Pet Please #48: Eyelashes

This pet please is in the same vein as #13: Finding Your Chapstick, in that it’s a bad situation that turns out fine. I don’t know if this happens to other people, but my eyelashes fall into my eyes all the time. I don’t wear contacts, so the eyelashes land directly on my eye. I … Read more

Mom Stories: Part 3

If you haven’t read parts 1 and 2 of the Mom Story trilogy, please do so before reading this (although this stands on its own if you’re lazy or impatient). My favorite overprotective mom story may be the time that I went to visit my best friend Trevor in Sydney, Australia. Mom had read that … Read more

“Lefty Loosey, Righty Tighty” Archrival Expresses Regret, Disappointment

PHOENIX, Arizona (AP) – At his 100th birthday party, Jim Faust, the man who coined the term “Lefty Inflexy, Righty Wobbly” expressed his disappointment that things didn’t turn out differently. “Hudson has something I didn’t,” said Faust, referring to archrival inventor Hudson Sear. “That beautiful face. That damn beautiful face.” Faust and Sear were fierce … Read more

Dog vs. Dog

Llewyln:¬†When Llewelyn was just five months old, he found a little space in the fence big enough to crawl through and got out of the backyard. Unfortunately, he was hit by a car when he was running across the street. After a few surgeries and a lot of rehab, he is now 3-1/2 years old … Read more

Mom Stories: Part 2

As I wrote about last week in Part 1, one of the most endearing, loving, and amusing things my mother does is overprepare me for travel abroad. After my year after Japan, my family went to France over winter break (my sister was studying abroad in the lovely city of Montpellier). It was in France … Read more