I’ll admit, I used to be one of those people who looked at vegans and vegetarians as being among the most annoying people on the planet. They’re always preaching about how much better they are than everyone else and they just won’t shut up about being vegan, right? And there’s no possible way they could ever get the nutrients they need to thrive as human beings – we need protein after all! Read More
I have to confess something about myself: I enjoy being angry. I like watching and listening to viewpoints that are outrageously different from my own, simply because I take great pleasure in formulating rebuttals and proving how much wittier I am than the person in question (only joking…sort of). I also do like to stay up-to-date on different viewpoints, even if I don’t at all agree with them. Read More
Back in college I went on a study abroad excursion to Sochi, Russia where their idea of “spicy food” is a red sauce that eerily resembles ketchup. Read More
There are very few things in this world that irritate me as much as the following scenario:
You’ve been on a few dates with a great guy and it feels like you’ve finally found the perfect match after the sea of losers you dated in the past. You text back and forth constantly when you’re not physically together and you laugh at each other’s stupid jokes. You both even have the same weird obsession with Bob’s Burgers. Then one day he stops replying to your texts.
And just like a ghost, he’s gone into thin air.
*This article references both technology and social media as related entities as they are often used together.
We’ve all heard someone utter the sentiment that Millennials’ dependence on technology is wrecking society. In fact, just the other day I had an older gentleman lean over while I was sending a text and say to me in a somewhat-patronizing tone, “your generation is just all about your phones, isn’t it?” It certainly does seem that way at times, I’ll admit. My grandmother’s favorite thing to say regarding my generation is, “I’m sure glad I’m not growing up in today’s world!” I mean, we’re losing our social skills after all!
Or are we…?