Recently I’ve begun to work out, and I’m sure that you can spot that this is a comedy post from a mile out. Let’s go with it. Recently I’ve begun working out. This decision was reached after I ran up our apartment stairs and found myself out of breath at the top. Now, I live… Continue reading Tripping Over the Sofa With Aplomb
Way back last August, Husband and I got our second apartment together, and we needed furniture. Like, lots of furniture. Because we literally didn’t own any. “How can this be?” you ask. Pretty easily: we’d sold all of it in Japan a year and a half beforehand. I tell a lie; I did, last August… Continue reading My Coffee Table As a Metaphor For Life
I am told there are people who clean to relieve their stress. I am not one of them. Cleaning stresses me the heck out. Vacuuming? Dusting? Organizing? Excuse me for a moment, my pulse just sped up, and not in a good way. All my life, I have been one of those people who cleans… Continue reading Cleaning To Win: How Not To Murder Your Significant Other
As you can probably guess from the title up there, I can’t spell. Like, I can’t. I’m awful at it. If it weren’t for the wonders of spellcheck, this post would be riddled with various errors that I would never, ever notice. You’d be amazed how many people have tried to call me a moron… Continue reading My Inability to Spell Doesn’t Mean I’m Stupid
Three years ago, I was preparing for a similar trip to the one I’m making today: flying to Scotland to visit Husband’s family for Christmas. The first time I did this, of course, he was not yet Husband, he was The Last Boyfriend, and we were both living and teaching in Japan. For our first… Continue reading I’m Going On a (Christmas) Adventure!
There’s something delightfully Jetsons-esque about being able to say, “Come over anytime, my robot cleans every day.” Everyday life with a Roomba.
Do you ever have those moments where you just want to smack your hand through your forehead so hard it comes out the other side?