Posts Tagged ‘crazymaking’


Old Lady Makers or Becoming a Dating Dinosaur

In Talking on August 16, 2011 by Edelweiss Tagged: ,

Today I’m continuing to talk about things that make me feel old. My “meta” reflections on why will be in italics at the end of this post.

Here are three things that made me feel old today (JUST TODAY!):

1. Grinding used to be an occasional thing you saw and if someone did it seriously in high school they were kinda weird. Now apparently it’s all up in the clubs, and not the bars that me and my friends occasionally get drunk enough to turn into a club.

Apparently tutorials on how to avoid grinding have gone viral:

(By the way ladies, should you enjoy grinding – there is an ehow to help you do it right, I wish I were joking.)

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In Which News Sadness has Nothing to do with the Debt and Instead Involves Making a Pie

In Read or Overheard on August 11, 2011 by Edelweiss Tagged: , ,

I’m a little news obsessed. I wake up an hour early each day so I don’t leave the house without knowing the local news – then I track other events throughout the day.

I also have decided the newscasters I let in my living room are my acquaintances. Therefore it’s totally appropriate to make fun of them, feel proud when they do something special and gossip to Walrus about them.

With all this news watching and analyzing there’s almost always something funny or bizarrely strange in the course of the week.

I love you Mika, but this picture is hysterical (photo from

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Today’s Headlines

In Talking on August 4, 2011 by Edelweiss Tagged: , ,

Things I’m reacting to that have nothing to do with the National Debt

1. Happy 50th, Mr. President.

2. There’s a recall of ground turkey and it’s super shady. The company that’s doing the recall isn’t the company listed on the packages. So – basically I can’t make my awesome turkey burgers for awhile because I don’t know who to trust. AND you can only get a refund on your turkey meat if the package is unopened. Not Fair. If you sell me poisonous meat and I hear about it while I’m cooking with your meat, I should get my money back. Read More »


Sometimes when people say there’s no place to get coffee…

In Talking on July 29, 2011 by Edelweiss Tagged: , ,

…what they’re really saying is “There isn’t a Starbucks.” And by that they mean “there isn’t a Starbucks that doesn’t involve me making more than a 5 minute detour, and I don’t drink coffee from diners or delis.”

And that drives me crazy.

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