Month: October 2015

Building Rituals: The Dilbert Guide to Managing Life

October 30, 2015 / 5 Comments

Every day when I make a cup of tea in the microwave I think of my Aunt Klara. While staying at her house in New Hampshire years ago, I dropped a tea bag into a cup of water and put it in the microwave. “No!” she (very nearly) shrieked. “You have to microwave the water without the…

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Life imitating art

October 30, 2015 / 0 Comments

He’ll want to use your yacht, and I don’t want this thing smelling like fish. Steve Holt! No! I was ashamed to be SEEN with you. I like being with you. Marry me. It’s called ‘taking advantage.’ It’s what gets you ahead in life. I’m a monster. Army had half a day. I don’t criticize…

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Shopping Fest

October 30, 2015 / 0 Comments

He’ll want to use your yacht, and I don’t want this thing smelling like fish. Steve Holt! No! I was ashamed to be SEEN with you. I like being with you. Marry me. It’s called ‘taking advantage.’ It’s what gets you ahead in life. I’m a monster. Army had half a day. I don’t criticize…

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Did You Love Serial? Have You Heard the Latest? GAHHHHHHH!

October 28, 2015 / 0 Comments

If you loved the Serial podcast, maybe you’ve been listening to Undisclosed. Or more likely, you haven’t … because I’m the only a-hole I know in real life who’s been keeping up with this case. [Maybe you’ve listened to neither and have no idea what I’m talking about. If you’re one of those people, stop reading…

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Do You Stink at Throwing Parties? Here’s Help from Elton John’s Party Planner (For Real)

October 21, 2015 / 0 Comments

If I were to sit down and make a list of things that I’m good at, I’d probably include: making dinner out of whatever is around being 10 minutes late to anything that’s not a work function, wedding, or funeral, and justifying why I should have cake today (there’s always a reason if you think hard…

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Things That Annoyed Me Today

October 7, 2015 / 0 Comments

Overall I had a good day. Right up until I had to wipe a few items off my to-do list. Now I’m feeling grrrrr…. Things that got on my nerves today: Having to get on the phone with both my health insurer and the health insurance exchange in my THIRD attempt to get my address…

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