Welcome to my blog. I write about fitting in, sticking out, and missing the motherland as a serial foreigner.

September 22nd, outsourced

The MW dictionary has a time-traveler function that lets you see what words were new the year you were born!

It's not a problem when cashiers say "no problem."

There is a runner in Colorado Springs who keeps pooping in front of people's houses. When you gotta go, you gotta go, but yeesh...

The story behind the greatest internet recipe comment of all time.

I enjoyed this article about the ugly reality of all those house-flipping TV shows on HGTV.

OMG THIS ASK THE MANAGER POST + THREAD. It's about petty office theft, mostly involving lunches, and the stories are AMAZING.

Cassini got quite the...funeral?...on Twitter. Sniffle. [HT Jen]

Podcasts of note (lately)

Predictive text keyboards as a language learning tool