In the life of every cheese lover there comes a Moment.* That magical point in time when you are faced with the cheese that will test your resolve, that will prove whether you are a true connoisseur or merely a Velveeta-eater with pretensions. In that moment, the truth of your desire to consume and enjoy the … Read more
Spring! Sunshine! Flowers! Seasonal allergies! Molded plastic shoes! One of these things is in this picture. I know that the third straight day of sunshine is probably too early to be breaking out the maypole and the sunscreen and the Lady Schick, but I don’t care. It has been raining for, by my estimate, forever … Read more
You know what this bathroom needs? More moss.
When coming up with adjectives to describe spring in Arizona, “Canadian” is not the first thing that springs to mind. It comes in well behind “dry,” “hot,””arid,” “baseball-y” and “sere.” But evidence of the presence and cultural impact of our neighbors to (or, in this case, from) the North, from the guys sitting behind us … Read more
As any good serial killer knows, the key to carrying off a successful murder is planning. That’s why these shoes are such a perfect gift for the up-and-coming psycho in your life: Wear these regularly for a few weeks before the big day, and no one will bat an eye when your rival for the … Read more
Do you love the comfort and style of hospital gowns, but hate the inconvenience of modern medicine? Well, the Gap has the sleepwear for you: Update: It’s a trend!
Remember how I said I was going to buy these? Well, I did. I am nothing if not a shoe addict of my word. In fact, I even had a good reason*: This weekend, Mom and I are heading off to Spring Training**, and what is a weekend in Arizona without attractive and comfortable sandals. … Read more
So, I got an iPhone. This would be thrilling news if it was 2007; as it is it’s really only exciting to me, because now I will always know what direction North is.* Other benefits of joining the second decade of the 21st century: readily available maps, directions and train schedules, immediate answers to virtually … Read more
Tell Me What You Eat and I’ll Tell You That It’s Cheese. I’m not sure if I should be feeling pleased with myself or cheated, but I’ve had this cheese before. It showed up on a cheese plate at a restaurant a few years ago, and I liked it enough to remember the name and … Read more
I know that right now, for many of us, hot and dry weather seems like a dim and distant possibility, but I believe that the time will come*, and when it comes we are going to be wanting to spend as much time as possible in sandals. I also believe that Nordy’s has a pretty … Read more