You probably should know these things didn't happen anywhere near when you thought they did...
It was like one of those "meet-cute" scenes in a Hollywood movie, minus the romance. And that's just how it goes as you grow older. Thanks to Facebook, the idea of "de-friending" someone is not a foreign one.
New "Tonight Show" host Jimmy Fallon has something of a reputation, but it's not the one we might naturally associate with Hollywood success stories: Fallon is, by nearly all accounts, a genuinely nice guy.
In the dystopian novel "Waiting for the Repairman," a woman is slowly driven mad by, you guessed it, waiting for the repairman. "Which four-hour window would you prefer?" she is asked in the novel's opening scene.
I, mschmich, am a 27-year-old Brazilian. That may not be the me you know, but hang on. Now that I've given up my job in information technology, I'm doing what I've always dreamed of doing, working with horses.
As condolence for the Arctic cold that has walloped the Midwest this winter, a friend who lives in a warmer place recently sent me a quote purportedly from the late great French philosopher Albert Camus.