We’ve talked about “perfect boyfriend/girlfriend checklists”
before, because they’re something that we pretty much all have, whether we physically write them down or not. Even an open-minded person is probably holding onto some idea that they whipped together in childhood about the kind of person they imagined being with forever. I always thought I would meet a… More »
Listen up friends and family members: if you're interested in seeing me for the next few months, you'll have to pick any other day but Sunday. See, every Sunday I have a standing date with my television to watch a trifecta of my favorite shows: the new seasons of "Dexter," "Homeland," and "Revenge" all premiered… More »
It’s time to throw those ideas about crazy cat lady spinsters to the curb. The fact of the matter is that owning a pet—whether it’s a dog, cat, bunny or goldfish (okay, maybe not a goldfish)—is actually the best training ground that exists for a relationship with another human. Don’t believe me? Consider this:… More »
I can say with confidence that if I ever stuck Lucca on a surfboard and sent her off to catch a wave, she would never forgive me. "But Lucca," I would say, "Look at how much fun all of these
dogs are having at the 4th Annual Surf City Surf Dog event in Huntington Beach!"… More »
Hello, there. Full disclosure. This post is a thinly veiled excuse for me to complain about my really bad morning. I could have used an open letter format. Had I, it might have been titled "An Open Letter To The Broken Refrigerator That Ruined My Morning." I would have ranted about my broken refrigerator and… More »
Depending on your mood and romantic history, you'll either find the love story of "Breaking Bad" actor Aaron Paul
and his fiancee Lauren Parsekian to be hopelessly adorable or nauseatingly saccharine. During Paul's Emmy acceptance speech Sunday night, he thanked his "beautiful, inspiring fiancée ... Thank you so much for looking at me the way… More »
A mother in Texas is livid: not that her 15-year-old daughter was paddled at school for cheating on a test — both mom and daughter actually approved the punishment — but that she was spanked by a male vice principal. Taylor Santos, 15, a sophomore at Springtown High School Texas, allegedly let another student copy her… More »
When I entered the ranks of the unemployed, I was full of optimism. How hard could it really be to get a job?
I asked myself. I have a college degree. I've been gainfully employed since I graduated.
Answer? Very hard. I was out of work for over a year and reached a level of desperatio… More »