Here’s That Marriage Post You Never Asked for

So, I wrote this whole long post for our anniversary about marriage in general and Adam in particular and blah blah blah, but then I didn’t publish it, for the following reasons: 1. It would have embarrassed Adam, who does not share my compulsion to offer every little thought to the world. 2. It madeContinue reading “Here’s That Marriage Post You Never Asked for”

A Few Good Things That Have Happened to Me in Hospitals: The Triage Nurse

I’m a hypochondriac, so you could be forgiven for thinking that I hate hospitals. Nothing that could be further from the truth. Although I wouldn’t choose to spend time there voluntarily, I’ve had some pretty good experiences in hospitals over the years. All were due to amazing people who worked there. For instance… I. TheContinue reading “A Few Good Things That Have Happened to Me in Hospitals: The Triage Nurse”

You Are Not Doing Anything Wrong

Jezebel tells me that it’s Unmarried and Single Americans Week which, while less fun than Talk Like a Pirate Day (today!) is definitely worth celebrating. I say this as a person who enjoyed being single just about as much as most people enjoy a morning at the DMV. Single persons, you deserve to have everyContinue reading “You Are Not Doing Anything Wrong”

5 Things That Did Not Happen to Me, While I Was Ignoring the Internet

1. I did not get pregnant. This is significant because 100 percent of my friends did, including all of the men and also the women who have been through menopause. This is also fine, because I wasn’t trying to get pregnant. Which is itself will soon be illegal, if things don’t go my way inContinue reading “5 Things That Did Not Happen to Me, While I Was Ignoring the Internet”

Something Smells Like Shit in or Around My Apartment Right Now

This is not an expression. Every afternoon, from about 4 p.m. until some time after dark, it smells exactly like doodoo in here. Best of all, the stink seems to center in my office. Yesterday, Sgt. Lucky came home from class and I mentioned the issue to him and he said, “Oh, thank God. IContinue reading “Something Smells Like Shit in or Around My Apartment Right Now”