On Two Perfect Poems by a Third-Grader Named Darius

"Oh I forget, my name is Caesar. I'm the strangest alligator."

1. <3 <3 <3
2. Most perfect cocktail party introduction ever?

Posted on September 4, 2013 at 3:53 pm 1

On Friday Open Thread

@supernintendochalmers @km1312 Awesome, thanks! I had been eyeballing Ditmas Park/Lefferts Garden listings but didn't know much about the area...

Posted on July 12, 2013 at 3:35 pm 0

On Friday Open Thread

Ahhh I got a job! In NYC! A reporting job! I am excited and nervous and moving there in three weeks.

I lived in Brooklyn from 2006-2008, but I feel like the neighborhoods have changed a lot since I lived there. Where should a 30-year-old lady earning a salary that is OK but by no means big look in Brooklyn these days? In my dreams I could get a tiny studio someplace a little further off the map for $1000-ish, but with budget constraints I think it's more likely that I'll wind up with a roommate or two. Ideally I'd like to be a) close to a park and b) able to get to lower Manhattan in under a half hour.

Posted on July 12, 2013 at 3:14 pm 7

On A Very American Open Thread

Just wanted to send a big thank you to all the lovely 'Pinners who gave me job interview advice in last week's open thread. You were all so helpful--AND I made it to the next round! I'm 100 percent sure that your advice helped make a difference.

Posted on July 3, 2013 at 4:11 pm 14

On Friday Open Thread

@YoungLeafedJune Thank you all so much!! This is all such good advice, y'all are amazing. I'm going to go practice answering questions in the mirror like a weirdo. A professional, polished weirdo!

Posted on June 28, 2013 at 7:58 pm 1

On Friday Open Thread

@Cat named Virtute Ahh excellent tips! Thanks so much.

Posted on June 28, 2013 at 3:49 pm 1

On Friday Open Thread

Hurray open thread!

'Pinners, what are your top job interview tips? Are there certain questions you prepare to answer? Ways you get yourself pumped up beforehand? I have one coming up that I'm excited about and freaked out by in equal measure.

Posted on June 28, 2013 at 3:36 pm 0

On The Roasted Chickpea Three-Way

Yessss roasted chickpeas are a staple of my diet. Also try curried chickpeas (with curry powder and whatever other spicy spices you have on hand). Ooh and paprika!

Posted on May 28, 2013 at 3:45 pm 0

On "Do You Know Who You Look Like?"

This thread made me feel much better. Solidarity!

Posted on February 26, 2013 at 6:07 pm 0

On "Do You Know Who You Look Like?"

Usually I'm fine with the celeb comparisons I've gotten, which mostly have to do with my hair color and whether or not I have bangs. (They include: Isla Fisher (red hair), Zooey Deschanel (brown hair and bangs), Mary Tyler Moore (brown hair, no bangs.) But one time a random man on campus stopped me to say I looked like Janis Joplin, who is awesome but is also known for being not conventionally attractive and feeling bad about it. I moped around for the rest of the afternoon.

Posted on February 26, 2013 at 12:30 pm 1