San Francisco Is My Biggest, Proudest Failure

I’ve been thinking about San Francisco. My friend and I have a pact to get tattoos next May and the only symbol I can imagine marking myself with permanently is the Golden Gate Bridge, a doodle I’ve been sketching for years. The City by the Bay was the first city I ever fell in love […]

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Bye Bye Berkeley: Sexual harassment, self-esteem, and social media

I move home next week. After two and a half months in the Bay Area I’ll board a plane at SFO direct to JFK and start the next, next chapter of my life. I wanted to write a blog post to acknowledge this, to talk about how important and intense this summer has been, but […]

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How to Move to California

1. Decide to do it. Or decide to consider it vaguely within the realm of possibility when a partner looks around your room full of San Francisco gift shop crap in September of your senior year and says, “What’s stopping you?” and you discover you don’t have a real answer. 2. Fall in love with a […]

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Moving West and Moving On: Berkeley-bound

So I’m moving to Berkeley. Not immediately, of course, but after graduation, most likely the first week of June. The details haven’t been hashed out—will I be there for the summer or permanently, where will I live, who will I live with—but it’s definitely happening. I was offered an incredible internship and what was always […]

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