Thursday, August 27, 2015
In 2001, Jennifer Lopez made it known that her love don’t cost a thing. In 2012, I came to the harsh realization that others’ love does cost a thing. More specifically, $35 per month on Match.com.
Keep spinning those lies, J. Lo.
When you start paying for love—or someone to simply help you carry in the groceries—you take a good, hard look at yourself. “Is this what 26 looks like,” you ask. ...
Thursday, March 12, 2015
Public apology: I’m sorry for the things that I said. It was winter.
See, I don’t deal well with the cold. And I’m not even talking Minnesota cold. I mean Virginia cold. But hey, it’s still cold.
This winter felt like a particularly rough one, my only consolation to the below-zero wind-chill presenting itself in the form of a couch and a family-size package of Oreos. Much like a bear, I choose to...
Monday, August 18, 2014
Purchasing programs consist of negotiating national accounts with vendors, getting accounts established upon onboarding of a new asset, as well as monitoring pricing and standardizing products across your portfolio to increase your NOI and overall value of a property.As a procurement and purchasing management professional in the apartment industry, I often wonder why these programs are...
Thursday, February 27, 2014
I traded in my identity for Mariah Carey’s 1994 Christmas album.
After avoiding Target’s gravitational pull for a solid eight months, I made the fateful decision to step inside the retail vortex around mid-December. I just had to get my hands on “All I Want For Christmas Is You” in CD format.
Unfortunately, someone else had to get their hands on my credit card information.
In the grand scheme of...