Tag Archives: house

A couch for Dr. Evil

This is my aunt Jacquie (right), posing with my Mom on the day of her 60th birthday. She is an amazing woman, has raised three spectacular kids, and (being an English PhD) regularly polices the grammar on this very blog (all … Continue reading

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The big questions of life

Alright folks. I need your help here. See, I live in an apartment with very little storage space in the kitchen. Thanks to my parents and a timely trip to Ikea, a butcher’s block and a metal shelf have given … Continue reading

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Snow Day in Chicago

Yesterday was a snow day. Based on the blizzard that was on the docket for Chicago, my ever-so-kind boss told us to simply not to come in. So when I left work Tuesday evening, I forwarded the office phones to my … Continue reading

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January purging part 4: 111 things in 1/11

Here it is folks: the final installment of the January purging (111 things in 1/11 initiated by Jenny over at Words on Wendhurst). You can hop on over to parts 1, 2, and 3 if you missed my thrilling tales … Continue reading

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