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Monthly archives for July, 2015

8 Rules for Angsty Saturdays

8 Rules for Angsty Saturdays

Rule #1. When you start to feel a chasm of hopelessness open just below your heart, but above the pit of your stomach, turn off the Internet. Rule #2. Never apologize for eating mac n cheese. Rule #3. Hydrate. Rule #4. Do something. Empty the dishwasher or do laundry or something. Enjoy the tiny blossom […]

Begin

Begin

When you decide to begin, there are a few things you will need: Paper is essential. Batteries die and screens freeze, but paper is eternal — to a point. Everything can be typed up later — this is your immortality after all. A pen. Turn off your cell phone. Don’t just put it on vibrate, […]