Category Archives: pet peeves

Why I Love My Wife, Part 2

My wife Megan has a gift for “nesting,” and she was the one who introduced me to this term, which I take to mean a knack for making a place inviting and comfortable. At the end of July, we moved into a new house, and within a few days, she had found a place in […]

Picture of a Non-Expert Traveler

The more we study these creatures, the better we will understand them. The better we understand, the greater the likelihood that we can beat them to the security check line.

Mr. Chronic Single says he is picky

You mean to tell me that you cannot find a single attractive woman in a city of roughly 180,000 people, 46,000 of which are women between the ages of 20 and 34, not counting the population growth since the last census in 2000?

Why am I so selfish?

Bring me my blankety-blank change. It’s not yours to keep, I don’t care if it’s a nickel. Let me make the call.

I hate cats

I hate cats. I’d be a fool not to. Please hear me out and then decide whether or not my feline vitriol is justified.

Thermometer? I'd rather die.

Our tiny bums were like creme-colored hillocks skewered by a radio tower.

Pet peeves

A motley list of things I dislike: 1. Ranch dressing 2. Celery 3. Most cats 4. Seeing people humiliated in public 5. Lukewarm coffee 6. A shower during which the water turns cold halfway through. One or the other, please. 7. Barbeque sauce or ketchup around my fingernails 8. People who can’t just say, “I […]