My Dad, the Great Australian Comedian.

My father and I are very close but are diametrically opposed when it comes to politics and the nature of political correctness.  While I have never heard him use the term snowflake, I am sure he has thought it.  Before you start thinking he is up there with David Duke, let me clarify by saying … Continue reading My Dad, the Great Australian Comedian.

Your friend’s name is what?!?

It is hard for people to believe that I played roller derby.  I have no tattoos, minimal piercings, played non-contact sports growing up, and was never considered overtly agressive.  I had roller skated once in my life, when I was 4, and I wouldn't call holding my grandmother's hand while shuffling 5 feet actual roller … Continue reading Your friend’s name is what?!?

Broken sticker, not picker.

"You will meet someone when you least expect it." Least expect what?  I have never understood that saying.  And why doesn't it pertain to anything else in life?  You will get straight As when you least expect it.  You will get a great job when you least expect it.  That six-pack you want...when you least … Continue reading Broken sticker, not picker.

A parking ticket for blocking an UNMARKED crosswalk?!?

How is that even a thing?  Since when can you get a ticket for something that is essentially invisible?  I know the city of Seattle is broke but come on.  Next thing you know they will start making up unmarked red zones or handicapped spaces.  I took pictures to fight my ticket but according to … Continue reading A parking ticket for blocking an UNMARKED crosswalk?!?

Dating & looking for a job – why they are similar and why I hate them

I have been single and unemployed for almost the same amount of time. I don't count my 8 month rebound as a change to my single status. We will sweep him under the rug along with my lapse in judgment.  Yes, I know that rebounds aren't supposed to last that long but I was traveling … Continue reading Dating & looking for a job – why they are similar and why I hate them