Sassyhacksaws

Musings on an English Degree

Tag: college

Marley old and sick

Marley

It started ten years ago when I was young and foolish and invincible. My brother had two cats but no longer wanted one of them. He offered her to me. I asked him what was wrong with her, why would he give me a cat with no strings attached. He said there was nothing wrong […]

On Being a Twentysomething

Ooh boy. This is one of those posts I knew I’d get to at some point but never really imagined it being here. The weird thing is that I knew exactly when it should be written. Today. I needed it out today because as of today, I am no longer in my twenties. In years […]

I can’t believe I forgot to talk about Student Loans

I’ve been talking about my student loans for years. It seems like it’s been a very slow process of whittling away at them to the point where they’re manageable. And what I consider slow is probably blazing fast for the average person. I mean, I rarely paid the minimum due each month and there would […]

How to Make Friends

I don’t know if I’ve talked about this on here before–I know I’ve talked about it with a handful of different people–but, how do you make friends? Like, I legitimately want to know.  As far as I can remember, I’ve made friends when I’m in places where other people are trying to make friends en-masse. […]

SO to a Friend of Mine Who…

I just want to give a shout out to one of my friends, Zoe, from college. She recently accepted an invitation to be a Peace Corps Volunteer in the African country of Lesotho. Welcome to the family of crazies, Zoe. She leaves in October and won’t be home until January 2015 at the earliest.

I’ll never go it alone

I feel like I’m going to be a freshman in college again. The summer after senior year of high school everyone started to get on Facebook. I used it mostly to unsuccessfully track down my future roommate. Other people started groups for the incoming class, for dorms and for individual floors of those dorms. We’d […]