Just cut it off

We don’t have any yard at our apartment, but when my mom was here this spring she made us a little planter garden for our fire escape. Last week, for the first time, I decided to prune some of the dead parts of the flowers and herbs that are still growing. And that reminded me …

Screwups, etc.

Do you ever feel like you screw up more consistently and more spectacularly than other people? Yeah, me neither. I was just wondering. So, last week I was working with my friend Cheech (real name, Ciro - it’s Italian) and he asked me to hitch up his trailer to his truck while he was brushing …

So, I don’t know how to even begin to try to explain this. Let’s just say my friend Jason is pretty amazing, and also has a slightly disturbing sense of humor. He was able to take the pure, innocent (some might say beautiful) thing I made and do this to it.

His & hers pocket money

Here’s the smartest financial decision Wendy and I ever made as a couple: A weekly allowance. I know, a weekly allowance is so I Love Lucy. Here’s how we do it. Every week we each get $40. Which is a lot. But it’s for all non-essentials. Eating out, clothes, music, books, going to the movies, …