I bought a car. Thanks to some help with a down payment and the astounding $300 in trade I was able to score for Betsy, whose fender was resting atop the tire, whose bumper was mostly on the ground, and who began to hemmorhage coolant somewhere around the state line. I am the proud (and … Continue reading Improper Alignment and a Proposal
I set up a pretty significant interview last week. I set up interviews, and conduct interviews, every single day. They are not difficult. Rarely do they make me nervous or hesitant. I've discovered that the silver bullet for social anxiety is to manipulate your life such that every interaction takes place solely with the focus … Continue reading A Caramel Macchiato and Detective Chimenti
So. Sailor J did a little riff on my house. Which I love. https://youtu.be/OjF41IM_G0Q Also, Hidden Brain did a badass rundown of modern marriage that totally totally mirrors my entire marriage philosophy. So. https://play.google.com/music/m/Dakxsyu3ocwxzoli6sls4wtiusy?t=When_Did_Marriage_Become_So_Hard_-_Hidden_Brain Bam. There you go. You. Are. Welcome.
Not gonna lie, you guys. I was hoping for this guy to pop up sometime soon. The Devil. "Am Fear-millidh" in Scottish gaelic, assuming I'm not beling lied to (and I have to be honest I'm not trying exceedingly hard to make sure I'm not...my strategy is basically find an online translator that is NOT … Continue reading Tarot Tuesday and Devil’s Advocate
First of all, you guys, I discovered my new ringtone on YouTube last night. It's the chorus of this amazing song that I never knew existed but which has changed my life for the better and is now my personal theme song as well: This weekend was the 17th annual Women are Wonderful in Warren. … Continue reading Hell to da Naw Naw and Wonderful Women
Ughhhhhhh. I needed to come up with a list of things I love for this week's column. And can I just...you know what? Ryan Murphy can blow me. For real. I love you, Murph, for AHS season one, and I forgive you for AHS Roanoke, which isn't an easy thing to forgive, I don't mind … Continue reading Snickerdoodles and a Box of Meat
This started out as a response to a Facebook comment from someone with absolutely no insight into how bright their privilege burns in their thoughtless response to a simple "be kind" meme Clearly, it grew swiftly and viciously out of control, becoming entirely inappropriate even for the most dedicated and zealous of keyboard warriors to … Continue reading Functional Poverty and Your Hard Earned Tax Money