That Time I Cancelled My Monthly Subscriptions

Monday, August 29, 2016

After a cancellation survey and two confirmation e-mails, my affair with Birchbox is officially over. I am a graduate, entering the real world with no assistance from facemasks and perfume samples.

That Time I Turned Twenty-Three

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

This past weekend, I celebrated twenty-three years of life. If you talked to me in the preceding month or so, you know that I wasn't excited for this birthday. I've always had an affinity for even numbers, so this very odd, very mundane year felt like a page I'd rather skip over. Then, hours before the clock struck midnight, my godmother pointed out that 23 is a prime number. And it dawned on me that sometimes things don't seem so great, and sometimes we have to work to find the positive–but there is always a positive.

Per tradition, I've found a quote that I'm assigning to this prime year: