What I Wanted to Be Growing Up, Chronologically

  1. Paula Abdul. Specifically. Circa 1990
  2. President of the United States (obvious segue way). Circa 1992
  3. Editor of the New Yorker. A magazine I was familiar with only because my grandparents had framed covers in their living room. Circa 1995
  4. A Pulitzer-winning, best-selling author. #NBD Circa 2000
  5. A PR pro who wears suits and heels and kicks ass a la a modern day Working Girl. (Ed note: quickly realized suits and heels were over rated. Still like kicking ass at work.) Circa LAST DECADE