Tuesday Tirade: Newer is better?

New shoes never feel like the old ones. Cutting onions with a new knife takes getting used to. Two things that took me way too long to replace—now my bike helmet is next on the list. But I digress. Wait. Did I really? Because I haven’t even started on the main topic. Which is: NailContinue reading “Tuesday Tirade: Newer is better?”

Tuesday Tirade: Fruit Flies (and bonus mini-rant)

First there’s one, then another, then you lift a banana out of the fruit bowl and “POOF!” a cloud of them emerges. No sir, I don’t like ‘em. I don’t have any table scraps lying around or in the garbage for that matter. I don’t have the means to compost outside, so I take allContinue reading “Tuesday Tirade: Fruit Flies (and bonus mini-rant)”

Tuesday Tirade: Trash Talk

Garbage, we have to talk. It’s not you; it’s…them. Them? The people who are incapable of carrying you home or for those few extra blocks to find a trash can. The people who carelessly release you into a world you don’t belong. The people who just open their car window and toss you into theContinue reading “Tuesday Tirade: Trash Talk”

Tuesday Tirade: Kinda…

I hadn’t had anything planned to post in the morning until the fire alarm went off in the building. I grabbed my wallet, keys, laptop, and hard drive—essentially my bug out kit. Now, it’s nine thirty and the apartment below me is billowing smoke. Some guy ran out with a fire extinguisher and yelled “IContinue reading “Tuesday Tirade: Kinda…”

Tuesday Tirade: The Egg.

Edited Aug 17 Thanks, Clive for the eggformation. Eggs. One of history’s oldest food sources. At one time—not that long ago—we were told that eggs are high in cholesterol and that we should limit our consumption. Then—not that long ago—eggs were OK. Just don’t eat the yolk. But that’s the best part!. The worst partContinue reading “Tuesday Tirade: The Egg.”