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5 Things to Never Settle For

Don't be fooled by these happy pilgrims. Settling is so suckers.

Don’t be fooled by these happy pilgrims. Settling is for suckers.

There are so many things we can settle for when we’re trying to figure it all out. We might settle for a lower salary, a smaller apartment, and a knock-off pair of shoes until we can afford the real deal. We might settle for ramen noodles for dinner. But there are things we should never settle for, be it in a relationship, in our careers, or just in the things we know we deserve. Before we hit 30 and look back in regret, we need to have a heart-to-heart with ourselves and decide what we can bend on and what we never will. Here’s my list: Read the rest of this entry

The Sounds of Summer, in Retrospect

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I need the smell of summer, I need its noises in my ears” — Brand New, I Will Play My Game Beneath the Spin Light

I’m something of live music junkie. I don’t think I’ve ever been to a bad show, nor have I turned down the opportunity to go to a concert. This year, I’ve seen live shows featuring everyone from Big Boi to Guster to Taylor Swift. There’s nothing quite like being in the middle of a crowd of people, getting slammed with beats (whether it’s hip hop, punk or pop). This summer, I hit up  a TON of concerts and toyed around with the idea of doing individual concert posts, but because that seemed like too much of a commitment (and we all know how much I hate commitment), I opted for a summer concert series review instead. Enjoy! Read the rest of this entry