Walk-Up Music Suggestions For the Oakland A’s: Weirdness Edition

Josh Reddick of the Oakland Athletics is my hero. Not because he is a talented player on my favorite baseball team; that’s a terrible reason to admire anyone.* But recently, and apparently on a whim, he decided to choose as his walk-out music “Careless Whisper,” that George-Michael-and-a-saxaphone classic about the long-term affects of guilt on your … Read more

What’s That Smell?

After all these years of choosing my scents by how much I like the bottle, or whether it has my name, or how much the department store lady intimidates me, or whether Abigail hates it*, I have gotten actually interested in perfumes. I’m not sure what caused it (best guess– delayed response to long-ago posts … Read more

Happy Thanksgiving

Things I am thankful for, a short and incomplete list: my family, my friends, the deliciousness of cheeses, the A’s playoff run and the fact that I was able to sufficiently recover from my bout of food poisoning in time for dinner today. Have a great holiday, everyone, and whatever you do, don’t eat the … Read more