WhySoMillennial on Aging

That’s right. I’m aging. I’ll admit it. Tomorrow is my thirty-FOURTH birthday, meaning I’ll be undeniably in my mid-thirties. Besides finding this unacceptable given my current state of adolescent behaviour, I’ve been reflecting on some of my key accomplishments and failures. Accomplishment: Some letters after this old name of mine. I don’t think it’s a […]

Split Personality Book Club: The Power by Naomi Alderman

In case you missed the first installment of Split Personality Book Club (SPBC for short), check out my last blog post here for an introduction to the characters. This evening, Sheila, Cindy, Farah, Suzanna, and Ray all gather at Farah’s highrise apartment. Farah doesn’t believe in traditional furniture, so everyone is awkwardly perched on silk […]

Split Personality Book Club

There are a lot of people who review books online, but none quite like me. My personalities rarely agree, except on one thing: there’s nothing like opening a crisp new book. Before I get started, some introductions: Sheila – librarian, type A, constantly bites her lower lip, wears cardigans and glasses on a fine gold […]

WhySoMillennial on Friendship

“How extra should I dress this eve?”, is the question I just answered in one of my many group chats. We’re in our 30’s now, so of course I said to be responsible. Avoid wearing anything you’d care to lose/ruin with vomit. Being home for the holidays is a special time to catch up with […]

WhySoMillennial on Living With Your Parents as an Adult

*Disclaimer: I do not currently live with my parent(s). At various times and for various reasons, I admit to having moved home to live with a parent or two throughout my twenties. The internet is correct, millennials are different from previous generations, whoop-dee-doo. My 30 year old sister temporarily moved home recently and was feeling […]

WhySoMillennial on Pets VS Babies

Disclaimer: Babies are pretty cool and I’ve rarely met anyone who didn’t like his or her baby. But have you ever seen a puppy? Puppies (and actually kittens and piglets and whatever a baby sloth is called) are categorically cute. They can thaw the internal ice chunk of even the most cold-and-dead-inside of us (see […]