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#0035

The Internet has really changed life on earth. It used to be when you had a decision to make — a big purchase to make or a relationship to choose a path for — you’d ask your parents, closest friends, the old guy in the rocking chair at Cracker Barrel. And if you really didn’t … Continue reading

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#0034

So a friend of mine is moving to Charlotte, North Carolina this year. She’s been looking at apartment complexes, particularly the least expensive ones around town. I think we found one for her. She almost drove down to win a contest for $50 off monthly rent for a year’s lease, till we checked out the … Continue reading

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#0033

Meet Cliff Roberts, the Adventurer of the Decade. There will be Adventurers of the Week and Day and so forth, depending on their adverturability, but I just want to let you know up front that Cliff Roberts surpasses them all. My best friend and I discovered Cliff Roberts soon after arriving on campus. The first … Continue reading

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#0032

The kitchen counter is overflowing with organic flours and nuts and seeds of all kinds, her latest creations resting in Ziploc bags in the corners — piles of muffins with chunks of something that tastes better than it looks and cookies that would be served at a bird’s tea party, if birds had fingers to … Continue reading

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#0031

I guess it’s because I’m a Communication student, or maybe just because my brain is very sensitive to “TRY THIS” vibes from various sources, but I’m easily convinced to check out movies and books and products when people mention them. It doesn’t matter whether I know the person. As long as they’re not Lindsay Lohan … Continue reading

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#0029

Sometimes when I’m driving I have these blurry episodes where I feel like a frog just laid eggs under my eyelid and all the babies are hatching at once. So I thought maybe I should do something about it. I’d never been to an optometrist before. There was one close by my apartment, between the … Continue reading

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#0028

Food takes me on spiritual journeys. Seriously. Last week I decided to let one restaurant know about the revolution it brought about in my life. I emailed them. People need to know when their efforts at food perfection are successful. Dear Five Guys, Thank you for your wonderful French fries made from real Idaho potatoes … Continue reading