AWD Style Guide

I’ve slowly grown more comfortable with my own inconsistencies in my writing and formatting. You’ve ALL noticed that I sometimes leave i uncapitalized, a deliberate move on my part to show that I’m not taking that particular sentence too seriously, nor taking myself seriously enough to justify the capitalization of the first person. Sometimes I’ll … Continue reading AWD Style Guide

Getting chased down a ski mountain by a group of large German men

I got into my usual variety of shenanigans on a ski trip I took with three friends while I was living in Germany: Making fun of someone's glove straps and then losing my gloves about 20 minutes laterBurping loudly in front of attractive girls90s songs singalongsAccidentally ordering from the kids menu because I can't read … Continue reading Getting chased down a ski mountain by a group of large German men

I had just met my physical therapist, and it’s like she’d known me my whole life

I recently started seeing a physical therapist for my back problems. I've put up with the various issues my whole life, but it's time to finally face the fact that these symptoms are not normal: - Yearly shoulder paralysis that lasts several days and renders me unable to function as a human being - Constant … Continue reading I had just met my physical therapist, and it’s like she’d known me my whole life

Being an asshole when someone politely asks for that day’s notes from class

At my university, like probably any other university, it was pretty common to get an email from someone who was sick that day, asking if someone in the class can send them the notes. They log onto the university network thing, find the class registry, and send a mass email to every student in the … Continue reading Being an asshole when someone politely asks for that day’s notes from class

Comboner

Whenever I feel like falling off the healthy eating wagon, my absolute favorite junk food snack in the world is Combos. These things: They may LOOK like turds wrapped in other, larger turds, but that's where you would be wrong. Combos come in either cracker or pretzel shells, but I hate pretzels, so really the … Continue reading Comboner

My Job: Fix your internet and deal with your emotional issues

I'm sure you've called tech support at one point or another in your life. A billing issue, a warranty claim, maybe your internet quit working for a little while... you never get anywhere, you're on hold for three years listening to the same 1990s Cisco Systems music looping over and over. Eventually the person gives … Continue reading My Job: Fix your internet and deal with your emotional issues