The summer after my junior year in college, I traveled around Europe with my friend Daneen. We went to Greece and Italy and a smattering of other central- and eastern-European countries, but most of our time was spent in Italy & Greece.
In Italy, we made our way down the boot. First Venice (pigeons! disgusting! tourist [...]
There are people out there who refuse to allow anyone else to load the dishwasher at their house.
I used to think these people were crazy.
I used to think that, if someone else wants to do your dishes for you, let them.
I used to think that any dish-doing was good dish-doing.
But then I moved in with [...]
Me: [Trying to prepare Andy for a vacation with my family] So, I think it would be a good idea if you maybe didn’t talk politics around my great-aunt.
Andy: Why not? It doesn’t bother me.
Me: Well, it probably doesn’t matter anyway. She’s mostly deaf so she won’t be able to hear you.
Andy: That’s okay, I [...]