On So, Why Is North Carolina So Cheap?

Awesome!! I just came back to the US after a couple years of living abroad and decided to move to North Carolina because it's beautiful and affordable. Now to just find a job...

Posted on January 28, 2014 at 10:14 am 0

On What Happens to Our Clothes After They Are Donated

This summer I was doing some work with a youth program in the Dominican Republic, and one of the participants, a high school teacher in Brooklyn, noticed one of the kids was wearing gym shorts from his school. A lot of clothes that are sold in the DR come from US donations, which makes sense given their proximity.

Posted on December 11, 2013 at 2:43 pm 0

On Is Talking About Money So Terribly Hard?

I'm always amazed at the hesitation I feel when asking people how much they pay for rent.

Posted on November 22, 2013 at 6:07 pm 0

On We Should Get Up More

@BornSecular Maybe you could get your doctor to write a note for the exercise ball, saying you need it for your health? Pretty ridiculous that employers would not allow such tiny changes to help their employees be more comfortable and healthy (SHOCKING, right?). With the health improvements that standing apparently provides, installing more standing desks/what have you would save them money in the long run in terms of health insurance payments. Plus, you know, HAPPIER people.

Posted on October 31, 2013 at 11:24 am 1

On The Way I Get By: Confessions of a Flight Attendant's Daughter

What. I. Would. Do.

Posted on October 25, 2013 at 11:01 am 0

On Hi Everyone, Please Don't Hate Me

Welcome, Meghan! You sound lovely. Also, your blog is hilarious.

Posted on October 21, 2013 at 1:10 pm 0

On How to Make It as a Creatively Successful If Not Entirely Happy Person

Excellent photo choice. If you are into 'how the best do their things best' articles, you should subscribe to barking up the wrong tree's weekly email. It's full of that, plus even better stuff.

Posted on October 7, 2013 at 12:59 pm 1

On The Cost of Optimism

Great article title.

Posted on August 23, 2013 at 11:29 am 0

On Morning Coffee Orders From Around the World

Awesome article! In Buenos Aires, a jarro (espresso) will cost 12 pesos Ars ($2.20) and a cafe con leche (coffee with milk) is 15 pesos ($2.80). (Only if you stay away from the center, though, where you can easily pay $4-5 usd for a takeaway coffee!)

Posted on August 12, 2013 at 10:56 am 0

On Renata Adler on Charitable Giving and Young Folk

@seaermine Word word word. Couldn't agree more.

Posted on June 17, 2013 at 10:20 am 0