Art by Christine Nelson Each time a national lottery prize reaches astronomical heights, a level of cold, hard cash that the vast majority of Americans will never attain — at least overnight, anyways — we seem to dream quite a bit more than we typically do. Newscasters on stations everywhere ask people on the street, “What would you do with the jackpot?” and invariably, … [Read more...] about So You Didn’t Win the Powerball — Now What?
As we approach the end of the school year, a panic starts to ensue. The most obvious is for seniors — in three or four short weeks, they truly enter the “real” world. For most, this means 9 to 5 jobs, cubicles, professional dress codes every day and withdrawal of their parents’ financial support. *Shudder.* Thank God I’m not a senior. But wait — I’m a junior. My own reality … [Read more...] about These are the Best Years of Your Life