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Laundry for lazies

I’m currently writing to you from the desk of a madwoman. While rarely in pristine condition, my little work space always seems to start off the week in decent shape. But as the days continue, it inevitably acquires a fun amount of souvenirs. As of 11:21 p.m. on Tuesday night, this collection includes a Post-It-ridden copy…

Why all this rain isn’t all that bad

Gloomy skies and wet bike seats can instantly put a damper on an otherwise pleasant day. While we tend to feel guilty for complaining about heavy showers after years of drought in California, those of us used to a consistently sunny climate start looking for the nearest tsunami shelter whenever our weather apps predict rain.…

Your totally non-partisan preparation guide to Inauguration Day

After a turbulent election season and a rocky post-election period, America is celebrating the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States – a situation that many wouldn’t have predicted just a few short months ago. But despite several civil protests and well-publicized controversies surrounding his victory, his inauguration ceremony will still occur…