I did that thing you’re not supposed to do. I let myself believe the lie that I was going to Target for one thing: a birthday gift. OK, two things if I’m being honest. I was buying a gift card and I could have gotten that at Walgreens, but I wanted to get the new … Continue reading “I only need one thing in Target,” and other lies I tell myself
I have a confession to make. I am a nerd. I know, I know. You never would have guessed, based on my witty insights on such topics as Rainer Maria Rilke and grief and couches that look like a cervix, but it’s definitely true. Other Half is more on the social side. He loves to … Continue reading Nerds Rule the World
Yesterday I spent most of the day reading a book for the online bookclub I’m a member of. The book was called, “Southern Lady Code” by Helen Ellis. I’ve never really read a book of essays before and I didn’t know what to expect, but it was hilarious. She basically covers everything that southerners say, … Continue reading “Doing good” and other lies we tell
For the longest time, my office upstairs has been the unofficial catch-all for things that don't have a set spot in the house. To get things out of sight and out of mind, if something needs put away, it just gets stuck in the pile. Today, since I had the day off, a friend came … Continue reading Cleaning out the office or treasure hunt?
I am fascinated by stories. They can be in the form of a song, a book, or a movie. Maybe even a series if they suck me in enough— lately I don’t have much time for TV, so it has to be a pretty impressive series. Sometimes I’m fascinated by the words themselves. How some … Continue reading Stories