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My sister and I do not have the greatest travel record. Until recently, all of our trips together involved someone getting hit (her), bitten (also her), or fantastically, world-meltingly angry (me). But she just graduated from college, and I’ve survived … Continue reading

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Where have you been?! Montreal, QC, Canada, in a sublet studio apartment on the smallest street in all of downtown. Here is the balcony: Are you there forever? No. I’ll finish up my 22nd year and then go back to … Continue reading

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1. Flip flops, for when Professional Shoes disintegrate in rain 2. Free tampon from the DNC Arena. A tangible counterstrike in the war against the War on Women! 3. Credentials, hayy 4. Notebook and backup notebook 5. Pieces of flair … Continue reading

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Most of my life, I had this problem where I did not like New York City. What I can remember from visits as a kid is that it was 1. full of buildings that are tall enough to blot out … Continue reading

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Everybody needs to make at least one great road trip in their life. I don’t mean the kind that are a means to an end, like a trek to see relatives across the state or an attempt to cram five … Continue reading

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(Apologies to my artist mother if these aren’t really triptychs. I guess I could be safe and call them collages, but I’ve never been one for a penny word when a 20-drachma one will do.) I spent 24 hours (total) on the train up … Continue reading

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1. Your Mom Because she’s worried about you. Because she drove you to the train station or will pick you up from the airport. Because you know she will thumb-tack it to the giant corkboard that covers half of her … Continue reading

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