Julia Porter

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Julia Porter

My name is Julia Porter. I hold a BA in English Education from Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis (IUPUI) and an MA in English Literature from Brooklyn College. I am a PhD student, English adjunct, writer, knitter, and a wife. Follow me on Twitter at @juliakayporter.

Stories by Julia Porter

Though many people associate knitting with grandmother’s clicking heavy needles in rocking chairs, knitting has been revolutionized in the past...
Those of us who have grew up in the 80’s and 90’s have been told we can “have it all” while being inundated with media that...
“If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.” ~Albert Einstein I know I have definitely spent time...
I travel a lot. Each month, I pack up my suitcase to hit the road, whether it be (quite literally) by plane, train, or automobile. Whether it be for...
Working virtually is not only cost-effective to employers (who save money on office space and utilities) but also to employees. With rising gas costs...
When I was 18, I literally had no idea what I wanted to do and was totally daunted with the task of choosing a college major. One of my teachers...
I can’t even BEGIN to count how many times I’ve heard, "An IPhone is better." But, I’ve gotta tell you, I am, and will...
October is back. For years we’ve been inundated with Breast Cancer Awareness in the month of October through TV commercials, football players...
With the current state of the economy, many employers are trying to cut overhead costs. With Skype, the Internet, and unlimited minutes on cell phone...
When I tell people that when I get married in two weeks that I am not taking my fiancé’s last name, I usually get a blank stare and...
Before we became so inundated with television, the Internet, and rushed chats with our dearest friends over a quick cup of coffee during our breaks...
Volunteering is not only good for the soul and spirit, but also for your health! According to Volunteering in America, volunteering makes people...
Walking straight to the electronics department, she is visibly excited. She asks for the salesperson to help her purchase a brand new iPod. “...
Leadership is a word that we have heard ever since we were in our eighth grade global studies class. What does it mean and what does a true leader...
Often when the holiday season approaches us, we feel overwhelmed, stressed, and sometimes, even a little greedy. With the economy plummeting, prices...

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