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Who Are You REALLY?

Who Are You REALLY?

“Do you want to find out who you REALLY are?” the advertisement on the website sidebar greeted me. I normally ignore Internet ads, but something about this one caught my attention because the inane question referred to the OCEAN Personality Test, also known as the Big Five. One of my roommates, Shannon Callahan, is a […]

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A Cultural Day Trip

A Cultural Day Trip

As we enter the often superficial joy and very real frenzy of the holiday season, don’t forget to take a little time for yourself between cursing Amazon’s “Free Super Saver Shippings” program and fixing the string of Christmas lights that plunged the nighttime outline of your house into unacceptable invisibility. At least, I did. My […]

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Coffee Catastrophe

Coffee Catastrophe

One of the new things that I have done recently is begin to support myself. After 22 years of blissful parental-dependence, I now work three separate jobs to pay my bills and fund my current frozen yogurt addiction. I almost said no to one of my current jobs when a friend found an opening for […]

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Wobbling to Work

Wobbling to Work

I said yes to something very Davis-esque recently: I rode my bike to work. Many of you who live in Davis bike to work on a regular basis, so this probably seems like a banal Yes experience, but for me, it was entirely new and somewhat stressful. I had mentioned the idea to my boss […]

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A Wine-Soaked Weekend

A Wine-Soaked Weekend

I had a wine-soaked weekend. On Friday I went to my job as executive assistant at Rominger West Winery, a job which I said yes to four weeks ago, knowing next to nothing about wine and how a winery is run. I didn’t drink any wine while at work, but I was surrounded by the […]

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Who is Abby Cadabby?

Who is Abby Cadabby?

This week I completed one of the many small transitions from childhood to adulthood that we all go through. Instead of dressing up in a costume and asking adults for candy, I was the adult handing out candy to children this Halloween. The Davis Life Magazine editor, Cary Arnold, had asked if I wanted to […]

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