Apr
05
2010

Putting It All Together: How Do You Give Back?

I have around a million things to tell you about England---which is where I still am, incidentally, stuffing myself with Easter chocolate---and about Paris too, and you will find that most of them involve food, which will probably not come as much of a surprise, but those things will have to wait, because today, as part of my second foray into Putting It All Together, we are going to talk about giving back.

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Apr
07
2010

How To Fight Jetlag

I've decided that perhaps I would be super awesome at having a baby. Not because of any increasing maternal instincts or anything, but because the first thing people always tell you about having a baby is how sleep-deprived you're going to be, and I have become rather adept at handling sleep deprivation over the years that I've traveled.

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Apr
09
2010

Honey, I Shrunk My Rapidly Dwindling Desire To Cook

Look, it's not that Sean and I eat badly: neither of us is partial to fast food (with the exception of the odd In-N-Out burger, of course, otherwise we'd have our California driver's licenses taken away.) On the contrary, we eat pretty well: we both like salads, we both like vegetables, we both understand the direct correlation between butter/cheese/bacon and the sudden inability to wear anything in our closets without wincing uncomfortably.

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Apr
15
2010

The One That Probably Got Away

I wasn't going to write about this---it seemed not so much tempting fate as jumping around with my arms in the air, shouting HEY FATE! OVER HERE!---but I find that I can't actually think about anything else at the moment, so consumed am I with the fact that we put in an offer on a house today. The house is wonderful and perfect. The house is everything we've been looking for and more.

Don't get too excited, though: we're not going to get it.

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Apr
21
2010

Extremely Shallow Film Reviews: Paranormal Activity

First of all, I should tell you that I am a person who believes in ghosts. I do! I believe in ghosts! I'm sorry! So sue me! I'm a person who believes so much in ghosts, in fact, that if you are not a person who believes in ghosts and you say, out loud, "I am not a person who believes in ghosts," I will actually get worried for you. "Don't say it out loud!" I will hiss.

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