Ever feel like you need some fresh ink on your skin, but can't think of any good ideas? Don't worry. I got your back. These are ideas I hastily photoshopped for your enjoyment, based on whatever literary inspiration I could see without getting up from the couch! I work so hard for you. When I was … Continue reading Free Tattoo Ideas: Literary Edition
I love a good internet rabbit hole, and watching The Crown has given me a great chance to learn all sorts of new and completely useless information about the British royal family, along with an unhealthy emotional investment in Queen Elizabeth's love life! And, since I couldn't think of anything clever to write about today, I'm going … Continue reading A Royal Rabbit Hole
Like pretty much every other person writing on the internet, I love libraries. I'm genuinely convinced that this is the single most romantic moment in cinema history, and you'll never convince me otherwise: I'm not saying I would ever leave my husband, but if a magical man-beast with fantastic eyebrows ever gives me a library... … Continue reading My Rules For The Perfect Library
Here's the thing you need to know if you work in a chocolate factory: all anyone knows is what they've seen in Willy Wonka. This is important. When someone walks into a dentist's office, they have all sorts of idea about what might happen, from what they learned on Sesame Street to the story they … Continue reading Bad Advice: Oompa Loompas Are The Third Rail
We made pasta from scratch over the weekend. It took a couple of hours, start to dinner, and made an enormous, flour-y mess, mostly all over me, but also on the table, chairs, floor, maybe the walls a little bit... the Handsome Husband might have judged me. The point is, the Kraken had entirely too … Continue reading We Live In The Future. And We’re Jerks.
I'm one of those people. You know the ones I'm talking about. People who like snakes. I volunteered at a nature center in high school, and wound up in charge of the lizard-bug-turtle-snake room, possibly because I was so obviously trustworthy and qualified, but probably because no one else wanted to do it. Either way, … Continue reading Baby Iguanas Are Maniacs
Long ago, in the misty days of the past, when it was always summer, nothing was ever mysteriously sticky, and I could sleep till 10 in the morning, I didn't have a tiny fascist dictator running my life. In those halcyon days, I could throw whole days away on lazy indulgence, because I was free. … Continue reading That Time I Got A Horse