Roommate Nightmares: The Child

Roommate Nightmares: The Child

A burning smell and small amount of smoke seeps in under your bedroom door. You wonder what your roommate has done this time. It turns out she got too caught up FaceTiming her boyfriend to remember her grilled cheese on the stove. Somehow, you wind up cleaning...
Roommate Nightmares: Pumpkin Spice

Roommate Nightmares: Pumpkin Spice

I’ll admit it: I find pumpkin spice season to be entirely offensive. Pumpkin spice stands in as a corporate substitute for all I know and love about autumn. But before you call me a pretentious hipster, let me explain. I’m living in the aftermath of three long months...
Roommate Nightmares: The Hoarder

Roommate Nightmares: The Hoarder

You thought your collection of mugs was bad, but it is nothing compared to your roommate’s accumulations. You’re not really sure why they have to have buy all the things on the Target clearance shelf, but they do. Included in the clearance raid was a pack...
Roommate Nightmares: Cats

Roommate Nightmares: Cats

For some reason, most people don’t feel neutral about cats. They’re either a cat fanatic or a cat hater. I definitely fall into the first category — as soon as I moved out of my dorm, I adopted Sookie. Sookie’s a special cat. Her previous owners weren’t the best. They...