I discovered a new blog this weekend called CassieBoorn.com. What really grabbed me was the "20-Something Self Letters" category, which includes letters written by women to their younger twenty-something selves. The letters are filled with wisdom and advice only women in the advanced ages of thirty or forty can dispense. Cassie also has another category labeled "56 Things To Do Before I’m 25" where she lists "Buy a pair of Uggs" as her #22 thing to do, but we won't hold that against her.
After reading through a few of the 20-Something Letter entries, I was inspired to write to my younger self. My first draft began as: "Dear Self, for the LOVE OF GOD do not let Ben photograph you in those denim maternity overalls..." However, I deleted that and decided to address more pressing matters... "Dear Self, do not rent the movie 'Cape Fear;' it sucks."
In the end I wrote this: ...Continue Reading