Reading people can be difficult. Shelves upon shelves in bookstores are dedicated to the fine art of understanding those around you, but I’m going to give you an edge for free. 1. The Collector It might be books, records, geodes, baseball cards, mid-century sunglasses, or something else entirely, but people who’ve had to spend a […]
While trying to wait out the rain in my car, a lovely thing happened. I hope your weekends are off to equally pleasant starts.
WordPress reminded me yesterday that we had hit our two-year anniversary. I’d forgotten to buy flowers or even a card to commemorate one of the longest relationships I’ve had with just about anything, save a few t-shirts to which I am particularly attached. I’ve let this love fall by the wayside, lost that spark due […]
Whether or not you celebrate Christmas, you’re reading this, so you’re stuck with a holiday music post. I’m only now finishing up on churning out the mix CDs my friends will be saddled with this year for Baby Jesus’s Very Merry Unbirthday, and I don’t want you feeling left out or anything. We’ll get this […]
The world needs another review of Bossypants by a middle class white girl blogger like it needs another place-based reality show, so you won’t be getting one.
This guide is applicable to anyone looking for a dress to wear to a particular event, so long as that person is me. I’m not going to tell you how to live your life because that’s rude.
This installment is more directed at my future husbands than anyone else. Honey, Baby, Honey-Baby, Sugar Bear, Ray: don’t take me on a cruise.
I’ve not been a very productive blogger lately. Well, unless you asked my Tumblr. This will be rectified. Expect the usual combination of travel photos, poems, follower appreciation, themed playlists, and terrible advice. For now, enjoy the forty-eighth runner-up in the Songs to Be Played at Liz’s Ninetieth Birthday.
Holy pun, Batman! By now it is very likely that you’ve seen The Dark Knight Rises and have heard scores of arguments about any given facet of the film. Don’t worry: this will not be another one. Most people who know me well have already been subjected to my alternating rants and gushings on all […]
It’s been a long time coming, so let’s talk about Tampere. If it were possible, I would get Will Ferrel’s James Lipton on the line to call this little city two hours(ish) northwest of Helsinki to say, “You are a delight,” over and over again–there is no world in which the actual James Lipton would […]