Category Archives: Pet Peeves

What I Saw in LA Before the Conference

Before we started our Napa/Coastal Drive trip, J and I had an afternoon in LA. Mind you I was up at 5:30 am for a 9 am flight and didn’t sleep on the flight so I was a tad cranky. … Continue reading

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Behind Schedule…

Do you ever feel like you just can’t keep up with everything in your life?  I’m so behind in the blogs I follow, Facebook and Twitter, I feel like I’ll never catch up. Being sick only compounds the problem. Now … Continue reading

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What are you going to do?

That question always feels like a trap. Because no one is ever supportive of your answer. Whatever you say you’re going to do, someone will explain why it’s simply impossible. So I don’t like answering. I dodge by responding: I … Continue reading

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Why are my feet so cold?

Guess what? It’s pet peeve time. Yup. I’m about to throw down, so I hope you have a few of your own to share. When I lived in NYC, winters included slush puddles that looked like pavement, brown ickified snow, … Continue reading

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I Hate Dusting

Thursday, I took a break from reading and writing to dust my room. Or rather, I forced myself to stop writing and get rid of the dust. I HATE DUSTING. And as I made my way around my room I … Continue reading

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There’s A Demon in my phone

Yesterday, I spent 2 hours of my day wasted on tech problems because there was a demon in my phone. A what? A ghost, a demon, an evil spirit. A glitch. Whatever. Something nasty took control of my Droid Incredible. … Continue reading

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Jean Georges–A painful lesson in how not to treat your customers

Bottom Line: This is definitely one of those over-talked about and underwhelming places. If you are only going to drop 3 digits at a restaurant in NYC–skip this one. The Maitre D’ reservation screw up: I walk in and the … Continue reading

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What Are You Going to Do?

Don’t you love when people pose this question to you? It usually comes right after some tragic/upsetting/heart wrenching/painful/shocking/devastating incident. Sure. Of course, my first reaction is to create a game plan. NOT! First, I’m going to cry, shake my fist … Continue reading

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Why I hate summertime in NYC

I do not like being overheated. Let me rephrase. I absolutely hate being hot. For some reason I sweat mostly via my head and face and back. Gross. Sweat drips from my eyebrows into my eyes and blinds me. Like … Continue reading

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Let’s be friends…

Have you ever been madly, passionately, deeply in love with someone and then  it ends? And you think that’s the worst thing that will ever happen to you…  but you’re wrong. To add insult to injury, he uttered that phrase … Continue reading

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