Category Archives: Annoyances

My Vision Board Mocks Me

I recently finished Oliver Burkeman’s lovely “The Antidote: Happiness for People Who Can’t Stand Positive Thinking” and feel newly liberated. I’ve embraced anti-positivity for a while, but it became doctrine when I realized that my 2016 Vision Board contained a picture of Hillary … Continue reading

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Eat, Pray, Judge

I don’t like to think of myself as someone who takes pleasure in gaining from the misfortune of others — in this case, Elizabeth Gilbert’s separation from her husband; a union she famously wrote about in “Eat, Pray, Love”— but I have … Continue reading

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I Watched The Entire Fourth Season Of “Girls”

I thought this kind of stuff only happens to other people.  But, no, I laid down on my couch one night and watched the entire fourth season of “Girls”.   Yes, I know I’m way late to the party on this, … Continue reading

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Not Too Close To Nature

In the history of my life, 2015 might be the Year I Kept It Together…(Sort Of) In The Face Of A Lot Of Shit.  And, yet, I realize that it can always be worse.   On top of difficult loss, I’ve … Continue reading

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Blow It Out

“So, do you live here?” asked the woman volunteering at the homeless shelter. “Well, uh…no. Do I look homeless?” “Well, it could be your first day.” Hmmm, I see. Women arrive at a shelter looking smokin’ hot and put together. … Continue reading

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Breaking Blog

I started watching Breaking Bad in 2009 (not to brag…OK, a little) before everybody got on board and the show’s style went from a dark comedy to the story of a bad ass American anti-hero and his mega-bitch wife Skyler, … Continue reading

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Plumbing

Six days without hot water.  I think my building manager is sleeping with the plumber because this happens once a month.    Otherwise what else explains a chronic hot water outage in 2013 America? Hello third world countries….WE ARE JOINING YOU … Continue reading

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I Don’t Normally Talk About This Kind Of Stuff…

WARNING: This blog is not for the feint of heart. I don’t take birth control pills.  I’ve never taken them.  I know, they make life so much easier.  But there’s something strange about them.  I once got in a fight … Continue reading

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Magician Lady

In the past few weeks, I have, against my wishes and, yet, possessed by the spirit of lost consciousness made the following items dissappear: 1) My watch2) My debit card3) My lipstick4) My car’s remote lock battery5) Many receipts6) A … Continue reading

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I See White People

After seven years, I bid adieu to my shrink. Sure, we did some great “work” together. She helped me realize that I deserve more than the sales rack at Ross and angry boyfriends. But over the past few years, I … Continue reading

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84 On I-5

SFX: Police siren. ($%#$@$#!!!) “You’re supposed to pull over to the right. Not the left.” Whoops. “You knew that, didn’t you?” “Yes, of course, Officer.” (??????!!!!) “That’s another moving violation, but I’m only giving you one citation.” “Thank you, Officer!” … Continue reading

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