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Austin, Featured

Reasons Why Austin is the Best Place Ever

17 Comments 01 July 2014

I stopped reading Vice last year after I spotted an article titled “The Woman Who Trains Dogs to Have Sex with Humans” on my Facebook feed, so I haven’t actually read the infamous “Reasons Why Austin is the Worst Place Ever” article that wafted through the Internet last week. I did, however, read many of [...]

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Featured, Hipstercrite Life, Travel

Stories of Strangers on the Train: The Veteran

1 Comment 26 June 2014

I met a lot of people on my recent 96-hour train trip. I shared a story about the old man who looked like the main character in Up. He was traveling to Chicago from San Antonio, heartbroken after arriving the day after his sister had passed away. He was tiny and had an infectious giggle. Though [...]

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Featured, Hipstercrite Life, Travel

Stories of Strangers on the Train: The Old Man

5 Comments 18 June 2014

Last week, I took a 48-hour train trip from Austin to New York. Some of you have been following my adventures on social media (thanks for coming along for the ride!), but I wanted to share some more stories on my blog from the tracks. Amtrak didn’t pick me for their Amtrak Residency, so I [...]

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Austin, Featured, Social Media

Big Ol’ Divorce Yard Sale!

4 Comments 09 June 2014

Yesterday I came across this sign near my house: I took a photo of it on Instagram and it got a lot of shares and comments. Who doesn’t appreciate a sense of humor when it comes to tragedy? I discovered that the creator of the flyer is a man who goes by the name America [...]

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Blogging, Featured, Social Media

Do You Feel Sad When People Don’t Hit ‘Like’ on Your Posts? That’s Normal.

4 Comments 04 June 2014

source here I told myself that the second I was no longer a poor, starving artist, I would order a subscription to the New York Times Weekender. At 30 years of age, I can proudly say that I’m no longer poor or starving, and I guess the artist part could be argued as well. However, [...]

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Featured, Travel

Hipster Travel: Sunken City, the Neighborhood That Fell Into the Ocean

2 Comments 03 June 2014

Last weekend, I jumped in my car and drove to LA, like a goddamn fool. I’ve been a huge pussy about flying and after crying like a little bitch about whether or not I should buy a last minute flight or make the 42-hour roundtrip car ride to LA, I decided to toughen up, throw [...]

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20-Something, Featured, Hipstercrite Life

Do You Have Anxiety? You’re Not Alone, Child

7 Comments 15 May 2014

  source: The New Yorker I often write about my anxiety on this blog. Maybe you’re sick of reading it, or maybe you can relate. Maybe you’re a hypochondriac like me. If you are, share a soothing comment down below; it’s nice to know I’m not the only nerveball out there. My anxiety has been [...]

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Austin, Travel

I Think We Created a New Fashion Trend: Formal Tubing Wear

2 Comments 13 May 2014

This weekend, we celebrated my boyfriend’s half birthday. I had a written the story as to why we celebrated his birthday in May instead of on his actual birthday in November, but when I read this post to him, he said, “You don’t have to put EVERYTHING on the Internet.” And because I don’t want [...]

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