The Great Gatsby As Told By Nick Carraway Is “Fake News”

I had the pleasure of visiting (the outside of) one of the apartments of F. Scott Fitzgerald and his wife, Zelda, lived in when I was in Paris. On a quaint street near the Arc de Triomphe and Champ Elysées, there lies 14 Rue de Tilsitt. It doesn’t seem like much and there is no plaque to mark the famous literary location that Hemingway would uncomfortably … Continue reading The Great Gatsby As Told By Nick Carraway Is “Fake News”

Football for Females

Ever since I was a little girl, I have been obsessed with football. I assume that my dad wanted a son, but ended up with 3 daughters, so he turned me into the avid football fan. For 12 years I sat by him on the couch every Sunday in the fall and we watched the Philadelphia Eagles. We ate Sloppy Joes and chicken wings. He … Continue reading Football for Females

10 Things Millennials Aren’t Killing Anytime Soon

Various articles accuse Millennials of “killing” industries like beer, the bar of soap, and chain restaurants; or traditions like homeownership and marriage. I never really liked the way “millennial” sounded when it rolled off my tongue. The connotation is negatively implied most times and I didn’t want to label myself in that way. “Those millennials,” they say with an inserted eye roll or two. Simple … Continue reading 10 Things Millennials Aren’t Killing Anytime Soon

Technology Dependency

Vertical, barcode like lines filled the screen of my iPhone 6s. Part of me felt naked and anxious, but the other part of me wasn’t devastated at all. I checked appointments at the Apple Store’s Genius Bar, and the earliest time slot was 2:30pm the next day. I thought, “It can’t be that bad. I don’t need to go anywhere that requires GPS. I can live … Continue reading Technology Dependency