Everyday Life

News that Impacts the Blog But Is Not About the Blog

So I’ve been trying to figure out how to write this post for blithering ages, because it needs to be said. No, before you worry, this isn’t me shutting this silly thing down. Rather, it’s an explanation for why I’ve been a bit wandery these past few months. Unfocused. Here and there. Don’t make that… Continue reading News that Impacts the Blog But Is Not About the Blog

Comedy · Everyday Life

A Little Paranoia Never Failed to Amuse Anyone

Once upon a time, I casually mentioned to my husband that it’d be cool if he grew his hair out. After all, no one here in the States would care. Husband interpreted this comment as a direct order, and spent the subsequent three years letting his locks grow unfettered. Now he has a foot and a… Continue reading A Little Paranoia Never Failed to Amuse Anyone

Comedy · Everyday Life · Why I'm a Ridiculous Person

My Husband Is the Plant Whisperer

  A few weeks ago, Husband decided to grow some herbs. He went about this in his usual fashion, where he said, “I’m going to grow herbs in our apartment!” and I said “No” and he did it anyway. Before I knew it, five little pots arrived in the mail, pastel-colored in concession to my decorating… Continue reading My Husband Is the Plant Whisperer

Comedy · Everyday Life · Why I'm a Ridiculous Person

Recycling and Me: A Melodrama

Recycling: what is it? Is it the thing where instead of throwing out that old T-shirt, you clean a floor with it? Is it putting aluminum cans in a bin? Or is it a vicious battle of individual versus bureaucracy that won’t end until one side perishes? Every country has its own recycling mandates, and… Continue reading Recycling and Me: A Melodrama

Current Events · Everyday Life · Opinion

It’s Not About Cereal, It’s About Entitlement

My Facebook news feed has recently been all a-buzz with the latest news: Millennials aren’t eating cereal. Doesn’t take much to make the news these days, does it? Heavens to Betsy, we’re not eating cereal, and the reason the news people are up in arms is because the most common reason cited is that it’s… Continue reading It’s Not About Cereal, It’s About Entitlement