My grandmother once looked at me across the room when I wasn’t doing much really — I was trying to read the cat’s mind I think by looking intently into its eyes — and said “Child, I think you might be a little bit fey” by which she meant (I came to understand) a little […]
When an old car starts breaking down piece by piece part after part you know that at some point you are throwing good money after bad and that at some point you might be better off trading it in. When your right shoulder hurts and then your left and then your lower back — or […]
Why are some things, like coffee, good every day without variation? I never tire of a strong, fragrant, steaming mug of morning deliciousness. It will lure me out of bed even if there is no reason I need to get up early. Other things, however, like jokes and like some other experiences, are only good […]
Honey, could you do last week’s thing this week? Honey, could you do next week’s thing whenever you can think of to do it? Honey, could you do the dishes? Honey, could you do the taxes? Honey, could you wash the car Wash the clothes Wash the windows Wash the dog? Honey, could you do […]
On Christmas Eve: Set up Genuine Artificial Christmas Tree bought in September from Amazon.com! Stoke up simulated fire on LED screen! Family visits via FaceTime and Skype! Microwave Tofurky delivered via GrubHub with $10 Off Coupon! On Christmas Morning: “Alexa, Open My Gift!” It’s a stuffed puppy that breathes!