Thursday, August 21, 2014
For the past year my 14-year-old cousins have been doing this thing on Facebook where they write on a friend’s wall ‘The truth is…’ and then complete the sentence. The truth is…I think you’re really cute. The truth is…you’re good at the clarinet. The truth is…you’re the second hottest person in class (this was legitimately said). You get the picture.
Except that I didn’t. And still don’t, really...
Thursday, August 14, 2014
I bought a bonsai tree last winter for my office. Two weeks later, all that remained were the branches. Today, it holds a lone Christmas ornament that I’ve decided to display year-round.
I don’t have what you would call a ‘green thumb.’
My inability to care for plants and trees is especially upsetting to my father, who, when he isn’t molding young minds as a middle school English teacher, spends...
Thursday, August 7, 2014
I refuse to participate in Black Friday. (They already have Halloween candy out in stores, so I'm allowed to talk about November.)
For starters, I have no interest in being trampled to death outside of a Walmart. That plasma TV is swell and all, but I’d sooner keep my extremities intact.
I also have very little patience for shoppers with very little patience. Additionally, I will never...
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Both my biggest dream and greatest fear is meeting a potential love interest at my apartment community. The dream being that it’s a delightful “Meet Cute” and there’s no commute (I had to pay a highway toll to visit my ex-boyfriend). The fear being that you break up and have to see this horrible person’s face every time you want to use the pool.
Then again, in order to meet someone at my...