Category Archive: Random Crap

Nov 21 2014

Half the time I agree with idiots to shut them up

It’s true. In at least 50% of my day-to-day conversations I nod my head and smile, pretending to agree with the non-sense some people say just so they’ll shut the hell up. I’ve even walked away – mid-conversation – to avoid giving in to the near uncontrollable urge to slap them. But is that an …

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Sep 04 2014

Messing with my husband’s phone… and his sanity

The web browser on my husband’s phone saves his last 3 Google searches. Apparently a lot of phone browsers do this and most people just turn this feature off, but Craig prefers to keep it on (not sure why). One night while he was studying, I took his phone and noticed that his last 3 searches …

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Sep 02 2014

Another sad attempt at learning how to be sexy

A few months ago, I wrote about what a woman should NOT do if she wants to get lucky, and in it, I shared some goofy experiences and touched on my lack of sex appeal. I noticed that it generated some laughter among friends and readers, but no one commented to say, “No no, you’re …

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Sep 01 2014

A lightning bolt update on the past 7 months

It’s been half a year since I posted to my blog, and though I doubt anyone’s missed me with the millions of other (probably much more interesting) rants and readings in the blogging world, I’ve decided to make my return. To spare you the boring details of why I’ve been missing in action, here’s a …

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Feb 11 2014

What has changing my name really changed?

I’ve finally finished the last steps of changing my name after marriage. I didn’t do a legal name change; I just assumed my husband’s name. But still – the process of changing all my ID, important documents, and accounts was a huge pain in the ass. It took almost a year, but I’m finally done! Why …

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Jan 07 2014

How long would you last in an apocalypse?

This year, I rang in the New Year quietly at home with my husband, enjoying some pizza, a bottle of wine and AMC’s The Walking Dead marathon. I have a mild obsession with the show, which actually sparked me to watch World War Z not long ago. In case you haven’t seen it, World War …

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Nov 12 2013

10 Things that are no longer cool when you’re 30

We’ve all heard that 30 is the new 20, which to some extent is true. Thirty-somethings in today’s world can get away with doing things that our parents or grandparents could NEVER do at 30. But even still, there are some things that lose their “cool factor” as you enter your 30s. These are things …

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Oct 27 2013

The dreaded pap test: Opening up (literally) about my experiences

I’ve managed to get away with only 1 pap test my entire life. It was in 2010 and I remember the dry “Indian burn” feeling of her not using any gel. When that part was over she said, “Now I’m gonna put my hand inside to check… (I must’ve blacked out after “hand inside” because I …

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Oct 22 2013

I don’t understand why men spend so much time on the can

I’m doing it. I’m blogging about poop. At one point or another, most women have probably seen their men suddenly jump off the couch and march to the bathroom with a phone, laptop or tablet in hand. They retreat to their throne for an unusually long time, and then return to what they were doing …

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Oct 20 2013

Me travelling alone = Giant clusterfuck

Most people can travel alone, no problem. For me, travelling alone turns into a giant clusterfuck. Whether it was for business or pleasure, I’ve never travelled alone. In fact, I hardly travelled at all until I started working and travelled for business. But even then, I was never alone. I always went to the airport with …

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Oct 04 2013

How 2 minutes can turn a neurotic person’s world upside down

I have a very strict morning routine that goes exactly like this: First alarm goes off at 7 am. I snooze for 10 minutes. Second alarm goes off at 7:10. I snooze again. Finally, at 7:20, I get up and start getting ready for work (doing the bare minimum). By 7:40 I’m dressed and ready …

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Sep 08 2013

5 Annoying things you hear when you say, “I don’t want kids”

It’s no secret that couples today are waiting until later in life to have children in order to focus on their careers or travel the world. Other than the occasional “don’t wait too long” comment, these couples usually don’t get much criticism for their decision to wait. But when someone asks me about children, I …

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Aug 10 2013

A letter to the douchebag who cheated on me… twice

The other day, I was having dinner with a girlfriend and we were reminiscing about all the losers we used to date when we were younger. As we were swapping stories, I started to wonder if I ever got “closure” for some of those horrible ex-boyfriend messes I experienced. The more I wondered about this, …

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Aug 05 2013

What’s with the “stick figure family” fad?

Okay, I have to blog about this. What is with the stick figure family decals I keep seeing on cars lately? When I saw one for the first time, I thought, “Weird. Not sure why you would want everyone to know you have a wife, kid and dog. But sure.” Definitely thought they were strange, but …

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Jul 24 2013

“It’s gonna be okay…” My new journal & funny quotes about life

Last week, a friend and co-worker gave me a journal with funny quotes about life, which she thought was perfect for me. And she was right. The journal is called “It’s gonna be okay” and the cover description is so me: “A journal to reassure myself when I’m overwhelmed by the creeping sense of impending …

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Jul 20 2013

How to recognize lazy people before getting involved with them

Recently I wrote a blog post entitled “Signs of a control freak.” A lot of it was about my perfectionist traits. One of my friends said maybe the world needs more control freaks and suggested my next post be called, “How to recognize a lazy mofo.” (I opted for a less offensive title, hence “How …

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Jul 09 2013

10 Annoying people you’ll meet in the workplace

This was a pretty fun post to write. No matter where you’re employed, you’re sure to meet these 10 annoying people at work. Even though most of these start with “the guy who…” these annoying people in the workplace can be both guys and girls. Feel free to add to this list by leaving a …

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Jun 23 2013

Sarcastic quotes to help you get through those crappy days

A week has gone by since my dear diary post about the “bad week” pattern I’ve been on. I’m not sure if it’s just a phase or what, but it seems my rough weeks don’t want to end. So rather than sulk in the crappiness of each day, I decided to counterattack bad days with good ol’ …

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Jun 18 2013

Things kids can get away with… that adults would be judged for if we did in public

A few weeks ago, I had 2 back-to-back evenings surrounded by friends and family who have small kids. As the adults were drinking and chatting, the school aged kids were playing while the babies and toddlers were mostly fussing. As a people watcher, I couldn’t help but observe the way kids behave around adults. The …

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Jun 14 2013

What should I do after a hard week?

I usually don’t write these types of “dear diary” blog posts, but this week calls for one. I’m not sure if it’s because work has been super busy, or if it’s because I’ve gotten my yearly reminder that I’m getting old, or simply because I’m a Gemini woman, but I’ve been feeling very “off” lately. …

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