I hate election season.
Between the robo-calls, the mailings and the hyperactive press coverage, it’s all a little too much.
Especially when there is no respite from it at home.
That’s right, I’m in a mixed relationship. One of us is red state, and one of us is blue state.
I’m not saying who is who, but I will [...]
Shhh, quiet. What’s that sound?
Do you hear it?
That’s just you over there, snickering at my book choices.
And maybe throwing up in your mouth a little bit.
If I weren’t so far behind in my Book-A-Week-Challenge, I would maybe not admit to having read this.
Because I have literary standards, you know.
But let’s not look [...]
I never thought that I would have a ‘type’ of man I was attracted to in relationships.
And even if I did, I thought that ‘type’ would be someone very similar to me: book-smart, educated, loves to read, etc.—i.e., a dork.
I’m here to tell you that apparently, my type is the guy who hated [...]
Gratuitous cute dog photo.
In case this didn’t work.
The scene: Dinner at his mom’s house. His cousins are in town. His mom changes the conversation to ‘What to do with my remains after I die.’
My guy: Well, I’ve got Dad’s ashes in my kitchen.
Me: Where in your kitchen?
My guy: In one of the kitchen cabinets.
I was going to title this dish ‘Seafood Seduction Pasta,’ because partly it was my intent to seduce my boyfriend with this dish, but partly I only made it because I like cooking with mussels and they were on sale.
I know what you’re thinking. You’re thinking, ‘You live on the coast of North Carolina. You [...]
How to Sabotage a New Relationship:
1. Tell him it is your life goal to get fat and wear a muumuu.
2. When you meet his mom for the first time tell her that you’re eating for two.
3. Tell him that you’re eating for two: yourself and the muumuu.
4. Ask his mom how she’d feel if you [...]