Archive for December, 2007

I’m Not the Only One Who Can’t Stand Liz Pulliam Weston

Wednesday, December 12th, 2007

It’s actually kind of rare for me to find something genuinely funny on the Internet. However, after writing my article in defense of gift cards yesterday, a reader of mine followed the link to an article I referenced called Gift Cards are not Gifts, by Liz Pulliam Weston. Apparently, my reader found her equally annoying […]

Fuck the Cheerleader; Buy a Gift Card, Save the World

Tuesday, December 11th, 2007

Today, I started and finished my Christmas shopping. It took me all of 10 minutes. I simply drove to the nearest bank and purchased a brand new, shiny stack of gift cards. I felt absolutely no shame in doing this even though everyone from Miss Manners to some fat cow on MSN has told me […]

Adventures in Walmart Part 3

Saturday, December 8th, 2007

I got into a fight over a parking space today. It was the stupidest thing in the world and had I not been hung over from the formal Christmas dinner party thingy I went to last night, I probably wouldn’t have bothered. But this morning, I woke up and realized I was out of kitty […]

December Catchphrase and a Word About Editing

Wednesday, December 5th, 2007

This site does not have a disclaimer because I think disclaimers are generally over defensive and stupid. But if I were to write a disclaimer, I would tell you all to quit whining and crying about the numerous typos, spelling mistakes, and grammatical errors you find here. The reason you find errors on this site […]

Wisdom and Strength of Character

Sunday, December 2nd, 2007

His name was Tyrone. He was graceful, lithe and his skin was so black it was almost blue. Although he was two years younger than me, he stood a full foot taller and his arms were nearly as long as my legs. Most people would assume a boy like Tyrone, with his limbs all out […]