Why does everyone think I wear a tin foil hat

I spent my last $100 on plastic sheeting and an NOAA Weather Radio. Well, maybe not my last last $100, but it will be soon unless somebody wants to hire me or I crumble and answer that Craigslist add for busty topless housecleaner (I’m hoping that what I lack in bust I can make up for…

Take notes overachievers I’ve got this shit sorted

It probably wasn’t the best first assignment I could have done after leaving my respectable full time job at the local paper. And I’d so strategically seated myself at the leaving lunch that I thought I’d made a clean escape. That is until my boss leaned over the back of her chair mid-ordering and asked…

Tackling the merely meh Mai Tai

The sun was on its A-Game a few days ago so the man and I headed out to the beach. We fried and baked and pivoted like good rotisserie humans until the grumble of hunger interrupted our broiling. We went in search of burgers and after a stare-off with the Fat Cats menu, I knew I…

That time a little Sambuca put me off omelettes for life

Recipe for One Messy Night Out From the Kitchen of Ella (unfortunately) 1/2 an omelette, relatively pleasant going down the way, not so hot coming back up. Say goodbye to omelettes for life. 3/4 of a bottle of Sambuca, preferably own brand. No mixer, not even shots, just long determined glugs. 1 nitwit 19-year-old, ready…