Thursday, December 3, 2015
I studied abroad in Bath, England, during my junior year of college. Though, to be more accurate, it was more like I binge-ate digestives, traveled on sketchy buses and discovered hard cider abroad. Not a lot of studying.
It was the spring of 2007, and I lived in an old, narrow Georgian home overlooking the city center with eight roommates who were total strangers when I first arrived...
Thursday, October 22, 2015
I recently played Cupid. It didn’t work out so well.
A few weeks ago a friend casually mentioned that he saw a girl performing in an improv show where we take classes, and he thought she was cute. With nothing more to go on than “she has bangs and a darker complexion,” I went to work stalking the hell out of this poor girl. Facebook, Google, improv class email threads; I vowed to find her.
Thursday, September 17, 2015
There’s something that seems to snap in most people after that third lap around a crowded parking lot. The first two times, you’re sitting calmly behind the wheel, confident an open parking space will surely make its presence known.
And then you make that third lap and you start morphing into the Hulk. And by you, I mean my Dad.
It’s always at the worst time, too—some sort of holiday or family...
Monday, September 14, 2015
As a student at The University of Texas, I switched my major from education to real estate finance — but my RPM story is still all about learning. In fact, my commitment to education is why I decided to become an RPM Careers ambassador.
RPM Careers ambassadors are the faces of RPMcareers.org, the National Apartment Association Education Institute’s (NAAEI) jobs promotion website, which is...