Category: aberrant behavior

  • How I Saved My Own Life (warning: may be triggering)

    This thing in Connecticut. It’s awful. Many have made an emotional corollary between this and 9/11, and I’m inclined to agree. It’s that kind of sickening disbelief that this is really the world we live in, this is really what people do. Many have also made the connection to mental health care and the difficulty […]

  • How to make a good impression:

    1) Wrangle a situation where you’re staying overnight with your boyfriend’s grandparents, whom you’ve met only once or twice before. 2) Drink what could plausibly be considered too much vodka at your boyfriend’s brother’s wedding reception. 3) Wake up from a dead sleep at 8:30am screaming profanity. Seriously? I *never* talk in my sleep – […]

  • Free Advice: if you don’t know, probably just don’t ask.

    It’s no secret that I’ve gained some weight since B! moved out here. All told, there’s around a 35 pounds from lowest to highest. And, you know, I’m not in love with it, but it’s not like it’s wrecking all my time. I just ate a fro-yo cone with sprinkles. So, there. But it’s gotten […]

  • If we all did our jobs this well, we’d still be beating our dinner with clubs (part II)

    So B! and I went out to meet some new clients tonight at this cafe on the lower side of Newbury St. For those of you who don’t know, Newbury St. is the Park Avenue of Boston, and the side that I call “lower” is actually “upper” in terms of money spent per square inch – so […]

  • Carpe Diem?

    From this article, which trumpets the value of morning time. Savor Something.Whether you like a big breakfast omelet or prefer toast and tea, eating food you enjoy can’t help but affect your mood for the better. Stock up on the ingredients you need to create your favorite breakfast, so they’re always in your cupboard first […]