Monthly Archives: January 2012

Parking Ticket Guy

We went to see Man on a Ledge yesterday. Wow, what a bad movie. P.S. that girl from 40 Year Old Virgin, no one believes you are a cop. Whose ridiculous casting idea was that? Was Amy Poehler busy that … Continue reading

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Dog Park Bitch

I met up with Luke, the guy from the dog food store, and we had our doggie play date. Luke was a totally normal guy. He’s a writer, working on getting an agent. He wants to write TV shows like … Continue reading

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Top Ten Things People Say When It Rains in L.A.

10. Nobody knows how to drive in the rain! 9. We needed it. 8. L.A. is technically a desert. 7. Sorry I’m late, the freeway was jammed with stupid people who don’t know how to drive in the rain. 6. … Continue reading

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Car Salesman

My car’s air conditioning went out and it’s ten years old anyway, so I thought maybe it was time to get a new car. While the idea sounds exciting, the notion of haggling with a car salesman is a little … Continue reading

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Meet the New Boss

Bruce is gone. Fired, I think. And on the 3rd, a new Managing Director from the New York office took over my department. Meet Justin Chang. Justin is what we call in the banking industry, a “dick.” I usually don’t … Continue reading

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The King of the World

Actual conversation that went down this morning when I answered an “out of area” phone call at home: Guy with heavy Middle Eastern accent: “Hello, I am calling from your bank’s security department. We have detected some fraud on your … Continue reading

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On Inertia

We had a low-key engagement party this weekend. Just friends, no family, thank God. I knew some of Michelle’s friends but I was meeting a lot of them for the first time and I have to tell you I don’t … Continue reading

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Employee of the Month

As you may know from earlier posts, I sometimes go to El Pollo Loco for lunch. It’s surprisingly good and if you don’t eat the tortillas, it’s pretty healthy (I get the 3 piece combo with pinto beans and fresh … Continue reading

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Doggie Play Date

Now back to our regularly scheduled programming… Tad eats a lot of food and his dog food is expensive. So when I saw an ad for $18 off per bag of Canidae at Centinela Feed I raced to the store … Continue reading

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Elevator Girl Gets a New Nickname…

    … Fiancée. New Year’s Eve, I asked, she said yes, that’s all I’ll say.  

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