Category Archives: Annoying


You know what’s horrible?  When you hate something, and it turns out everyone else loves it.  You know what my daughter Lucy hates?  Oh, just hamburgers, pizza, chocolate chips, and M&M’s.  If I weren’t her deeply sympathetic and loving parent, … Continue reading

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Urban Indignities

Have I told you guys before about the complete pit where I work?  It’s not the firm I’m talking about.  The firm is great.  I mean that where I work is an actual pit. My building sits in Salt Lake … Continue reading

Posted in Annoying, lawyering, Pain, Work | 17 Comments

I Know This Much Is True

1975.  That’s the year I was born.  I was ten in 1985.  So yes, I was a child of the 80’s.  Except, no, I was not a child of the 80’s, because I’m a decent human being and the 80’s … Continue reading

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Why is this Man Weeping?

There’s a beautiful inscription on the side of the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, which Macy and I used to pass several times a week on the way into Washington D.C. when we lived there.  It says: There is … Continue reading

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The Joke That Does Not Die

It is time for mullet to give up its six-year reign as the superstar of the one-word jokes. Continue reading

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Commercials That Make Me Angry

My highest aspiration for my kids is that they will learn how and where to find joy in their lives. Now they know: A German car. Continue reading

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