TSO has this cool post up in which he “plays the curmudgeon so [I] don’t have to.” He watched a bit of a recent Republican debate (a task I am more than happy to delegate) and came away with some quotes to make curmudgeonly remarks about (note that he only had to catch “a bit”… Continue reading TSO does the heavy lifting so Peony can post
Category: Fruitless Complaining
Dear Senator Edwards….
re: the Marcotte and McEwan issue I am a voter who is astonished at your choice to hire and retain Ms Marcotte and Ms McEwan. In your statement, you wrote, they have both assured me that it was never their intention to malign anyone’s faith…. Then what precisely was their intention? Phrases such as “Christofascist… Continue reading Dear Senator Edwards….
New Grandmas, Please Apply
Why does this bother me? I knew it would happen. I expected it, yet I am still surprised. I sent my grandmother some of the pictures from the Baptism because she couldn’t make the trip (“Oh Pansy, I can’t come! I am too sick!”). She said it: “Oh Pansy, I can’t believe all the weight… Continue reading New Grandmas, Please Apply
okay, Mr President, let me get this straight
My husband is flying out of town this afternoon to attend a funeral. I’m packing his suitcase, and, since it’s the first time either of us has flown since 2004, I’m checking out the carry-on baggage rules at the airline and the TSA website. So let me make sure I’m understanding this correctly: If my… Continue reading okay, Mr President, let me get this straight
What is it about baking soda?!
My baking soda just vanishes now and then. I don’t understand it, especially because the baking cupboard is pretty tidy and that orange box is hard to miss. So where does it go? It turned up missing at the most inconvenient time today — when I was in the middle of mixing the cookies. Hambet… Continue reading What is it about baking soda?!