This weekend we saw perfect weather until yesterday when we were hurled headlong into the most sweltering days of August. Spending the day outside sweating got me thinking about what I want out of this summer for my kids. It’s no secret I have mixed feelings about summer. It’s hard for me to work with […]
A few weeks ago, for Mother’s Day, I went and got a spa facial and the world’s most thorough and painful eyebrow wax (riiiiip, pluck pluck pluck, riiiiiiiip, pluck pluck pluck). Afterwards, while attempting to regain presentability in the bathroom, I remembered our talk about blackhead extractions. My bright-red face and furious skin was clear […]
This can be pretty hardcore, but we’re all adults here, right? This service allows you to put a contract on yourself to follow through on exercising or quitting smoking. You chose the penalty if you don’t meet the goal.
A few months ago, Frontline aired an episode on Teens and the Internet: “Growing up Online.” I had missed it when it first appeared, but I was sure to catch it when it aired again this week. It was a sober, balanced look at the influence of technology’s influence on the next generation, and as […]
The updates keep rolling in! Hopefully you guys aren’t getting too sick of these yet — I naturally find them interesting, but then again, I find joy in the weird shapes my dryer lint sometimes forms. If you still want to send in an update, note that I hold them until I get a good […]