When I graduated from college in 1998, I started working as a junior copywriter for a Fortune 500 company. At least that was what was supposed to happen, according to the movies. Unfortunately, I didn't go to Harvard, MIT, or even the lowly Yale. If you aren't related to a Rockefeller, a Gates or a … Continue reading Potemkin Village Bitterness
Banned For Life BFG’s
You probably don't know this about me, but I'm on a wanted poster in my old college town. I broke multiple laws while I was there, and now I'm their public enemy number one. I broke some laws while I was there, but I was never caught for them. The first one was the dangerous … Continue reading Banned For Life BFG’s
Bitter Fire Drill!
This weekend we were visiting my niece because she just had a baby. She went to the same college I went to 20 years ago, and I haven't been back since 1995, the year I left. Everyone kept telling me how much it had changed, and I've always wanted to go back. Just like most … Continue reading Bitter Fire Drill!
Bitter Rivalry of the Week: College Football vs. 3rd Grade Football
I was an odd duckling growing up. I guess that makes sense when I was born in California and lived there until I was 6, then moved to New York and lived there until I was 8. Then moved to South Dakota until I was 18. That kind of cultural yanking can make a … Continue reading Bitter Rivalry of the Week: College Football vs. 3rd Grade Football