Tag Archives: rants

The Year of Saying No.

Last spring, in the midst of crying over magazine piles and having visitors for 8 weekends straight, I informed James that next year would my year of saying no. It wasn’t that any one individual thing was bad, or that … Continue reading

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That time I wanted to buy a house.

This month we enter our third year of living in this little one bedroom apartment on Capitol Hill, a place where I don’t think we really intended to stay for three years. And I love this little place, really I … Continue reading

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Convalescing.

I am not vain enough to assume that you, dear Internet, actually have a vested interest in my life and keep track of what happens in our little corner of DC. Most of you probably just check in from time … Continue reading

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What 30 Rock can teach us about love.

While our pre-marital counseling was superb, there are some things it didn’t teach us. It didn’t teach us that my tears would double if confronted with logic and cold hard facts; it didn’t explain the mathematical mystery that is the … Continue reading

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In search of denim.

Disclaimer: This is a serious first-world problem post. I am fully aware that I am ranting about a luxury problem. I realize the utter ridiculousness of all of this. But still. My blog, my rant, my rules. Let’s talk about jeans. … Continue reading

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Snow Day Ramblings

Disjointed thoughts that have been wandering around my head on this snow day. Last night I could just sense a snow day coming. I planned ahead, brought home work from my office and told my students that we would till … Continue reading

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Mini-Quiches and the Modern Woman

Dear Fellow Over Burdened Modern Women of the World: Why do we make life so many times harder for ourselves than it needs to be? Ok, back up. Let me share a mini-breakdown I had a couple weeks ago. I … Continue reading

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