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Articles by Emily Snedecor

By day, Emily is a preschool teacher in New York City. By night and weekend, she's an amateur cook, annoyed cat owner, doting girlfriend, photographer, bicycle rider, and adoring fan of the written word. She's not leading multiple lives, she just can't make up her mind about what she likes best.

The Power of Positive Thinking
June 15, 2010 – 6:55 pm | Comments
The Power of Positive Thinking

We Choisters are living in the time of instant gratification - digital cameras, cars available to rent by the hour, chatting face to pixelated face with loved ones many miles away, books that magically appear on devices that fit conveniently in one’s purse. It seems like we can have everything, whenever we want it and however we want it. But what about how we feel? Can the same sort of instant gratification occur for our moods?

Accidental Planning For A Nonexistent Wedding
June 9, 2010 – 12:10 am | Comments

At some point in the past year, my brain assembled a mental wedding scrapbook and I can’t stop collecting images and ideas.

What To Do With A Whole Summer?
May 25, 2010 – 10:28 pm | Comments
What To Do With A Whole Summer?

I know I will very likely get extremely and unbelievably bored if I spend the summer idle.

Mansion Apartment Shack House - MASH!
May 12, 2010 – 9:20 pm | Comments

SEVEN?! OH NO! What could seven mean? What if I don’t end up with the man of my dreams? And what if I DO end up in a (gulp) SHACK?

Two Heads Are Better Than One. Maybe?
May 5, 2010 – 3:09 am | Comments
Two Heads Are Better Than One. Maybe?

Making decisions is complicated, especially when the choices seem endless. It’s twice as complicated when you throw someone else in the mix and then you have to make a choice together.

THIS JUST IN: Humans Hunted by Killer Shampoo
April 27, 2010 – 9:50 pm | Comments
THIS JUST IN: Humans Hunted by Killer Shampoo

If only it were as simple as silky hair…

What Do You See When You See Me?
April 14, 2010 – 10:56 pm | Comments
What Do You See When You See Me?

You see, I like to imagine what other people’s lives are like based on just a quick glimpse… After seeing these people and creating stories for them I begin to wonder what they see as they look at me.

Impulse Shopper’s Reasoning
April 6, 2010 – 9:58 pm | Comments
Impulse Shopper’s Reasoning

When I walk away with a triumphant kick in my step and shopping bag in hand, I’m sifting through my brain for anything that will justify my spontaneous purchase.