Pet Peeve #71: Realizing You Do Your Own Pet Peeve

I recently had my weekly phone call with my parents, and we talked a little about my girlfriend. I could feel myself cringing a bit through the conversation, eager to change the topic. It wasn’t anything about Megan; rather, this is how I’ve always been with my parents and romantic relationships. Afterwards, I thought about … Read more

Pet Peeve #62: American Cheese

American cheese, why are you a thing? On occasion, I get a fast-food cheeseburger, forgetting that by default it will come laden with the worst of all cheeses, American cheese. Grumbling to myself, I’ll scrape off the cheese, but that plastic-fake taste never really goes away. I’m sure there are those out there who actually … Read more