[While watching the intro to Jimmy Fallon when they list the night's guests]
Andy: Who’s Miles Teller?
Me: I dunno…Maybe he’s one of those magicians from Penn & Teller?
Andy: [Blank stare]. Do you know who Penn & Teller are?
Me: Sure I do, they’re magicians. They do weird stuff. There’s the one really big guy, and the small [...]
Well, the Superbowl is coming. I know this because the grocery store circulars are exhorting me to buy a platter of something called ‘Wyngz,’ and also potato chips.
While I’m not very likely to watch ‘the game,’ I just may buy some of these ‘wyngz’ and potato chips because, well, why not, we like to snack.
Last night I draped two layers of row covers over my arugula to (hopefully) keep them from biting the dust. They all looked terrible after the first ‘Arctic Blast’; most of them were starting to perk up again & grow tender new leaves, but some of them had withered and died completely.
When I got back [...]
One of the guys at work needed a character reference letter for Little League, so this is the letter I wrote:
To Whom it May Concern:
I am writing to recommend EmployeeName as an umpire for your baseball league. I think he would do a fine job because as far as I am aware of, he [...]
In the spirit of, ‘We’ve been making a lot of soups!,’ let me share one with you.
This recipe comes from Parade magazine, via my great-aunt Suzy & Uncle Bert. Now, say what you will about Parade magazine (that it is stupid and boring and full of fluff and does anyone ever actually read it?) but I [...]
[While eating a rotisserie chicken for dinner]
My Guy: If you weren’t here, I would eat this entire chicken by myself.
Me: Oh my god, no you wouldn’t.
My Guy: Yes I would, and then I wouldn’t have to deal with the leftovers.
Me: That’s terrible. I’m so sad for you.
My Guy: I wouldn’t be sad. I would be [...]