Category life sucks

THE TEN COMMANDMENTS

Over the weekend, some girlfriends and I stopped in at out local pub for [virgin] drinks and traditional pub-food. The topic of our conversation turned to our youthful follies and childhood pets; two seemingly unrelated, yet proven inter-relatable subjects. We talked about hamsters who’d chewed through electric cables, goldfish who’d suicide-jumped their way to freedom […]

WHY I HAVE NO MOTIVATION TO RUN IN THE WINTER (OR EVER?)

Whenever I’m on my way to work in the morning, I usually contend for pathway rights with ambitious Lycra clad runners. In the winter, and especially here in Europe, this means that every morning I get to witness a literal demonstration of all the winter-wear gadgets the SkyMall has to offer. Fancypants ear muffs, stretchy […]

WORST FIRST DAY EVER

Today marked the first day back at school.  I got on to campus early to run a few errands- including spending more than one month’s rent on books and nothing else.  With about a half hour to spare before my very first class of the semester was supposed to start, I went to deposit $1000 […]

DO I LOOK LIKE I HAVE 40LB’S OF COCAINE HIDDEN ON MY PERSON?

I know you’re probably sick of hearing about my tragic traveling exploits, and you’re probably all thinking about THIS interview when I complain, complain, complain about flying.  But consider the following journey and tell me, PLEASE, that I am not jinxed. 6am- Check in.  Representative tells me that she cannot give me a bording pass […]

DEAR BRITISH AIRWAYS: I WANT 48 HRS OF MY LIFE BACK

Ok, ok, even writing the title of this post, I acknowledge that British Airways couldn’t necessarily control the traffic halting blizzard that shut down the Heathrow airport.  HOWEVER, I will take a moment to express my dismay at the lack of professionalism displayed by the British Airways representatives at the Chicago airport.  Because of a […]