From the internet

On the internet this week, I enjoyed this blog post (warning: contains curse words) by a mom really upset with JC Penney over that shirt they were selling, which I think they have since stopped selling. And you should read this post from the same blog, because it’s great. I also found a new awesome* […]

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Trying to Be Nice

It has recently come to my attention that two gentleman who I don’t typically hold in especially high regard have done commendable things in their lives, and I feel like sharing. First up, my friend Andy Rooney. Mr. Rooney often makes the last few minutes of my pre-The Amazing Race Sunday nights somewhat unbearable. While […]

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Dishsoap and Deflated Egos

Last weekend Todd came into the living room from the kitchen, commenting that the dishwasher detergent left a lot of suds in the dishwasher, so he was running it again on a rinse cycle. Turns out, it wasn’t detergent that he’d put in the dishwasher, but dish soap. See, we don’t have a ton of […]

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Thanks, New York Times!

The New York Times just started a new blog called Disunion that “revisits and reconsiders America’s most perilous period — using contemporary accounts, diaries, images and historical assessments to follow the Civil War as it unfolded.” The first three posts are very interesting and I’ve already learned so much (for example, Baltimore has always been […]

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