I've been trying to look "nice" lately — not wearing stretchy pants to work every day, brushing my hair sometimes, remembering to clean the pink dots off my face from my overnight zit medication. So last week, I was coming back from lunch, and a stout glowing Latina woman smiled at me and said, "You look nice!" And I lit up, ran over to her, put my hand on her shoulder and exclaimed, "Oh my god, … [Read more...] about My New Random Pink Lady Friend
I was driving in Burbank after a spat of rain, and I saw the most enormous rainbow, it was the most vivid I've ever seen — and it was close, too — seems like it was rooted just a block away. I said to myself, "Holy rainbow, Batman!" And I swear to God, I shit you not, I then realized the car in front of me had a small Batman sign on its back window. So I think this is a sign of some sort...I … [Read more...] about Holy Rainbow, Batman!
I was trying to outfox the morning traffic by zig-zagging through side streets, and kind of like Snow White, I happened upon this little cottage. Or more like a dream clubhouse for kids...with a tarp over it. It's been raining Thundercats and dogs in Los Angeles, so I'm assuming they're covering the hole to keep the water out. You can afford a play mansion for the kids, but can't afford to … [Read more...] about Poor Little Leaky Kid Mansion
So four years later — has it been FOUR YEARS since I posted on this blog thing?!?! Anyways, I'm happy to report that Facebook has since added a sad crying emoji (see previous post). This still seems a little cartoony to put for someone dying, but as long as you write a heartfelt comment along with it, I guess it could work? Maybe not best to "emoji recognize" such a serious post? Probably … [Read more...] about The Facebook “Like” Button, Part 2
If someone posts that their gramma died, and they write how wonderful a person she was, and you "like" it — I hate that it seems like you're "liking" that their gramma just died, even though you're really "liking" the undertones of the post, which is that she was a really great person and your friend was happy to have her in her life, and hopefully she was ready to die and peaceful and all that. … [Read more...] about The Facebook “Like” Button, Part 1