@antarctica starts here I guess you could always not read the comments? But then you will have no idea how much you suck/rule.
re: approval, I feel like I went through immersion therapy by writing online and reading the comments. That's a GREAT way to give up the ghost in terms of making everyone happy all the time.
In seriousness, I feel like 30 is a wonderful turning post when one realizes that there simply isn't enough time to be everything to everyone, and a certain satisfaction comes from realizing that you only have so much quality time for so many people--and so do they, and it's okay.
murder. I would murder someone who said "so don't look."
Stories like this remind me that we're all going to die someday. (But also I'm glad to know I'm not the only one who wonders what the hell the verification process is about. I have a feeling it's the new Gmail invites.)
I think it wasn't even 6 months ago that I was reading an article in a non-crazy publication that if you start your child early on solids (like around 4 months) s/he will avoid food allergies. This is why parents look so stressed out. Because whatever it is we're doing, we are fucking up the kid.
@vanderlyn zactly. I don't think I'd care to hustle up work I'm not interested in just for the mortgage money.
I dunno man. This is why I have a dayjob and do freelance/write books (or try to, anyway) for the fun of it.
I never read this but I remember vividly watching the movie on TV one night when my parents were out (grandpa was babysitting) and being terrified that my mommie would come home and wire-hanger me.
On re-watch, my favorite line from the movie is "You...FIGURE IT OUT" after Joan freaks out all over Christina and she wants the little girl to clean up all the Comet she's sprinkled everywhere.
I was trying to think of what else was a perfume of my youth and I realize that before I got into teenage perfumes I wore OLD LADY perfumes because that was what was given to me, especially thanks to makeup counter freebies and whatnot. White Shoulders, anyone?