weddings
I polled some recently married friends for feedback on the most beloved wedding gifts they received that weren’t on their registries, and the feedback was enlightening.
thrifting
To keep myself on the straight and narrow, and to ensure ongoing success at thrift stores and flea markets wherever I go, I now follow these basic rules.
neighbors
Sumo baby’s parents and I had a few terse back-and-forths in coming months, but there really wasn’t anything that could be done: The building simply has good-for-nothing insulation and babies can’t lawfully be caged.
gift giving
People fresh off the move are still in shock as to how saddled down they are by their possessions, so this is not the time to give something large or furniture-like, which will only cause the recipient to imagine having to someday repack said item and lug it down several flights of stairs.