New Year… Round 21

HAPPY NEW YEAR Just like everyone else, I am starting the year off with the best of intentions. I intend to be healthier, happier, kinder, more productive, more responsible, etc. Statistically speaking, New Year’s Resolutions almost inevitably fail. 80% of resolutions fail by February and only 9% of them survive until the end of the … More New Year… Round 21

I Ain’t Sayin’ I’m a Gold-digger: Dating an Older Man

So last weekend I stayed at the Ritz-Carlton in New York City… … and it was amazing. So how did I afford to stay at the most expensive hotel in New York City right before Christmas? I didn’t. My older boyfriend did. But I SWEAR I am not a gold-digger. (Hums “Golddigger” by Kanye West) … More I Ain’t Sayin’ I’m a Gold-digger: Dating an Older Man

Believe: Updated Meaning of Being Uzbek American

Hi, I’m Kate. I’m from Uzbekistan. “You mean Kazakhstan, right? Like Borat?” *assume Borat accent*  “Do you want to be my boyfriend?”, “Have you met my brother, Bilo?”, “Is your name Natalia? Are you number four prostitute in all of Uzbekistan?” (Little do they know that my mom’s name is Natalya, but she is definitely not number … More Believe: Updated Meaning of Being Uzbek American

October Wishlist

One of my goals for this month is to post on this site more frequently. That means you’ll be seeing a lot more of me from now on. In order to ensure that I can’t use the “I have nothing to write about!” excuse, I’ve decided to add a few series onto my page. One … More October Wishlist