Franzen recognizes that in order to create checklists that you actually stick with, they need to fill a need beyond "getting things done." They need to help you live the kind of life you want to live.
The characters in this show are so amazingly complex and interesting, I thought they would make for a great quiz.
When you clean by junebugging, you pick an spot you want to clean, and keep bringing yourself back to that spot, no matter where you wander through the cleaning process.
Overall, life has been really good lately. Chaotic and full of big changes, sure, but good in that way that makes your soul feel warm.
Even when life is hard, life is good.
I think I had so much to do that I didn't even think about it, I just started checking things off my list as fast as I could.
I’m beginning to think that this is just what life in your 20s is like. Instability, chaos, and an intense love-hate relationship with your daily reality.
Here are the four things that went the furthest in terms of giving our house a homey vibe.
Labor Day is coming up, which means we have a rare opportunity to actually see our friends despite the incessant business of adulting.
Adult Fantasy reads like a series of letters from your smartest friend, which is just objectively enjoyable to read.