Monthly Archives: January 2010

Another trademark moment in home improvement

Re-plumbing the entire house pretty much mutes the Dead Man Walking sensation that sweeps over me when I think about returning to work on Monday. For those who have followed our saga, you might have a vague notion that getting … Continue reading

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vote with your dollars

In other utility news … For years I have protested certain utility companies that require a one- or two-year contract. Notorious offenders are cell phone providers and anyone who has ever asked you to “bundle.” Who do they think they are? No other … Continue reading

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somebody please stop me

for the past 2 weeks, we have been trimming things up to make room for Molly’s Day Mom in the budget, and Lord help me, i am about to make the call to unplug from satellite television. unlike a cable relationship, this is a … Continue reading

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my unibrow and i are very upset.

  i am totally freaking out about going back to the News. from the moment i took the wee one out of her car seat, i’ve had this feeling of dread that time will slip by faster than i prefer. my fears are realized. … Continue reading

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the joke that will never die

Molly! You got Jewish! … It looks like Maybel also got Jewish in this particular instance.

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my brain

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he said it wasn’t a cute picture

but i think it’s very cute.

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a list of things that shampoo could never possibly do to your hair

I have been subjected to a LOT more daytime television than normal. I leave it on for the Kardashians and for the background noise, so occasionally I will endure a shampoo commercial or two. I am worried that women are being … Continue reading

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The Sad Truth

Look what happens to our spending when I am quarantined in Bangs all day: I am a real drag on the family. But I’m sure Seth would say that I’m the most charming financial anchor he’s ever met. I’m sure … Continue reading

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ghost plow

For two years, an angel has been plowing our driveway. We have no idea who is responsible for this, but moments after a winter storm, we come home from work and someone or something has removed the snow from our … Continue reading

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