Do I realize that all this sounds a little cray cray? Sure, but it's my family's cray cray and I'll defend it with every ounce of good chi I have in me.
Do you have any superstitions you simply HAVE to abide by or terrible, awful, deathly things will happen to you and your family?
After hearing about the nun curse superstition, I fully adopted it into my life. I passed by at least a handful of nuns on any given day in Rome, and developed a small but serious breast-grabbing compulsion.

Jan 14, 2014 at 3:00pm | 60 comments

Every time I let myself hope that something will go right in my life, the exact opposite happens. Don't worry, it's not as dire as it sounds.
Last Saturday, I could be heard saying more than once that this summer sucked. Nothing big had happened. Then Mother Nature and Mercury Retrograde were like, "Biiiitch."

Aug 25, 2011 at 10:04am | 0 comments

Be a creep. Poo-poo tradition. Mock the Grim Reaper. Or spin DIY jewelry into wearable feminist concept art.