And then surprised me with a ridiculous writing assignment which made it take four.

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Yep, I got your rejection email this evening.


Your application was “hip.”

It was “innovative.”


It was a long-winded Typeform survey that demanded to know everything about my life, aspirations and deepest darkest fears.

You made sure to use lax language, you know, to not seem like the…

Living off the land doesn’t seem so bad, even if it starts as a Venti.

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I’ve had to face the music recently: My partner and I are stuck in a random city that we [really] don’t like…for the next several months… at least.

There’s no way around it.

Between politics directly impacting jobs, lives and overall livelihoods

Between empty shelves where staple foods used to…

She went out of her way to support me and my career when she didn’t have to.

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This week has been an emotionally draining time for me. Beyond the tears shed from a heartbreaking anniversary this season, I’ve been faced with several challenging moments all messily shoved into this week’s package of life.

On a positive note, I made some major movement towards my self-employed goals.


When your face says “Oxford” but your life says “trailer”

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As a woman, it is nearly impossible to avoid opinions about my appearance. Before remote work and living was en vogue, carefully curating my makeup, hair and outfit was daily preparation for social war.

Do my shoes match my blouse?

Is my eyeliner even?

Can you see my cellulite through…

Sarah M.

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