Monthly Archives: May 2012

I Write Slow

Dear Andrew, How do I become a better keeper of writing deadlines? I am a grad student working on a dissertation that should be finished up soon, and have recently realized (always secretly known) that there is no deadline, however … Continue reading

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Follow Ups

The first follow ups are IN! Letter-Writer (from here on out, “LW”) “Ugh’d Out” posted a comment on “Honeymoon Nightmare” stating full satisfaction with the advice given and the outcome of all the advice on her entire life. Also, her … Continue reading

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Professional Courtesies, Sexism, and Friendship

Two in one day! Business is booming! Dear Yours Truly, This is a very Ann Landers-y question, because, in a way, it has to do with manners and stuff. Here’s the situation: I work in the arts, in a very … Continue reading

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Honeymoon Nightmares

Dear Yours Truly, I went on my long-overdue honeymoon last week with my awesome husband person. We stayed at a fancy ass resort and had a great time–it was one of those super chic little places that only rich people … Continue reading

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Endless Grieving And Dog Acquisition

Dear Yours Truly, Let us say that you were in a relationship that you were pretty happy with but nevertheless ended in a dramatic and emo fashion. How much time must elapse before you leave “normal healthy grieving process” territory … Continue reading

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Library or Art?

I need some career assistance. I’m torn between two pretty stupid career paths! How does a person become an archivist? Not necessarily a librarian, maybe more of an image or document or collections specialist? Is it a special Grad program? … Continue reading

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Getting Married Is Freaking Me Out!

We are starting to plan our wedding and I am overwhelmed. I would love to know your thoughts on making a wedding awesome! Who do we invite? [Other Groom’s Name Redacted] has too many friends! I have a lot of … Continue reading

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Modern Life Ain’t Easy

At what point should you decide that your chosen career isn’t going to work out, and you need to figure out something else? I just got my PhD and didn’t get a job, and I’m in a field where roughly … Continue reading

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