Try a simple stencil, instead. They’re sold in kitchen supply and in craft stores, but if you care to, you can make your own. Just print out a design, symbol, or short phrase, and cut it out with an exacto knife or super sharp scissor. Keep your design on the large and simple side …… Continue reading »
Thanks to my ‘On Demand’ habit, I have been able to watch a surprising number of this Fall’s new tv shows. And because I am, ahem, a lady, it seems that most of my chosen shows have been specifically targeted to the ladies. Score, tv marketing people! Although you may not want to have me figured out… Continue reading »
I didn’t know I still had so many opinions about Halloween candy, until I started to think about Halloween candy. Now that’s scary. Review the visual representation of the candy pecking order, from Awesome to Trash-worthy, here » . And don’t get me started on costumes.
I just want to take a moment to pay tribute to the two older gentlemen who sit outside my Starbucks every morning, at the table right by the door, talking about their Mercedes’ or their boats or their investment strategy or whatever other imaginary stuff they’re involved with, while they watch everyone who comes in… Continue reading »
One of my favorite Simpson’s episodes (just one of many) is the one where Homer and his neighbor Ned Flanders get into a suburban-style competition and try to out-do each other vis à vis ostentatious consumption. At some point it comes down to who can buy the more impressive RV, and Homer finds himself at… Continue reading »
Sometimes I wish there was an “undo” key for life. Just something that would erase everything that you’d recently done until you got back to the last point where things were working right. You wouldn’t even have to know what you’d done wrong. (Was it when I woke up late? When I stopped for a… Continue reading »
Part of my job involves routinely writing copy about each state in the union, and why it would be so awesome to spend time in that state. (id est, “Idaho is known as the gem state, and it is a gem.”) Write such a blurb for one state, you’re enthusiastic. Write 46 blurbs, and your… Continue reading »
I’m just saying, I started out HATING this site, because of its stupidity, and because of how it says everything wrong about people who like cats, or even about people who like animals in general. About how we’re all morons who can’t spell and think animals are people, and how we love cuteness and whimsy.… Continue reading »