I’m a bad influence

The German has an excellent grasp of the English language, but in case you didn’t know, English has a butt-load of words so he’s constantly learning new ones. Several weeks ago while he was venting about a guy he works with, I replied, “What a retard.” He asked what a retard was and I suggested…

My College Flashback

During my college years when the spring semester was over, I’d pack up my car and make the 3 hour drive back to Arkansas to spend the summer with my family. Everything I owned fit in my car; clothes, shoes, bedding, bathroom items, books, and decor. – All of it. Last night, as I drove…

My Love/Hate (but mostly hate) Relationship With Skype

If it wasn’t for the ability to see my handsome fella via video chat on a near-daily basis, I’m not sure we’d be so madly in love and getting married in 30 days, but there are days I really hate Skype. And I mean HATE. I hate it like I hate the neighbor’s dog that chases…

Communication Conundrum

I never thought something as simple as the word “please” could spark an entire 5 minutes of confused conversation. Allow me to explain… A few weeks ago when I was in Germany visiting my fiancé, we shared a few minutes of confusion all because of the word “please” (bitte in German). On a gorgeous day,…

My super-ridiculous to-do list

Post car on Craig’s List Get garage sale permit Buy poster board to make garage sale signs Make garage sale signs Borrow tables for the sale Find a vehicle big enough to haul tables Pack and deliver all my crap to the sale Buy ribbon for wedding invitations Tie card inserts to the invitations and…

Here’s the short of it…

Back in October 2013, I was bored at work one day and decided to play a game of Settlers of Catan online. Oh give me a break. You know you goof off at work sometimes, too. Anyway, the game had come to a lull due to the third player abruptly leaving. They were losing in…