being a grownup
It is a truth, universally acknowledged, that considering the purchase of a house is enough to make a person hurl.
class issues
I'm poor enough that I have to choose between food and toilet paper, but not poor enough for food stamps, apparently.
adaptations
I went into it knowing that I wasn’t going to see a faithful and perfect adaptation, and that this would be okay; I was curious to know if the spirit of the books was retained.
car shopping
Women don't drive stick and red is the same color as black -- and other words of wisdom from car salesmen.
class
During summers with my great-grandmother, I ate deer meat and government cheese and veg grown in the garden. I've had some very country club dinners at some very fance places, but when I think about comfort food… let's just say I asked a guy I know who hunts if he could kill a deer for me.
class issues
When I told my mother we were looking for "someone to clean," because nobody I know says "maid" or even "housekeeper," she responded, "Clean what? You're two adults." Which is both the problem and the solution.