Category: Trials and Tribulations

  • My Inbox Collapsed

    My inbox collapsed on Saturday. No, not my email inbox. My actual, physical inbox–at Staples they call it a letter tray. This was a brown plastic two-tray job that I think Mom gave me once upon a time. When you enter our house, the first thing you see in our kitchen is a two drawer […]

  • The Vile Toilet

    I flushed the toilet. But it didn’t flush. At first I was unfazed by the toilet’s rapid filling with water. We have a new toilet, but unfortunately it is a disobedient one. Far too often it acts rebellious when asked to flush. Sometimes it will fill threateningly all the way up to the top with […]