Lindsey

Lindsey

Stories by Lindsey

Tips for Extending the Life of Your Not-So-New Car

Nov 02, 2011

Clunk! Clunk! Clunk! That was the sound I dreaded hearing most on the highway, and the moment I heard it, I scanned the road for an accident ahead. Then it dawned on me: The noise was coming from my car. It wasn’t the ideal time for my old car to give out—I was hours from […]

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How to Deal with an Uncooperative Landlord

Oct 19, 2011

When I moved into my first apartment after college, I was thrilled about finally having my own place. What I didn’t count on was the family of mice that would also make a home in my cozy space. Despite living with rodent roommates for more than six months, my landlord didn’t seem to care much […]

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5 Concerns When Moving to the Big City

Oct 05, 2011

My first summer after college was one big blur: In just a couple of weeks, I went from hitting the books to hitting the streets for a new job in a brand new city. Although it took only five hours and one overloaded U-Haul to relocate from my small Iowa town to Chicago, deciding where […]

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Keep Your Stuff Safe on Campus

Sep 19, 2011

Though I graduated from college a couple years ago, my college roommates and I are still crazy close. (After all, we did survive the school cafeteria together.) During our days of dorm living, we shared everything—from clothes and class notes to the latest juicy gossip. But with so many people in such a tiny living […]

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