Tag Archives: rants

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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What I’ve learned from the PA Turnpike

In a span of two weeks, James and I drove the length of the Pennsylvania Turnpike between Breezewood and Pittsburgh 6 times. Yes, SIX. That is six times too many. Every mile of that infernal road is blazed into my … Continue reading

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Why I stopped pinning.

When I first explained Pinterest to James, he responded with, “Oh, so it’s like shopping?” Of course not, I explained. You don’t actually own any of the things that you pin, you are just sorting and saving them for future … Continue reading

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Of beaches and besties.

I still count my three high school besties among my closest friends. That first picture was taken at a trip before our freshman year of high school and the second at my wedding. A lot has changed over the past … Continue reading

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I hate working out.

Confession: I hate working out and I only do it to avoid getting fat.  And yes, this is a whole post of quintessential first-world problems. I should preface this rant with the recognition that I am not a skinny person. … Continue reading

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I’m glad we don’t have kids yet.

This is one of those weeks where I’m glad we don’t have kids yet. It’s not because it gives us the freedom to go out for dinner late at night, or to take off to New York for the weekend, … Continue reading

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