Category Archives: Minutiae

The Shelfie Project

This summer, I have been thinking of embarking on a reading quest that I would call The Shelfie Project. It took a while for me to get the courage to proceed. By the time I had, it turns out, I … Continue reading

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Shopping Blues (with Stripes)

I hate shopping. There are a number of reasons, but here is the one that struck me today. My purse broke, so I went looking for a new one. I didn’t want to spend a lot of money, but I … Continue reading

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Fat Girl’s Lament

It was inevitable. And I probably didn’t make things any better for myself by not having had anything to eat all day but a Nissin Cup of Soup. So, when I went to the mall to pick up a few … Continue reading

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There’s a fine line…

Recently, a friend of mine referred to his mother as an asshole. I was astonished. I have never even thought that about my mother, and I can hardly imagine someone thinking such a thing. You might think your dad is … Continue reading

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The Ins and Outs of a Burger

I love a good burger, but I am really confused about the hoopla surrounding the opening of In-n-Out Burger in the DFW area. Every time one of these places opens, it is inundated with frantic California transplants looking to relive some earlier … Continue reading

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No such thing as a free lunch?

I have lunch with a good friend once a week, and we have started a new challenge. We are going to try to eat for free every week. Now, that doesn’t mean getting the whole meal for free, but we … Continue reading

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