Category Archives: unwritten rules

Inappropriate Halloween Costumes: All new wrongness & Star Wars

Why is it that costumes for females are all pretty much the same? I mean for little girls and young teens they are all cutesy. For grown women they are almost all sexy. I even saw a sexy clown costume…what part of a clown is sexy?!? I found it in the Party City circular we received in the mail this… Read more »

Dating Chronicles: Thanks, but no thanks

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Anyone who has spent even a few minutes in the dating world knows that people can be less than nice…OK, down right rude.  Most of the time though, you just get radio silence.  It’s sadly rare to get a respectful blow off. Here’s the thing, rejection sucks.  The only thing you can do is treat someone the way you’d want… Read more »

Mini-figure it out: bump codes in Series 11

The other day, a new series of Lego minifigures was released. Let me explain. Paul is an Adult Fan of Legos (AFOL). One of his hobbies to build various, well, buildings in a city he is creating. Plus, he likes the characters that Lego comes up with a couple of times each year in their minifigures collections. This time, the… Read more »

Relationship Firsts: An anniversary

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For the first time in my life, I am celebrating a dating anniversary. No, this isn’t one of those, “We’ve been together for a month, so let’s Facebook it to death, schmoopie” things. One year ago on August 31st, I met the man of my dreams. I can still remember seeing him come down the escalator at the airport. I… Read more »

Public shaming in a public restroom

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What the hell is wrong with people? Twice today…TWICE…when I was in the restroom, I heard a woman in the stall next to me talking ON THE PHONE! I’m sure the person on the other end thoroughly enjoyed the sound of her urination and the flush of the toilet thereafter. The sad part? This isn’t the first time I heard… Read more »

Organizing isn’t just for crazy people, right?

Can you hire someone to organize the stuff in your house? I mean you can hire someone to coach you through life, can I hire someone to help me put stuff away? Not only that, but get rid of stuff too? It’s not that I have an emotional attachment to most of the crap I own, it’s just that I… Read more »

Man caves…can we just stop?

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You know why I hate this term? The implication is that men are not as in charge of the things in the house as women. It also lends an air of a “clubhouse” where women are not welcome. When, why, and how did this crap start? I know men used to have a den. I have no idea what went… Read more »