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Rejection Week

by Christine Herrin

San francisco — Monday So, yeah, we decided not to push through with the interview process. We’ve decided that we need someone with more experience. Tuesday I don’t know how to say this, but … I’m no longer interested. (… in you.) </3 … And it’s only Wednesday. Or, maybe, hey, it’s only Wednesday. I mean, things can only get better, right? (or do these things come in threes?)

japan, Life, Prose

AM view. New apartment, life.

by Mona Nomura

Tokyo — I am in love with my new apartment. During the day there is so much light pouring in, I don’t know what to do with the brightness. I look forward to off-days so I can sit in the sunshine, look out o...

lettering, Life, Type

I can't do this but I'm doing it anyway

by Christine Herrin

San francisco — I’m struggling. Deep breaths. I can almost hear Ken’s voice in my head: Not enough contrast, fix that M, this doesn’t work, that’s misaligned. Sketch it again. My estimated five hours has turned in...

Prose, Life, Good to Remember

Perhaps we should go 'offline' more often. Sign off, log out, power down, and go away to a place where you won't need a router to feel connected.

by Trish Quema

San francisco — As I greeted our elevator staff, “Happy Almost Friday!,” Gordon says, “I knew you were coming in today (before his shift ended). You always say hi. Everyone’s too busy on their phones to notice I’m he...

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