Thursday, April 21, 2011
When I was a young girl and came home after a night out with my family, I always stepped inside the house, turned on all the lights and immediately shouted, “Any witches, robbers or ghosts, please come out!” As you can imagine, the moments following that desperate plea were terrifying. Had a witch suddenly made her presence known, I don’t know what the next step would have...
Thursday, April 14, 2011
If I were named CEO, which will probably happen in three to four years tops, my immediate to-do list would be as follows:
1. Get a door for my cubicle. Or at least some decorative beads for the entryway.
2. Institute Macaroni Mondays. One box per employee, strictly of the shell variety. I like it when the cheese gets trapped inside.
3. Commission an artist to paint a window with pretty scenery...
Thursday, April 7, 2011
Microwave popcorn is pretty straightforward. You take the bag out of the wrapper, put it in the microwave right-side up, and remove it when the kernels have popped. All things considered, it’s an easy task for the average college-educated professional.
Then again, I never claimed to be average.
Just this week I destroyed my third bag of popcorn this year, unable to grasp a very valuable...
Friday, April 1, 2011
Writing about your friends and family, it turns out, is a tricky thing.
When I started doing my weekly blog for APTly Spoken, I wanted to create material that was fresh and funny—something that really pushed the envelope. Unfortunately, I’ve pushed a little too hard.
Last week my mom and dad finally printed out all of my blogs and settled in for an afternoon of light reading. The...