The life and times of a frightened performer. By Melissa Miller
The job application process has always slightly distressed me because of how fake it always felt. Writing resumes and cover letters always felt in some ways like I was manipulating truths and rearranging cliches, and it has always given me a feeling of unease. When applying for those entry-level clerical positions at companies that were irrelevant to my interests, I have to pretend like it’s been my dream all long.
“I awoke in a sweat from the American Dream.” — Over the past several years, my mind has spanned many, many expanses searching for ideas on how to make more money. I’ve had too many ideas to count, some sprouting up at times when I felt more destitute than others. I’ve compiled a small list of recurring ideas and the pros and cons of each.
What is a more obnoxious and blasé way to kick off this shiny new variety blog than to talk about 2015 New Year’s Resolutions! Some people might argue that it’s a little stale to discuss new year’s resolutions, but I think it’s important to re-evaluate and re-form goals on a regular basis.