Archive for January 2015

The Oatmeal & friends' "Exploding Kittens" card game just exploded their Kickstarter goal

*I recieved no payment nor in-kind gift for this post – I just think every humor-loving reader might appreciate this game and am amazed by the efficacy of crowd-funding. UPDATE #3 (1/28 – 12:27 PM) via Mashable – “Exploding Kittens is the most backed Kickstarter ever” at $4.3 million on day eight of the campaign.... Read more »

Kids' birthday parties are going to destroy me

On Sunday afternoon, EK and I attended the second kid birthday party of 2015. And we have another one  scheduled for this weekend. Don’t get me wrong, I do enjoy socializing with parents-now-friends and  EK always has a blast, but the actual party usually ends in tears…mine and/or EK’s. After I returned home from the... Read more »

Floating heads, dogs in costume, longing gazes: I'll never beat this year's holiday card

Well, it’s official: I am going to freak out when our roommates move out. If you don’t already know, some friends moved in with us this summer and are still shacked up in this chaotic house. With their impending condo closing scheduled for basically tomorrow, I know it’s only a matter of time before they... Read more »
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