random thoughts

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Modern chivalry: lending an iPhone charger.

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Somewhere there is a very organized and hard-working cat herder who does not appreciate the comparison.

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

There are lots of reasons why dating doesn't work out: he's just too busy or he's just too available, he's too interested or he's too distant, he's too boring or he's too intense, he's too nice or he's too self-centered. Either way, it's him.

Why he won't call/stop calling and reach out/give me space?
It's hard to really be present, look at the sky, make life slow down for a minute to take it all in while also driving safely on the highway. 
Extreme sport: getting back into dating during flu season.

Sunday, January 06, 2013

Dum dum lollipops: why is the "mystery flavor" always cough syrup?

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

With no idea where I will work, where I will live or what my life will look like in a matter of months, I realize that it would be extremely helpful if I had a control-alt-delete shortcut to restart when I'm in freakout mode.
In related news, an entire bag of gummy bears does not unlock that combination.

Sunday, July 08, 2012

Poetry from the Brookline Police Blotter

Plant thefts mystify Brookline police, residents

For three days, Faith Michaels toiled in 95-degree heat planting a garden for a client on Irving Street. When she came back on the fourth day, the garden was littered with gaping holes. A botanical bandit had purloined more than $500 of her prized perennials.

Brookline Police: Holiday decorating leads to groin kicking

A Newton teen frosted about icing a gingerbread house on Sunday now faces charges she kicked another woman in the groin and threw ginger ale in her face.

It's the specificity that makes it so profound.

Friday, July 06, 2012

I wish my dreams would just leave me alone.
Expectations are everything. Only in the world of first dates does "not horrible" count as a rave review.
Can someone be hot on paper?
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