I also might get an intern this summer. So I’m going to be the nicest intern boss to ever boss
these are thoughts they are kinda related to each other so they’re all going in one super long post [[MORE]] it’s become pretty clear that I’m not going to be totally financially independent for like another 5 years. at the least. like the very very least if I’m super lucky. I may be able to get healthcare through my employer starting in November, but because this...
dany: [says something in dothraki]
missandei: no, khaleesi
missandei: it's pronounced "jif"
I have my first day/orientation for my new coordinator job tomorrow!
there is something I’ve been thinking about a lot as a relatively recent college grad trying to climb the career ladder of course there’s always some level of hazing within any organization. but to consistently treat interns and other hourly workers as unimportant is horribly short-sighted. interns are not a renewable resource. while there may always be more young people to hire as...
if there are a bunch of people who used to work construction who are currently unemployed because construction pretty much came to a full stop as soon as the great recession happened and there are: a bunch of people* in Oklahoma who need their homes rebuilt those same people plus the whole midwest who need tornado shelters so why don’t we fix this and give the construction people the...
the afghani restaurant next door to the office has $4/lb. take out buffet and some of the best chickpeas in town. I just ate 2 pounds of chickpeas and rice and while it was sooooo worth it for my mouth my tummy is not very happy to be so stuffed
Went into tj maxx for one shirt and came out with four. Damn you cynthia rowley and your adorable zippered tanks
My sister graduated college David Boreanaz was there We drank lots of wine Ithaca is full of fluffy bb geese
In the movies there is always one with red lips who is beautiful and cruel. She...– Sandra Cisneros, The House on Mango Street (via clitics)
Whenever I start feeling too arrogant about myself, I always make a trip to...– Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan on being detained at the U.S. Airport—twice. (Once, he was detained while promoting a film called “My Name is Khan” which was ironically about a person with the last name Khan suffering from repeated racial profiling.) Multiple actors and other prominent...
philosophizing on organizational theory there are times that someone within an organization or institution makes a really shitty decision about direction. it can be software used, management strategies/practices, or whatever else that many future decisions about direction will be based on and around. so all those future changes aren’t really changes because the original shitty decision...
awesome things are happening Engagement ring shopping New (second, but more highly paid) job Everyone at job 1 thinks I’m awesome and is really digging all the stuff I’m putting out Awesome new work project where I get to show off my creativity Going to Ithaca tomorrow thru Tuesday to see sister graduate college Boyfriend took me on the greatest date of all time last night I...
if in your evaluation of a conference session on diversity, you refer to “diversities” in quotation marks as if they’re imaginary or something, I’m going to go ahead and mark you down as not having learned anything.
I am so thoroughly entertained by happenings with Boyfriend’s brother because thinking about the actual consequences of his actions would just be too depressing [[MORE]]he’s been engaged three times but only married one of them. the one he married is who I’ve talked about before, describing her as Evil SiL, and they were together for a total of 4 years and had 3 kids*....
Elevate your grilling game with something that simpleminded motherfuckers...– Thug Kitchen this is the best fucking thing I’ve read all day
late night friday tmi? [[MORE]]there is something so magical about having a partner who will take you out for 2 dinners with drinks to celebrate your new job, with whom you can have the most amazing and interesting conversation, and also knows just the right spot to put their fingers to bring you to orgasm within moments. just feeling very lucky right now
Elizabeth Smart: Abstinence Education Teaches Rape... →
think-progress: Elizabeth Smart became a household name after she was kidnapped from her home in Salt Lake City, UT at the age of 14 and held in captivity for nine months. She was forced into a polygamous marriage, tethered to a metal cable, and raped daily until she was rescued from her captors nine months later. Smart was recovered while she and her kidnappers were walking down a suburban...
ooooh or we could go video games and have a Tali Zora (with Zora as the middle name but no h at the end bc that would make it too obvious)
i love hypothetical baby name fights with boyfriend but goddamnit we are having two daughters: one named Eowyn and the other named Natasha (but we’ll call her Asha) because badass fantasy chicks rule
why is it after over a month of not hearing anything back from [name brand nonprof where I applied] and the day after I sign a contract for the coordinator position at a different nonprof that’s smaller and less name-brand, but still somewhere I really want to work name brand nonprof sends me an email asking for an interview asap?
Giving guided bird walks and tabling at the International Migratory Bird Day festival tomorrow! Everyone in the DC area should come to Rock Creek Park b/w 9am and 3pm to see me, eat some delicious food, listen to some fun music, and learn about awesome birds!
so I’m now a digital communications coordinator not an assistant not an intern a coordinator
tonight is my friday bc after working through the weekend, my awesome boss gave me tomorrow and friday off. 4 DAY WEEKEND!!!!!!!!