Archive for January, 2013


Dear Apple, Siri needs my help

Posted by Laurie on January 25th, 2013
filed in Weird things I do

Recently, Apple put out an ad on LinkedIn for a writer to make Siri (the iPhone virtual assistant) wittier.  Um, hello? I parent a teenager. I can bite my tongue, talk like a teen (well, sort of), squeeze information out of a person who never wants to speak to me again, and I can even [...]

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Apparently, I’m not a domestic goddess. Or organized.

Posted by Laurie on January 21st, 2013
filed in Weird things I do

It started last summer. I began to get the tiniest inkling that perhaps I was not as organized a person as I thought I was when my sister, Bridezilla, opened up the guest bath cabinet and said, “you know you fold your towels wrong, don’t you?”
Um, no?
Who knew that there was a right and wrong [...]

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New Year’s Resolutions 2013

Posted by Laurie on January 4th, 2013
filed in Weird things I do

This year I have decided to make some New Year’s Resolutions. This was very difficult for me, because in the past I have not stuck to any of the resolutions I’ve made. I think that was because they were too hard. I mean, I had stuff on my list like “accomplish world peace” and “stop [...]

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