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Lunchroom Law

Lunchroom Law

These are a few laws of the lunchroom that I wish more people would abide by. I would formally decree them if I could. 1. You are not allowed to bring in any form of leftover fish and heat it up in the microwave. It’s gross, and inconsiderate of everyone around you who has to … Continue reading

goldfish: a lesson in pet-owning

goldfish: a lesson in pet-owning

A few weeks ago I went back to Ohio because my cousin was getting married. She had a very nice, very small wedding at a tiny church near where we live, and a casual, low-key reception at an even tinier lodge in the woods nearby. She had these really cute but utterly impractical centerpieces on … Continue reading

on becoming a workaholic

on becoming a workaholic

A while back I interviewed for a team lead position at work that would be a significant promotion – more “leadership responsibilities” as a part of the management team, and a salary instead of an hourly wage. My manager had told me I was basically a shoe-in for the job, but then I was a … Continue reading

Dressed to Chill in 2011

Dressed to Chill in 2011

It’s weird that I’ve been writing this blog for a year and a half now. I’d like to think I’ve come a long way since my first self-deprecating post in August of 2010, but that may or may not be the truth. If nothing else, the tone of my writing has changed significantly because I’m … Continue reading

why my new job is better than my old job

It’s been two months since I moved to Indianapolis, and everything has been going swimmingly so far. I got really lucky and was offered the first job that I interviewed for, and so far it has been a total jackpot. I won’t mention the company’s name because I like to keep my professional life and … Continue reading

indiana indian summer

So, I moved to Indianapolis. Here’s the recap of the past few weeks, in list form, because I’m lazy. Saw The Cults fo free at Indy CD & Vinyl. Did a lot of thrifting (see below). Ate delicious Mexican food and white wine margaritas in Broad Ripple. Ate delicious bagel sandwiches at the Bagel Deli. … Continue reading

when I'm not drinking

When I was in college, the only things I did that didn’t involve drinking were homework and going to class. Now that I’m an “adult,” I rarely drink, because I’ve found that I actually enjoy taking it easy on the weekends just as much as I enjoy getting rip roaring drunk. These are some things … Continue reading

movin' on up

The week after I told my supervisor that I had been offered a new job and would be leaving The Hellhole, the manager above him called me into his office to ask me if I was indeed leaving, and if there was anything he could do to change my mind. “Not really,” I told him. … Continue reading

hetero-lifemating and the like

I submitted this picture of me and Gretchen to Free Crappy Portraits and they posted their rendition yesterday! Click here to see it. It’s satisfyingly crappy, and I think it captures us pretty well.┬áThe original picture was taken at one of our sorority semi-formals last year. I’m not sure how it got started, but over … Continue reading