“the butter melts out of habit”

There’s a pervasive belief floating around life, the internet, and my dentist’s office that it takes 21 days to form a habit. According to this wet blanket Forbes article, this 21 day idea is a myth, which makes sense. I mean, I want to make running a habit, but I cannot run for 21 days […]

Joan Didion tattoo

I have a book tattoo. Well, actually, I have two book tattoos, but this is about the one that is literally a book. It is supposed to be my Joan Didion tattoo, and there will eventually be a quote under the book. I can only sit for ten minutes at a time so I got […]

Soap Opera Housing: A Rant

I’m a seasoned soap opera viewer. My disbelief has been sufficiently suspended for years now. Picture me on the couch with my diet Coke (it is, after all, the middle of the day), my lips pursed in a knowing scowl, my eyes rolling as I refused to be surprised by the blood clot in Sonny’s […]