This week’s Time cover and headline (and, to a much lesser extent, the content of the magazine) is a flashpoint of discussion about motherhood. I’m not going to say anything about it. There’s already too much judgment and unsolicited advice out there for moms. I’m not going to add to it.
I just read this NPR article about how the LA Board of Supervisors has outlawed fun footballs and frisbees during the summer. As their excerpt notes, “The basic idea is to protect the general public from flying objects during the peak summer months, when beaches are at their most crowded.” I guess, but then why […]
Daycare is right next door to Trader Joe’s. That produced the following conversation this morning. My Better Half™: I HATE the people who come to Trader Joe’s first thing in the morning. Me: Why? My Better Half™: Because. They are just there to shop for lavish things. They clearly have nowhere they have to be […]
I just got an automated voicemail from the pharmacy that said “Your prescription is ready for pickup. It will cost $947.76.” Clearly I need my hearing checked because I thought you just said that my prescription would cost more than NINE HUNDRED dollars. I just came down with bronchitis, and my doctor prescribed an inhaler, […]
It’s tempting at this time of every year to look back and reflect on what has passed in the previous 360 or so days. So why resist temptation? In no particular order… Raves to you, Slate Ad Report Card. I often think that if I could dream up a job, it would be ad critic. […]
One of the sucky things about moving from a small town to a major metropolitan area is the traffic. Having just moved here a couple of months ago, I still don’t know my way around very well, so I’ve only figured out a couple of different routes between work and home. I had to close […]