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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Why We Need Adult Only Flights

Approximately 300 people had a hellish flight on American Airlines from LAX to JFK on 8/8/12. Why you might ask? Because of two bad parents. Two parents who did not know how to control their 2 and 4 year old. … Continue reading

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Shame on You Sea Breeze Cleaners!

I cannot stand bad customer service! Especially in a bad economy. You charge people $5-$10 to dry clean an item and them you nickel and dime them when you destroy it?! I dropped off a White House Black Market sweater … Continue reading

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Apple is Rotten

You know how I shelled out 3.3K for a new MacBook Pro in May? Well it was money wasted. WASTED. Because Apple rolled out a terrible operating system–Lion. This cannot handle having 6 windows open at the same time. WHAT? … Continue reading

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Skype Stinks

I’ve been using Skype since 2004. At first, just for voice calls. Then video calls. Back in 2008 and 2009, the video calls were pretty crisp. No major glitches. Really revolutionary. In 2011 and 2012, the technology seems to have … Continue reading

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The Art of Reciprocity

I believe in reciprocity. Returning what is given. So if you follow my blog, I’ll check yours out and likely follow it too. (Unless it’s porn or in a foreign language I can’t read.) If you friend me on Facebook, … Continue reading

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Ladies Hold Your Man Accountable

Here’s something I’ve never understood. When a guy cheats on his wife/girlfriend, why does she always blame the other woman and not the man? The man is the one who made promises to her. Commitments to her. He’s the one … Continue reading

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I Loathe Office Depot

When I ordered toner for my laser printer on March 1oth, when do you think it arrived? NEVER. I waited. And waited. I was absorbed in my manuscript revisions and trusted that it would arrive. On March 17th, my printer … Continue reading

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Don’t Tell Me I Look Thinner

There are a million compliments I’d happily receive. Yes, seriously a million. You look great Love your hair Wish I had your skin That was clever You’re so funny Brilliant insight Those are just a sampling of the compliments I … Continue reading

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Revenge of the Ingrown Toenail

Last night I spent hours googling ingrown toenail rememdies. Yup. I have another ingrown toenail. It gets better–it’s the same toe that the doctor lanced on a month ago. Same cuticle. Turns out once you get one, you are prone … Continue reading

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