Category Archives: Relationships

Do you have that friend who makes you feel like your life is just utterly pedestrian? That insanely cool person who won’t give it a rest? Sunday morning brunches, Thursday evening benefits, Saturday karaoke, trips to Europe, worked for a … Continue reading

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Girls

On the first day of school I told Sofia I was new, too, from Ohio. I told Sofia I was Mormon. I told Sofia my parents weren’t nudists, even though she used to know another Mormon whose parents were. In … Continue reading

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Things Happy Couples Do: Drive To Small Towns

I only took a week off between quitting my old job and starting my new one. I wish I’d been able to take more time. In the legal profession, vacation time  is tough, even if your employer technically gives you … Continue reading

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Glimpses

Weeks into our relationship, Robert and I found ourselves in New Orleans for a week in the middle of my two-month internship at Tulane. When he left, I had three weeks left in the program. We’ve bid farewell so many … Continue reading

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How To Stop Big Law From Ruining Your Life

On January 23rd I wrote a post called “How To Stop Big Law From Ruining Your Life.”  I wrote it in long-hand on a legal pad in a cab on the way home from work and never posted it on … Continue reading

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It Was Inevitable That I Was Going To Write About This

This post is all about humiliating confessions, most of which revolve around vampire stories (are you bored yet?). Let’s get the obvious out-of-the-way first: Yes, I’ve read all the Twilight books. No, I didn’t spend more than two days on … Continue reading

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The Dog Run

Fridays are hard, because by the time I sit down at my laptop to post, it’s late and I’m exhausted from the week. I thought about taking it easy today and posting a picture of the soft figs and bitterly … Continue reading

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Is This Metaphor Too Transparent?

We took this photo at the height of the Myspace craze. I had an account and a handful of friends and posted it there as a studied, ironic interpretation of the classic bathroom mirror shot. We were thinner then, and … Continue reading

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Planning A Life

Everybody complains about how hard it is to plan a wedding. I know I did. You know what’s harder? Planning a life. Right now Husband and I are tentatively testing the apartment rental waters. And we’re running into the same … Continue reading

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In Which I Confess My Unending Love For Adam Duritz

The first time that Husband and I met, we talked about music. I can’t remember who asked who, but we listed our top five desert island favorite musicians. We liked all the same bands, excluding his weird love of Pearl … Continue reading

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