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Letter to My 20-Year-Old-Self

3rd June 2010

My friend Cassie is doing a project where she asks people to write letters to their twenty-something selves. I sent her mine and if you like it, check back here Monday for “20 Things I Wish I’d known in My 20s.” In the meantime here’s the start of my note for Cassie:

Dear 20-Something Maggie,

Hello, sweetie. This is just a quick note to say thank you for everything you’re doing for the team.

First, thank you for not filming, photographing, or otherwise recording yourself having sex. Good call. And speaking of sex, your suspicion that you are preternaturally fertile is correct. So thank you for being attentive about birth control. Read the rest…