“Strange as it may seem, I still hope for the best. Even though the best, like an interesting piece of mail, so rarely arrives, and even when it does, it can be lost so easily.”
-Lemony Snicket, The Beatrice Letters
If you are seeking a friendly blog update from a bubbly college girl for the mildly amusing or occasionally heartwarming life observation, I implore you: look elsewhere.
This short, somewhat depressing, but hopefully impactful online journal entry involves melodramatic situations, self-help books, fires, and it begins as any of its kind typically do: too good to be true.
The story began as I moved into my shabby yet lovable house right across the street from my college campus last August, ready to take on my junior year