Monthly Archives: July 2015

Why Is Busy Bad?

I am actually extremely busy these days [Okay, sidebar, I know people hate the word busy, but why? When did being busy become a bad thing? I’m not complaining about it (“Look at me, I’m such a martyr, I’m so busy, get me to my Betty Draper fainting couch!“), I’m not…

I’m So Excciiiiiiiited —Jessie Spano. Also Me.

Hey, so remember when I went to see a movie last week and there was no one in the theater and yet a dude still came and sat down exactly next to me and ate nachos and texted and manspreaded? It seems to be a theme with me. Last night…

Do You Stalk Your Kids At Summer Camp?

When I went to overnight camp, we wrote letters home three times a week. For my parents, this was their only form of communication with me. I was gone for four weeks each summer (sometimes eight!) and my mom would have to sit and wait by the mailbox for any…

Priorities: Sometimes They Involve Margaritas

Romance to me looks like: Bring me a cinnamon bun and just sit near me in our flannel jammies while I circle things in the Restoration Hardware catalog and I catch up on The Bachelorette. I’m telling you this to set the stage—it’s called context. Which means that you should really…

Renaming Canada Day

It’s Canada Day today so in addition to it meaning very lovely things to me personally about living in the land of free health care and poutine, it also means that it’s my first day off that’s not a Jewish holiday since I started my new job. The girls actually…

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