stella:it's good to talk to you. it's been too long.
mera:i know! how are you? how is your life?
stella:not so amazing. i am still unemployed and i am markedly lonely. how are you doing?
mera:i'm doing okay. just trying to figure out what to do when i graduate. where to move, jobs, etc..
stella:that's a tough one. i wish i was a better example of the possibilities for a recent grad... but here i am simply spending my days coming up with reasons not to kill myself. oh yeah. i am wildly depressed, did i mention that? and i started smoking.