Meanwhile, at my house
I’m telling the kids to clean their rooms because the cleaning lady is coming tomorrow. As I’ve explained to my friends before, it is highly likely that I will be the first among our group to lose my marbles. And so it begins…
A case of diabolical sabatoge
Some of you might remember a couple months ago when my folder on a shared drive went missing. It really wasn’t a problem because I don’t keep important files there. I only use it as a drop box. So, no big deal. But I know me and the way I work. It would have been unlikely for me to have deleted the folder. I chalked it up to a mistake and let it go. Yesterday, I worked from home and...
Sometimes working from home is great and...
Sometimes working from home is waiting for the crap-ass piece of shit laptop to do what it’s SUPPOSED TO DO AND NOT MAKE ME WAIT FOR 15 MINUTES JUST TO READ MY EMAIL. truth
Oh nothing. Just planning a lunch time ice skating... →
At The Pond in Bryant Park. Workday shenanigans, yay!
We’re considering getting mini tablets for the kids this year. No, I’m not buying two iPads, I think it’s a bit extravagant for soon-to-be 11 year olds. We want something for books, music and games and of course online. We are looking at the Kindle Fire, the Nook and iPod Touch. I’m leaning toward the Touch, but I also like the 7” size if the Fire and Nook. ...
Oh, Monday morning after a four day weekend
You are a cruel one.
OK. The holiday season has officially begun
Love Actually on ABC Family. Now. Favorite line: “Yes is being my answer.” swoon What’s your favorite holiday movie?
The Mister is watching WWE with The Boy, I’m watching Toddlers & Tiaras with The Girl. If you need us we’ll be here waiting for our Parents of the Year trophies.
Does anyone know the correct formula for keeping...
Almost Name Meme
Brett. Because my parents insisted on being difficult. Also, Randi would have been an unacceptable name for a boy, obviously.
The best part of The Muppet Movie was the chickens. No, it was Beeker. Or maybe Gonzo.
Gratuitous Black Friday Retail Horror Story Post
If we’re telling retail horror stories, here’s mine: About 20 years ago I worked at FAO Schwarz on 59th street. The one with the clock tower. But that’s a story for another day. We had just finished setting up a new shop specializing in beautiful gifts for newborns. There were cashmere blankets and gold plated teething rings. It was exquisite. There were cream satin tufted...
Elastic waisted pants: Activate!
Or no pants. Whatever.
mathcat345 asked: I may have missed the post. Which float will your family be on tomorrow?
The curse continues
Our celebrity, Willard Scott cancelled at the last minute
My favorite thing about NYC apartments
Is that you CAN NOT turn down the heat. You have to leave the windows open in the dead of winter or else you will burst into flames.