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Holiday cooking

Posted by: meaplet on: December 27, 2008

I’ve been at my parents’ house for several days now, and my primary accomplishment in that time (other than the minimal number of showers and the maximal hours of sleeping I have accomplished) has been holiday cooking. On Wednesday night I made minestrone soup and latkes for a family Chanukah dinner. On Christmas, in addition […]

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Life in the Underground Economy

Posted by: meaplet on: September 2, 2008

I’m back from Mendocino County after a weekend visit to my hometown. As tends to happen with every visit to the Emerald Triangle these days, I’ve got marijuana on the brain. Figuratively, not literally— my of youth spent desperately plotting to get away from there means that I’m one of the few people my age […]

Didn’t we talk about this, Randall?

Posted by: meaplet on: August 21, 2008

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Turns out Randall Monroe is stalking me again, she posts via the neighbor’s unsecured Linksys. She moved into her apartment last weekend, the AT&T folks say she will have her own internet next Monday at the earliest, and that depends on the thing that looks almost like a phone jack actually being a phone jack. […]

Night neighbors and contingency plans

Posted by: meaplet on: August 15, 2008

After a lot of searching and two weeks of homelessness aka couch surfing, I am going to be signing a lease for a new apartment tonight. The new apartment is small, cute, and ::mine alone::. It is excellent for escaping from in case of fire, but it’s a terrible location for barricading oneself in to […]

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The problem with moving

Posted by: meaplet on: July 27, 2008

The problem with moving is that every time I do it, there are more things to pack than the time before. I cry foul. (To be fair, my mother claims that I don’t actually need to have every bank statement, starting in high school, neatly filed. I like having it. Possessions I can take or […]

This is how we actually talk

Posted by: meaplet on: March 23, 2008

B: Why is it that none of the hand towels in our apartment ABSORB WATER? me: Because that isn’t their intended behavior. B: ::looks at me skeptically:: me: They’re from IKEA; they’re meant to be decorative, not useful. If you want water-absorption, file a feature request. B: But then I’ll have to pay for the […]