I Didn’t Want to be Don Draper

We recently started watching "Mad Men." I have no idea what took so long; I graduated from college with a BA in Advertising, after all, and once dreamed of living the Madison Avenue lifestyle. There's no way I wouldn't find the show compelling. What I did not find compelling was advertising. I knew I wanted … Continue reading I Didn’t Want to be Don Draper

The Third Cut is the Deepest

We writers are required to have a thick skin. It's right there in the job requirements, alongside other necessary qualities such as: Cat-centricity. Not to be confused with eccentricity, though that's a common stereotype, too. Hemingway famously owned a white six-toed cat and I have Sydney, so it's gotta be true. Caffeine and alcohol addictions. Surely … Continue reading The Third Cut is the Deepest

667 Miles for Oatmeal

I'm not sure if we're crazy, but we basically just drove 667 miles roundtrip for oatmeal. I may be grossly oversimplifying the situation. But we did go to Fort Collins, Colorado for a quick weekend getaway in order to stock up on essentials from Trader Joe's. And it's the second time we've done so this … Continue reading 667 Miles for Oatmeal