Monthly Archives: September 2010

You Want Fries With That?

I reduce-reuse-recycle as must as the next sassy librarian. I try to avoid eating endangered species, avoid eating at chain restaurants who get their food supplies from huge agribusinesses and I shake my fist at SUV drivers who clearly have … Continue reading

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Here Kitty, Kitty, Kitty…

We see signs every day.  Most are pretty basic and boring: do this, don’t do that, blah blah blah. However, sometimes they can be fun and/or informative. You just have to look at them the right way. Let’s take a … Continue reading

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Do the English *Really* Think They’re Superior? We’ve Got Their Number–And It’s 100,000.

You live in an RV (recreational vehicle) and have had for years.  Your 16-year-old daughter announces that she is getting married to her boyfriend of 3 years. Do you: Scream at her? Call the boy’s parents to talk this out? … Continue reading

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Best/Worst Marketing Placement EVAR!!!

I poke around various web sites scraping up things to show you, my 14-17 readers.  My friend Justine recently wrote me about Regretsy* which highlights the weird and awful things posted for sale on Etsy* (the homemade goods store.) Fantastically … Continue reading

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Are Clowns Terrifying? Sexy?

You tell me… Terrifyingly sexy?  Just plain heinous? Honestly, few self-respecting transvestite-clowns would be caught DEAD in this… Someone please explain the pose to me. To impress? I particularly love the cut-out armpits, in case of excessive sweating, I guess. … Continue reading

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Really?

K is for: Kaleidoscope, Koala, Kangaroo, Kazoo, Katydid, Kayak, Kelp, Kettle, Key, King, Kitty, Knapsack, Knight… Not so much… You may notice that the sign even reads “camera” in the lower right-hand corner. “Camera” which begins with the letter “c.” … Continue reading

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How to Tell Someone Who You Are…Without Saying a Word.

Are you always looking for just the right piece to set upon your mantel?  The object that will always start interesting conversations while making your friends absolutely green with envy? We now have for, you, the discerning collector I know … Continue reading

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Stick THIS in Your Pants!

So, are you a little stinky, stinky-pants?  Here is your solution! Sweet Jesus. If this is such a problem for you that you are considering buying this product, change your diet. I’ll write that again, change your diet so you … Continue reading

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Best Plate EVER!

I know that Salt Lake City, Utah is full of Mormons.  (Isn’t the symbol of the city a hive, like the LDS?) The following item was created as a souvenir from the city. Remember the word “souvenir” from the French translates to … Continue reading

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X is for WRONG!!!

So this week finds me back at school.  Scared freshmen scurry in the halls; upperclassmen complain about their schedules.  We teachers, though happy to be back, are bewildered and a little groggy since we have yet to get used to … Continue reading

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