Category Archives: social quirks


Watch that. Then read this. Then stop buying bottled water and donate that money to get clean water for people who actually don’t have access to it. After you use your first ten bucks to buy a reusable bottle. Ok, … Continue reading

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all kinds of red faced

Hello neglected blog reader. Have you noticed that I’ve actually written something several of the past few days? I’ve been thinking of you. Trying to use sketches from my life to entertain and enlighten you. Give you something with which … Continue reading

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Public Service Announcement

The first time we took Soren to California at the ripe old age of 2 1/2 weeks, I looked for a few items on Craigslist to keep down there. Toting, say, a pack-n-play back and forth seemed excessive. One of … Continue reading

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and isn’t it ironic, don’tcha think?

Rather than sending out birth announcements this week and then Christmas cards a week later, we’re writing festively on the back of the birth announcements. Having a newborn slows things down, I’m learning: so much for getting the birth announcements … Continue reading

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The school counselor whom I’m interning with was sick today. I was up and dressed with my mom on her way to babysit, though, so I went to Java with Louis to get some homework done. The door at Java … Continue reading

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Six and a half weeks is really too young for trick-or-treating, I think. So, because we’re really cool and into parties and all of that, Louis, Soren, and I spent Halloween at home. We rented Everything is Illuminated, got take-out … Continue reading

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Peer Pressure

My mom asked me the other day if she should get “one of those myspace or facebooks?” I said no, please, please no. I have facebook for communicating with my friends of similar ages, particularly those who live in other … Continue reading

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It’s natural.

I’ve been trying to fight my natural inclination to procrastinate with the assessment I’m writing for work. My plan has always been to spread it out evenly over the alloted four weeks. Alas, very little of the actual writing has … Continue reading

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I had expected to write a blog yesterday in order to wish you a Merry Christmas, but it obviously did not happen

My brother has a new girlfriend. A girlfriend of six days with whom he shared family holiday celebrations. I KNOW. He dated each of the last two girls for three years each or something, but I’ve never seen him like … Continue reading

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Fun fact

I have a thing for spoons. I don’t know what it’s about, but I really like them. Spoons are certainly the most superior kind of cutlery. If I am planning to eat something that can reasonably be eaten with a … Continue reading

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