Tech + outdoors writer, plus content consultant working with top clients and publications. Lives in Brooklyn with a blue cat.
The fact is, the landline telephone used to be a silent (ironically) but major player in our relationships. And now it's basically dead.
The fact of the matter is, Princeton is an incredibly sheltered place, for better or for worse, and its hundreds of bright-eyed, vernal undergrads often don’t realize that until several years later, when we start jokingly referring to college as “the orange bubble.”
There have been more than a few moments in my current relationship where I've found myself complaining, “Couldn’t you have gotten a normal pet, like a snake?”