Happy Memorial Day to my fellow Americans! I'll be celebrating by holding my cat and pretending Trump isn't president. Hurray!
Monday, May 21, 2018
Monday, May 14, 2018
Yesterday morning, I did my weekly grocery run.
|yes, basic necessity shopping for 10:30 am on a Sunday.|
It was business as usual. Except this slightly odd exchange on the way out:
Kind of weird, right? I figured one of two things was happening.
1. He assumed every adult female human was a mother. This is bad for many reasons, akin to asking a woman when her baby is due. Just...no.
2. Wishing someone a "Happy Mother's Day" has now become "celebrating the idea of motherhood so generally that it's normal to do to a total stranger" in which case, my response was perfectly appropriate.
But seriously, can we please stop doing this with holidays? See war on christmas. Here's a suggestion: how about we only wish people a happy fill-in-the-blank if we know they celebrate said holiday? Or else society is going to devolve into this:
|I hope Boyfriend remembered to buy me a present for grandparents' day this year.|
Monday, May 7, 2018
You all know Boyfriend has two kitties and one is, uh, large. Possibly part ocelot. So this conversation ensued:
But it also led me to answer the question "what's your dream job" and "what would you do if you had a million dollars? And the answer is: reshoot famous music videos with cats. Cats instead of Britney Spears in Oops I Did It Again. Cats instead of Christina, Lil kim, Pink, and Mya in Lady Marmalade. Cats instead of the Backstreet Boys in I Want It That Way.
Guys, this idea is a winner. I feel it in my bones. I also imagine there's a good chance someone already came up with this, so I'm refusing to google it to keep the dream alive.
Really, I only see one downside here: