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Monthly Archives: December 2012

BREAK!

YNTQ is going to be on break until 2013.  Do take care, and I’ll see you in the New Year.

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THAT’S NOT FOR DOING THAT

A concerned clickette complains: I just HATE IT when people put things on facebook get people to respond to them.  Yesterday, someone posted about how they couldn’t reach their child who is in an area suffering a national disaster.  While I hope for the best – what if this kid got killed?  Is that how […]

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EVERYBODY’S TIPPIN’

Uncertainty wrote me: I took delivery of a new couch today.  I didn’t know “standard” delivery for this company meant leaving it on the porch!  I just opened the door and the delivery guys carried it right inside, but then mentioned they weren’t supposed to.  I was so shocked that delivery didn’t mean “inside the […]

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LYING FOR A LIVING

Pride thusly wounded, a question: My husband travels for work.  He’s gone every week, and it’s hard enough being lonely, but now I’m being tortured by my friends.  I have had 3 different friends in the past week ask me if I trust him while he’s gone.  Don’t they realize how hurtful their question is? […]

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DISAVOW

An embarrassed epistle: I’m so embarrassed.  My office Christmas party was last week, and my husband really stuck his foot in where it didn’t belong.  My business partner sorted out the date, found the restaurant, selected the menu, bought the wine and beer, and had even made a lovely gift basket for our senior partner! […]

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SHALL WE EVER FIND THAT LOVELY LAND THAT MIGHT HAVE BEEN?

For what it’s worth Understanding Compassion Knowledge – There is no answer to find Here and there you look, of course I think it’s just hubris So let’s agree to this: Somehow, Here in this world of sin and sorrow (apologies to Mencken) Is a place That is free from worry, and other troublesome delights.

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ANTS ON A LOG

Conversation interruptus: I was at a bar with a friend who I get to see maybe once a month.  We like to hang out for a couple of hours after work, catch up, talk about our day, ideas, etc., and have a few whiskeys.  In the middle of the conversation, this other guy came up, […]

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COME AGAIN?

A mispronunciation boondoggle: What do you say when someone mispronounces a word – or worse – corrects your pronunciation of a word incorrectly!?  I brought out the dictionary, but I think I might have hurt my friend’s feelings a little. LISTEN: When you say they corrected you incorrectly, did they slap the shit out of […]

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