Thoughts From a Laundromat

I exploded my washing machine. Well, not exploded. But I tried to wash a new comforter and apparently it was too much for my washing machine to handle. It overflowed — I just like to say that it exploded because it makes the story more interesting. I mopped up and extracted the now extremely soaked, detergent-ridden…

Travel anxiety sucks.

[NOTE: I wrote this post before leaving for Iceland. I will state here that I am currently in Iceland and the jitters I talk about in the following have now left the building. The building being me.] So, I lied. My Iceland post wasn’t my next post after all. I’ll probably have one or two…

Potential Names for My Future Dog

This post is purely self-serving. I needed a place to record all my good dog names so that I don’t forget them all by the time I actually get a dog (which unfortunately might not be for a long time). And since there’s no such thing as a dog baby name book —- (but, WAIT, is there?…

Musical theater references, writing again, and dreaming about Björk.

Sunday, August 20th I found out why I haven’t seen the dog poop while I’ve been here — it’s because he shat in the spare bedroom in the basement while I wasn’t watching — twice. Monday, August 21st There was a TOTAL.ECLIPSE.OF.THE.SUN. (That’s a Little Shop of Horrors reference for all of the non-theater nerds.) For us here…

Resolutions in August?

I realize it has not been January for about 7 months, but I’m making some new resolutions anyway. Maybe it’s because I still associate a new year with a new school year and August is when that happens, of course, but there’s just something about Fall that feels like a new start. Here are the…