Ode to Take Out

Oh, take-out dinners, the kind you can phone to have sent over, this one is for you. From the mere idea of you…warm comforting food that someone else will make, saving me the trouble of cooking or even thinking, for that matter. You save me time. Make things...
10 life lessons from my dog

10 life lessons from my dog

1. Calm down and look around. There is something infinitely interesting in every spot you are in, like the smell of grass or saying hello to strangers. 2. Hanging out is better than everything. Time is for the people or dogs you enjoy. My teenage self was right,...
One of my irrational fears

One of my irrational fears

Recently, I decided to purchase a TV from Craigslist. After reviewing what was on offer, I got into an email discussion about the TV I wanted, did my research and decided to buy it. OK, so far, so good. Now, it was time to meet this person to exchange the goods for...
Oh, Internet, you never fail to make my day

Oh, Internet, you never fail to make my day

Among the things I do for a living, I manage online Google Ad campaigns. Those little text ads that show up beside the search results. I write them, track them, edit them and review them. And yes, people do click on them. One of the tasks is to filter out the keywords...

The thoughts in my head

You know those thoughts that you think. The ones that spring you into some kind of action the minute you think them. For me, one of them is “Get it together!”  I say that to myself all the time, and usually, I feel bad about not having it together. I furiously clean...