Ok, how often are you supposed to change sheets and towels in your house? I change my sheets every other week and towels once a week, and I've never been ashamed to admit that. Until yesterday. Yesterday, I happened to ask Mommy how often she changes sheets and towels. I should have known better - … Continue reading A word on sheets and towels
Last weekend, I went out with Mommy and Daddy to go get The Tree. It's been years since I've physically gone out to go get any tree, much less The Tree. In my own apartment, I’ve used artificial for the past five years, not because I don’t want a real tree - honestly, I much … Continue reading I’ll Get a Real Christmas Tree if I Can Keep it at my Parents’ House
To Whom It May Concern: I've been following the coverage of the ALSC's decision to change the name of the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, and I have to say it is so, so disappointing. I understand that you are not banning or censoring her books, and you are certainly welcome to call your award whatever … Continue reading An Open Letter to the ALSC: Laura Ingalls Wilder Was Braver Than You
For Lent this year, I put myself on a mission to “eat healthy.” Sound vague? Uh, yea, it was harder than figuring out how to make kale taste good. You know how fad diets always claim they “turn the food pyramid on its head”? Well this was like turning the food pyramid on its … Continue reading When The Lord Gives You Dough, You Eat It
Probably because we’re getting older. It’s like I don’t know how to have fun anymore. I’m too old to go out to the club. (What am I, 22?) But too young to turn in early after a full day of antiquing. (What am I, 50? And a Kennedy?) Here’s what I’m talking about - the … Continue reading Why are we so boring??
Did you ever notice how adulthood kindof comes in stages? First there’s the Marriage Stage, where everyone around you seems to get married in the span of a few years, and you’re always going to weddings and engagement parties and bridal showers. Then comes the Baby Stage, where everybody around you starts having babies, and … Continue reading Oh, Birthing Babies
Ok, I have a few questions about the Olympics. First of all: WHO invented this stuff? Like, ok, there’s the downhill skiing, the snowboarding, the ice skating - all the “normal” stuff that most of us have seen before. But some of these sports are just totally off-the-wall outrageous. And half seem like death traps. … Continue reading Or we could have been Olympians