Time for Ice Cream

Dear Alex:   1. I am not butch.   2. I do too update. See?   So, my plan is that this is going to be the best year ever. And I’m saying that not just because I’m an optimist, but because I’m the most irritatingly persistent person you will ever know, and therefore I’m determined. Heather and I have ...

Antispam

Dearest Friends: It’s a sad day here in my corner of the internet. After much anger and frustration, I finally decided to block all of my incoming email. You see, every single day, I’m nearly drowning in spam. It’s a tidal wave. A tsunami. A flood of biblical proportions. And I hate it. So now what I have to do ...

That time again.

Things I’ve gotten angry at today just because I have PMS: 1. The woman with the screaming baby walking at the lake this morning. I couldn’t rush away fast enough. 2. The two people who wouldn’t pull their dogs back on the leash, so that they managed to take up the entire width of the walking path, forcing me to ...

Mall News

Notes from the Mall, Volume 1. 1. Sometimes I manage to convince myself that going to the Mall of America is a really good idea. Today, the justification was twofold: first, it’s swimming-pool humid outside. Usually that’s not a problem when I take my morning walk around 8 or 9, but I got home at 5:30am, which meant the walk ...