This past Sunday was my 25th birthday. While I don’t think of 25 as old, I definitely think of it as getting older, as I am now closer to 30 than 20.
At this sort of “in-between” moment, I got to thinking about what a difference five years can make.
I’m a completely different person at 25 than I was at 20, and although I’m thankful to have learned from my mistakes, there are a few things I wish I knew then that I know now. Like the following: More
I had been trolling Craigslist for weeks. My job as an office manager wasn’t paying the rent, and my long-deferred student loans were piling up in my mailbox. Despite looking for administrative positions that paid twice what I was making, I kept going back to “Egg Donors Needed.” More
This article was originally published on Lemondrop.com [Back story: Chelsea was working on an article for class when Steve Jobs got lippy with her. Here's her response.]
Dear Mr. Jobs,
The last time we spoke, I was on the train coming home from school, typing away on my Blackberry to you. It was the end of the week, a Thursday night, and I was very, very nervous.
School had just started a week before, and my first journalism assignment was due: an article about the new iPad program on campus at Long Island University, where I’m a journalism student. It’s a program that lets students buy iPads at a discount for use in the classroom. I wanted to write about how my college’s agreement with your company might impact our academics. More
(This article was originally posted on Lemondrop.com)
It is with great sadness that I type these words: Last night was the season finale of “The Bachelor Pad.” Oh, the memories! (Cue Sarah McLachlan music.) The cleavage close-ups! The pie-eating! The cleavage close-ups! The guitar solos! The cleavage close-ups! More
Perhaps the Chinese company Jealousy International is trying to win some coveted insensitivity award.
That’s the only reason we can imagine they might choose to launch their “Diana” line, featuring imagery of the late Princess Diana in lingerie, on the 13th anniversary of her death.