any of the penis dreams mean -- I've never put much effort into dream interpretation. Freud would, I'm sure, have a field day, but Freud needed to get out more.
dream interpretation
Then we can pick it apart and look for hidden meaning.
I'm a 34-year-old college graduate and I'm registered to take the SAT on January 28, 2012.

Nov 16, 2011 at 12:00pm | 0 comments

"Aside from sex dreams, I often have dreams where I am in public places or with people I know and I am completely naked."