In Defense of Bare Walls
Whitney Carpenter challenges the last step toward adulthood: hanging framed photographs in her home.
The Pursuit of Wackiness
Managers hope that a “fun” work place inspires productivity, but Whitney Carpenter finds mandatory wackiness distracting.
The Weight of a Good Notebook
Whitney Carpenter suffers from a common affliction in which she buys fancy notebooks, but rarely writes in them.
The Holidays, As Seen On Television
Whitney Carpenter is the only person who wishes her Thanksgiving was more like an episode of
House Hunting: Moving Out, Moving In
In her final entry, Whitney Carpenter packs her life (and other knickknacks) into a U-Haul.
House Hunting: The Waiting is the Hardest Part
With the home of her dreams chosen, Whitney Carpenter twiddles her thumbs, just waiting for something to go wrong.
House Hunting: Matching Games
Whitney Carpenter thinks your home should match your personality — a belief that is making her an even pickier home buyer.
House Hunting: Taking Advice
When it comes to buying a home, Whitney Carpenter has heard everything from horror stories to happy endings. Whitney has advice about taking advice.
House Hunting: Explain Yourself
Whitney Carpenter judges houses. Loan officers judge Whitney.
House Hunting: Move On
In her new series, Whitney Carpenter decides to buy a house, but not for the reasons you’d expect.
After quitting her corporate office job to work at an outlet shoe store, Whitney Carpenter learns to be friendly.
The internet is devastating a lot of things: record labels, the publishing industry, and traditional family values. But the most tragic loss, Whitney Carpenter observes, is the neighborhood busybody.