WTF Weds: Signs in Sorrento, Italy

2nd Jul, 2014

My presumption with any warning sign, or really any sign at all, is that it exists for a reason. Like, you wouldn’t put a warning sign that says “Watch Your…

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WTF Weds: David Duchovny Modeling In...

24th Jul, 2013

I was walking around the 4th arrondissement in Paris when I saw this: – I had to stare at it for a few moments to fully grasp the awesomeness that…

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WTF Weds: Labia Theater, Cape Town,...

13th Feb, 2013

There are times when I have trouble accepting that I am, in fact, an adult. Despite having voted in THREE presidential elections, consistently writing grocery lists that don’t include candy, and being carded…

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24 Tips for Visiting an Italian Family

19th Dec, 2012

Sometimes, I take for granted how much my husband puts up with. – Indeed, that might be the understatement of the year. If my beloved is reading this, he’s probably…

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WTF Weds: The Jerry Sandusky Halloween...

28th Nov, 2012

– I’ve just returned from California. I spent several days spent in the company of my family, which is always a fascinating experience. Nothing makes me question reality more. I’ve…

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We Stay in a Cottage in Ireland. There...

16th Oct, 2012

– Folks, I am ill, ill, ill. I was supposed to leave for California this morning, but changed my ticket last night. It was around that time that my nostrils…

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WTF Weds: Cockney Rhyming Slang

30th May, 2012

Words are funny little things. I know, because I spend most of my days wrestling with them, trying to manipulate them into what I want them to be, often to…

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A Quick Spanish Lesson for My Husband

17th May, 2012

My darling husband has a slightly inflated impression of my foreign language abilities. A haggling session in Cuzco left him believing that my Spanish was far better than it actually…

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8 Totally Innocuous German Words That...

23rd Apr, 2012

When I was ten or eleven, my mother took my brother and me to see Universal Soldier in the movie theater, at my brother’s request. For those of you unfamiliar…

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