ardently seeking a life

glamour and intrigue in an unrelatable way
Created 30 Apr 2021
  • i love love love to be included
    14 Dec 2021 • 1 min read
    I saw an email from one of those job-finding sites and the subject was “are you at your forever job?” which I guess means to connote a similar feeling to forever homes for foster children or unadoptab...
  • im not really a person who yells!
    07 Dec 2021 • 1 min read
    A lot of people who do substacks have some sort of gimmick. They’re fitness experts or poets. TV reviewers or masters of their trade looking to share their wisdom. What a bunch of fucking cowards. I’m...
  • huge grant (if true)
    03 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read
    Why was men’s fashion in the 1990s such ass?? The oversized (derogatory) jackets, unflattering browns and beiges, the ever-loving pervasion of leather (leather!) matthew perry… u were such a hottie u ...
  • fools give you reasons wise men never try
    30 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read
    This week began with Jack Dorsey stepping down from CEO of Twitter and will end with me in the rain, on my knees, asking the universe “what now?” I have made the terminal mistake of leaning too far in...
  • baby in vacation mode: weekend edition
    20 Nov 2021 • 1 min read
    I wanted to address the rumors and confirm that yes, I am in vacation mode. In fact I am writing this at the airport which is very la vie boheme of me. In an effort to sort of maximize packing potenti...
  • romanticism & resignation
    15 Nov 2021 • 4 min read
    an update for you: the tech bro I talked about last time ghosted me. I’ve moved on to a farm boy who likes mid-2000s electronic music. sincerely, lost in the java OK I love a returning customer with a...
  • shaking things up a little
    10 Nov 2021 • 1 min read • 2 1
    I’m feeling defensive right now but I’m not going to talk about why. Sorry if you’re nosy but mind your own business. I’m trying to set up therapy with this new woman and she begins all her email repl...
  • be careful what you wish for
    03 Nov 2021 • 1 min read
    While I was fighting for my life on my way to work this morning (see: rain, see: people driving worse than I normally do), I had a thought. I forgot what that was because almost immediately I had to s...
  • halloween list
    27 Oct 2021 • 1 min read
    The ephemeral nature of trends leaves us all asking the question “is this thing I’m doing very lame?” and luckily, I know the answer every fucking time. So let’s go. OUT Saying stuff like “I wish it w...
  • a BIG WEEK for baby
    22 Oct 2021 • 1 min read
    I thought I was going to be cool and disaffected by not posting twice a week but you know what, this was not the week for that. It’s Friday afternoon and I’m sitting in a trendy coffeeshop drinking a ...
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