We never see Fred Flintstone getting ON the dinosaur, just sliding off at 5:00 on the dot.

What are your feelings about being on time for work? Faithful Reader Paula H&B has been a, you know, faithful reader for something like 92 years. She might be the funniest commentor, and don't get mad at me cause you know she's funny. The point is, on social media, she's been complaining because a coworker … Continue reading We never see Fred Flintstone getting ON the dinosaur, just sliding off at 5:00 on the dot.

Been through the country with a dog with no name

Six years ago, when I interviewed for my current job, they said, "The other copy editor on this account is a poet! A fancy, famous, celebrated poet!" They said this like it was a good thing, all smiley, and I was all, Oh, fucking fuck. I mean, a poet. Who would hate me more than … Continue reading Been through the country with a dog with no name

A quarter of you are still Team Ned. Really.

Yesterday, I discovered this site lets you create surveys right here, without having to traipse over to Survey Monkey or whatever. So I tried to embed one in my blog, couldn't figure it out, but DID figure out how to share my survey on Facebook, which means really I coulda just gone to Survey Monkey. … Continue reading A quarter of you are still Team Ned. Really.

It’s like I saw only 7 movies and they influenced my whole life

At the top of my new fancy blogging template is a button I click when I want to compose a new post. That button reads, "Write." It has an icon of a huge pencil looming over a very square piece of paper. Whenever I click on it, I think of Celie in The Color Purple … Continue reading It’s like I saw only 7 movies and they influenced my whole life

Let’s just act like we’ve always been here.

Oh, hey! (I'm waving like I know somebody across the room, cause we're all such regulars here at WordPress. Oh my god, chicken skewers with peanut sauce again?) (You know what sounds really good right now?) So, among the many things that seem to be changing in my life, a few months ago our social … Continue reading Let’s just act like we’ve always been here.

Lime-a-Ritas with Laura Ingalls Wilder

I hate podcasts. I'm SORRY. I'm sure your sister's really is magnificent. I'm sure if I just tried [insert fucking podcast here]...or gave a listen to...or have I heard...? Yeah, no. I'm not going to like any of those, either. And look, I WANT to like them. I'd love another way to waste time; are … Continue reading Lime-a-Ritas with Laura Ingalls Wilder