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Natalie Josef

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Natalie Josef

<p>A native of Virginia, Natalie Josef is an editor, writer, and musician. She has a BA in English from James Madison University and an MA in Women's Studies from the University of Arizona. A double Capricorn and grammar freak, she cannot stomach spelling errors, inappropriate uses of your and you're, and improper punctuation. Her likes include biking, cool sneakers, chocolate milk, the Pittsburgh Steelers, and tattoos. Her passion is composing classical music on the piano and guitar. In her spare time, you can find her reading, playing soccer, and watching cartoons. Natalie has visited forty-two U.S. states and is ridiculously happy living in San Francisco.</p> &lt;!--Session data--> <div>&nbsp;</div>

Stories by Natalie Josef

Once again, a new year is upon us—another year to make and break resolutions, watch dreams die before us, and see the nether regions of drunk...
I am a child of the 80s, so I was subjected to the forced perms of the day, but surprisingly enough, that was not my worst hair disaster. Oh no, my...
The year was 1984—the movie, Terminator. Most people think of Ah-nold when thinking of Terminator, but I was drawn to the small, determined...
Everyone knows Americans are getting larger, wider, and taller, but are our feet getting bigger as well? Although the trend in bigger feet isn’...
I’m not usually one to believe in curses. I’m actually not superstitious at all—sometimes to the annoyance of my friends who wince...
My desk is covered with Simpsons memorabilia, nine boxes of cereal, and photos of my family and friends. With one glance any passer-by can see I...
Since moving to San Francisco, I’ve become more comfortable doing things alone. If you go out to eat alone in the country or in the suburbs,...
If you are just starting out in the working world or are looking to change careers, you don’t need to take a test or consult a career professional—...
It’s Christmas Eve. Dinner is ready, the house is decorated, and the lights are aglow with holiday magic. You are about to relax in the...
Most people know your astrological sign can give insight to how you tick and how you love, but few are aware of another way your astrological sign...
I have a rare blood type—AB+, which only 4 percent of the U.S. has—and secretly, I always thought it made me kind of special, even though I had no...
With economic and personal anxiety compounding holiday stress, it’s more important than ever to make sure we’re taking care of ourselves...
Horoscopes, psychics, tea leaves, magic 8-balls—we leave nothing unturned when trying to figure out who we are and what our future holds. So,...
Your moon sign and rising sign give an in-depth look into what makes you tick—they are determined by not just your birthday, but the place you were...
Have you ever met anyone who found a razorblade in a Halloween treat? I heard this growing up and I remember parents being freaked out, but I don...

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