I don’t use the expression lightly.
I could have sat anywhere at the mall food court during lunch today. I scanned the crowd and looked for a spot with the fewest crying babies in close proximity. I sat down.
A few minutes later, a guy sat down at the table next to mine.
The next 45 minutes were the strangest 45 minutes I’ve ever witnessed. And that’s saying a lot. Continue reading
I don’t know why I feel so strongly about lines. And I don’t know why I put so much thought into them. Maybe it’s because while most people waiting in a line would pass the time by thinking about the important things going on in their life, if there isn’t a new episode of Survivor on that night, then I’m SOL. Instead, I stand there stewing over everything that is wrong about the situation. Take note: I don’t take any action to change things; I just carefully scrutinize how they are wrong. For fun. I’m not going to do anything about it. What can I do? Lines happen.* Continue reading
While my blog is generally a happy place, let me just state for the record that my perpetually single life isn’t always a series of funny missteps and situations that end with me shrugging and winking to a camera that isn’t there. I won’t lie. It’s tough out there for us singletons. Continue reading
This morning, a squirrel threw a piece of bread in my face.
Here is the scene of the crime: Continue reading
It would be advantageous for you to read Part One and Part Two first. But I’ll let you decide for your own good.
After my harrowing airport experience, I was on the plane to Winnipeg. This was the view before descending: Continue reading
Don’t forget to read Part One first! It’s how these things work.
This is what I woke up to after my first night in Calgary: Continue reading
It’s a three-parter, guys. Watch out!
Other title I was considering: “A young woman’s strange and erotic journey from Milan to Minsk.” But that’s taken.
As you might know, my job requires me to travel around Canada in the fall and spring. It’s all very exotic and I’m as classy and exuberant as Julia Roberts the entire time. In the spring, it’s a two-week stint to select Canadian cities, and this year they were Vancouver, Calgary and Winnipeg–the first week in Vancouver and the second week split between Calgary and Winnipeg. Continue reading