Fair.com Review: I Got a Car, I Think, Maybe…

If you are trying to gauge the direction of the retail automotive market Fair.com is worth watching. They’re a lot like Maven, Canvas, and Book except the cars are used, and you work directly with the dealership, not the manufacturer. We opted to use Fair.com because my daughter wanted a convertible and I want her to want to come home for the summer. I also wanted her to be safe and in a relatively new vehicle. I found a fun car on May 9th and put in a request. All …

I Only Have Three Days to Tell You About The Good Witch

Joanna Prisco is The Good Witch. She’s also Kai’s wife, but mostly she’s Duke’s mom. And she’s a very good sport. She ate glittery rainbow bagels with me and my family because¬†that was the thing that the kids needed to do, and she brought Duke so that we could all ooh and ahh over him. We haven’t stopped ooh-ing or ahh-ing. Duke is why Instagram must always exist. A post shared by The Good Witch (@thegoodwitcheats) on Jan 5, 2018 at 5:41pm PST But more timely, Joanna’s next baby (of …

I Miss Jonathan Gold (and Anonymous Food Critics in General)

I ate at Park’s BBQ in Koreatown with a group of ten girlfriends recently¬†and as much as I enjoyed it, I sat thinking of Jonathan Gold rather than the mountain of marinated meat in front of me. Not the Jonathan Gold of The City of Gold, but the Jonathan Gold of 2009 who ate at a restaurant repeatedly and anonymously and told us not just about the food and the service but the history of the food and of its ingredients. I miss the Jonathan Gold who reminded us that …

The Second Space is for the Unemployable

Your typing teacher is unemployed and you will be too if you continue to use two spaces after a period. Did that sound harsh? Good. It was meant to. You see, just a few days ago a friend shared a link to a humorous post on Facebook about using two spaces after a period. It got a lot of reactions and more than a few shares. And then another friend shared the same post. A friend who is a writer and ostensibly has many other writer friends. The comments around …