I suck at small talk. The other day my boyfriend and I were walking down our street and we ran into a mutual acquaintance. He was standing on the corner, all alone, and as we approached, we all said the usual words of greeting, "hi" or whatever, and then I said: "What are you guys up to?" Guys. Plural. Huh? … Continue reading Thoughts on Small Talk
Part one: comments and critiques may break my bones, but silence will break my heart. RuleOfStupid wrote an awesome post about feedback and friendship and other stuff... 🙂 Something he said struck me, and hopefully he wont mind if I quote: "People who really know you can’t be mean to you, because they know your … Continue reading More on Friendship
Once upon a time... OK, actually, two weeks ago, I was at work and a client said something unbelievably nasty to me. It was so nasty, it made me cry. I do not normally cry at work. In fact, I don't think I have ever cried at work. My instant and perhaps childish reaction to … Continue reading On Friendship, continued.
"Ah, this is why I have no friends!" is something I say often. When, for instance, I blurt out my true opinion about my boyfriend's clothing choices, or after I spend five days in a row in my pajamas watching Lord of The Rings, the extended version with all the behind-the-scenes footage, for the tenth … Continue reading On Friendship