Do you really need that in here?*

*Written under the influence of cold meds. Can we please draw the line when it comes to talking on cell phones in public restrooms?  Why do people feel the need to have conversations in there?  If the call is so important, shouldn't your focus be on that rather than your bladder?  Or if you have … Continue reading Do you really need that in here?*

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