When we moved into our apartment I quickly taped up our names below the doorbell, thinking "I'll fix this in a few days." And then I didn't, for months. Two years, almost. It's the sort of thing you eventually stop seeing, but a Craigslist buyer was in our apartment recently and he said "Wow, I [...]
Is there anything better than the first post-winter car wash? Yes, of course, there is (my nightly post-dinner glass of wine, for example), but washing off Chicago's winter grime ranks right up there. For my birthday I bought myself a shop-vac. Vacuuming the car will never be the same. I can't believe I spent years [...]
Jarrod and I visited Mexico at the end of March. This was our third time meeting up with a group of friends in Puerto Morelos, a low-key beach town on the east side of the Yucatán Peninsula. This year, the airfare was so steep -- $330 per ticket in 2011 vs. $780 in 2013 -- [...]
Happy to be at the tail end of this dreary month and looking forward to attending the True/False Film Fest in Columbia, Missouri this weekend. It's our first time - our friends have gone for years, so we're a little late to the party, but excited nonetheless.
Considering the amount of time I spend in their self-checkout lanes, I'd appreciate it if The Home Depot added some flattering Instagram filters to their security cameras. Have a good weekend! I for one have a new countersink drill bit that I'm pretty excited to try out.