The title of this post is from a song lyric my brain grabbed when I heard it on the radio a few years ago. Unlike the narrator of that song, I have never woken up with my car in the front yard, my clothes on, a cigarette burning, the smoke alarm going off, after calling someone a bunch of names… Read more »
Arborio rice How long has it been since I made risotto from scratch? Thanksgiving of… some year? Back when I had a young baby and two part-time jobs and still tried to cook? I have much lower standards these days. And the not-quite-enough-for-anything arborio rice is still in the cabinet, because the solution to having not quite enough arborio rice… Read more »
DREAM THE FIRST: I didn’t really graduate from college, and now I have to finish my degree. Okay, this one is probably my fault. Leave college for a semester, go back but drop a class, leave again, re-enroll with spotty attendance and almost fail a required course at the last minute, leave graduate school after one year, work, go back… Read more »
C-Man: And he’s going to need a lunch packed. Me, head halfway under a pillow: I KNOW. C-Man: Sweetie, that was not me saying “Dammit, woman!” You can tell when I mean that because I say “Dammit, woman!” Me: Yeah okay good point.
Since we are apparently magnetic to people who are not paying attention while driving, I offer this guide for anyone ELSE who may end up trying to park their pickup or SUV in the back of my Honda Fit. Once your vehicle has impacted mine, please do NOT: 1. Complain about the damage to your own car. 2. Complain about… Read more »
C-Man: What would you say my learning style is? Me: Well, you can memorize tons of information just by reading it once, so I would say your learning style is… f—ing annoying.
The year 2012 was not kind to me, and I stopped blogging. I did update Facebook occasionally, though. Here are the bits that I’d like to have tucked away in my blog for safekeeping, so I can read them later to find out if I was actually as funny as I think I am. June 2012 At 8pm, our carpenter… Read more »
My life? Not working. 2012 has been this: preschool drama, repeated illness of all family members, dog dying, attempted break-in with brick through door, ambulance to ER during business trip, summer busy season at work, loss of almost all social contact with non-work friends, massive sleep disruptions, complete inability to keep wheels on any part of household maintenance, financial management,… Read more »