Posted in September 2012

Going off the grid.

I’m taking a little bit of a hiatus. Don’t worry, I’ll be back. My life is way too ridiculous, and I have way too much to say to ever stay silent. But this week, I just haven’t been feeling it. I expected to be really upset by losing my job, but the truth is, I’m … Continue reading

The inaugural HIMTM red carpet awards.

So I have a lot of time on my hands, and last night was the Emmys. And normally, I’d sit at my desk and waste time looking at dresses all day long, but instead, I’m sitting on my couch looking at dresses, wondering why E! is airing Married to Jonas instead of red carpet coverage. … Continue reading

Back to life, back to reality.

Well, my karma payout didn’t last long. Just as I thought my life was settling down and that things were going my way, I got kicked back to the curb and punched around a little more for good measure. I was informed that my job was being eliminated, and just like that, I joined the … Continue reading

Expressing the inexpressible.

I hated Green Day when I first heard them. Hated them. I remember hating them though, in vivid detail. I remember telling my brother to turn them off in the car. I remember the video for Basket Case, with Billie Joe and his crazy eyes in a mental institution, which seemed to be in constant … Continue reading

My yellow umbrella.

If you happen to watch the show that bequeathed this blog its name, then you know about the yellow umbrella. For those who don’t, here’s the story: Ted leaves a party early in the series grabbing a yellow umbrella that isn’t his. The umbrella in question belongs to the titular mother, only he doesn’t know … Continue reading

It’s September, and I’m awake.

Happy September, everyone. This time of year brings mixed feelings. Relief once the temperatures cool and I can break out my boots and sweaters and hoodies. Excitement for the start of football season. Nostalgia for autumn in Pittsburgh and New England. And annoyance and sadness and fear as I approach the end of the month. … Continue reading