Monthly Archives: July 2009

UPDATED: Last Saturday.

We went to see the waves. And so did eight million of our closest friends. And by “closest friends” I, of course, mean random, irritating strangers who should have realized they had more important things to do. No such luck. … Continue reading

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Can I take back what I said about being a glass-half-full kinda girl?

(Baby pigs make everything better.) Remember my last post? The one where I was all upbeat and rainbows came beaming out of my ass? Little did I know that, shortly after writing it, my manager and I would get into … Continue reading

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And cake is in my future, so how can I complain?

So. My position has been eliminated and I’ve been laid off. I am now a statistic, a product of this lovely recession. I didn’t cry when I was told (thank God). I actually smiled and even laughed a little. It’s … Continue reading

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The one that almost ruined my Starbucks.

(The F word is peppered throughout this post. Read at your own risk.) My position is being eliminated today. Or, at least, today I’ll be told. And it really fucking sucks. I’ve been spoiled with this position for the last … Continue reading

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Pulled pork. Because I don’t just bake. (Yes, I do.)

After The Husband went on and on about how goooood the pulled pork sandwich was at the fair, I felt a need to declare that I could do better. So, yesterday, before diving head first into peanut butter cupcakes, I … Continue reading

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A fill-in of sorts.

(I love my cats.*) The Husband: So, how do you feel if I go? Me: I don’t think I’m comfortable with that. Him: Why? Me: Because… Him: Because…? Me: I… don’t know. I am nothing if not seriously awful when … Continue reading

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Seeking your advice, thoughts, opinions, whatever. The singles edition.

Two nights ago, over a sink full of dishes, The Husband announced that a co-worker of his had planned a trip to Las Vegas for the group. “The group” consisting of the five people that work together in his office. … Continue reading

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