Monthly Archives: November 2012

A dispatch from the homeland

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A voice message from my mother

“Hello, Carrie, it’s 7:40 and I am leaving the grocery store. I have bought the traditional Prairie Farms eggnog, so I want you to know this weekend is not just about Chex Mix.”

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A dispatch from the homeland

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A message from my mother

I have decided not to go back on Standard Time. I’m going to live my life on permanent Daylight Saving Time.

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Conversations with my colleagues

Co-worker1: You know you’ve got the awkward market cornered. Co-worker2: Yeah, you’re like an awkward Walmart that crushes anything smaller and awkward that tries to step on your turf.

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