Allison Parr

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How to be a Proper Adult

Today I was feeling a bit like a disaster (I blame this on not taking a morning shower) and so when I came home, I wrote up a list called How to be a Proper Adult, which I expected to shame me into at least attempting to be responsible.

But you know what? There were only five (5!) items on the list. And, okay, #1 was make like five different kinds of doctor appointments, but still. I am not near...

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“You only get hurt that badly when you're doing something that matters.Something impossible.Taking a risk.Investing yourself.And ball's worth it,the rush you get, the exhilaration...”
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“I had always imagined being in love as some grand, sweeping epic. A prince on a white horse. Dashing.”
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“I’ll tell everyone about our stellar apartment—though maybe I’ll bump us up to Park Slope—and about my fabulous publishing internship—I think I’ll pretend it’s a salaried job.” Come to think about it, this reunion seemed like a really bad idea. I leaned against the counter in defeat. “Oh, God. I haven’t done anything. I’m going to show up and be a failure.”“‘Oh, woe is me,’” Eva said from back at the mirror.“‘To have seen what I have seen,see what I see!’”That was the problem with living with a former theatre major. Sometimes she rebuked me with Shakespeare.”
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