Monthly Archives: May 2012

Lost in the Box Store — Where Are the Socks?

For years, whenever I wanted to fully express the abject monotony of a mind-numbingly tedious task, I drew upon the comparison of buying a pack of socks. How wrong I was. Humbled now, wrung by a recent shopping ordeal, I … Continue reading

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I Am (amazon) Woman — Hear Me Roar!

It was — literally — a small thing that I wanted, but my entire family gaped at me in horror, as if I had brightly announced, “I think I’ll sell my body on the streets to pick up a little … Continue reading

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The Formidably Frightening Car Alarm Fiasco

So I’m sitting in the car when I hear the tell-tale snick of all the doors locking. “All the doors just locked,” Tired of Being Youngest announced helpfully from the back seat. “I noticed that.” We are vaguely disquieted. I’m … Continue reading

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Reality TV Shows: Your Real Life Is So Much Better

I’m sure that you’re all very nice people, but please don’t be offended if I say that I’m not interested in watching your lives on a reality show. You certainly don’t want to see mine. Like now — I’m sitting … Continue reading

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Something Different: a Community of Independent Thinkers

I know it’s frustrating when people say this to you, but it’s actually a good sign: “No one else has ever had a problem with this.” This tiresome phrase, calculated to squash you down and shut you up from whatever … Continue reading

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