thingsididntlearnincollege

A few nights ago, I woke up to the sensation of a mysterious furry critter running down my leg. Texas may be overrun by

mutant insects and rodents, but this (fortunately?) was a first for me.

Not so fortunately, all of my roommates grew up in the deep wilderness of places like Siberia and Alaska (who knows really?) So, no one found this concerning except for me.

Being a modern woman, I reacted by first cowering in fear for several hours but THEN I took matters into my own hands!

Admittedly, it took me a while to get around to it (I’m a little slow, ok!?) But after several sleepless nights, mice-themed nightmares and finding a rogue baby opossum under my dresser (yes, really!), I came home to a mouse darting toward the safety of my closet.

Naturally, I called my step-dad and begged him to somehow do something from two…

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This is amazingly hilarious. READ READ READ READ.

The Liz Lemon

The internet tries to devour her, that’s what.  But she’s not slinking away, and I hope she keeps it up!

This is almost old news by now, but it still succeeds in cracking me up.  What’s pissing me off is the way people are reacting – I almost can’t believe how vicious people are being towards this woman.  I’ll make this short and sweet (maybe).

Here’s the story:

Really pretty woman (Melissa Stetten) is traveling on an airplane.

Her seatmate is a handsome (I guess?) D-list actor named Brian Presley.

(I can’t believe he was on General Hospital because I’ve watched that show religiously since the Luke and Laura days, and I don’t recognize either him or his character’s name at all.  Umm…leaving no impression is worse than leaving a bad impression.)

Anyway, during the flight, it seems Brain talks about himself a lot.  And a lot of what…

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Minneapolis: Citibank Cancels Foreclosure Auction of Minneapolis Mom’s Home

There’s power in the people, fighting the good fight. Some good news in a world of bad. A mother’s home was saved by protesting and getting Citibank to commit to loan modification. It seems lame to thank Citibank, because taking peoples’ homes away after giving out a bunch of terrible-idea loans over the past decade seems like a wholly dick move, and it is. Thankfully someone with half a brain over there in the banking industry did the right thing in letting this woman pay back the loan instead of taking her house.

Click the link to read the whole story below. YAY!!!

11th Hour Victory!:Citibank Cancels Foreclosure Auction of Minneapolis Mom’s Home; Commits to Loan Modification With Reduced Payments | Occupy Homes MN.

Perez Hilton looking a little thin

Image via perezhilton.com

Perez looks a little thin, no? He’s been on a health kick for the past couple of years, dropping from an unhealthy weight to exercise and smart eating. And over the course of a couple years, he has transformed himself. However, this picture definitely makes him look a little skinny skinny. Every Hollywood socialite’s dream, right?!

Being healthy is what counts, Perez. Keep that in mind!