The only thing more discouraging than having to shop at Walmart is having to ask for help.
Category: Blasts from the Past
The Unwanted Passenger
When someone wanted a ride, I felt the pressure to cave. How was I going to get out of it?
Escaping Percy Granger
When they say "This opportunity could change your life," usually they mean in a good way.
The Disappearing Spanish Girl
Seize opportunity while you can. You might not get a second chance.
Attack of the Mutant Guinea Pig
I'd always wanted a guinea pig when I was a kid, but it never happened. Then in grad school, I ended up with the mutant guinea pig from hell.
Living as a Cartoon Character
Ever feel like your life is stepping on one banana peel after another?
I Guess She Has a Point
Some nights, you just want your large chili...
The U.S. Post Office Will Steal Your Soul
Going to the post office is like going to the dentist minus the power drills. I hate it — but it's a necessary evil. And there was no avoiding it any longer. I had to go.
Battle of the Apples
Wow, it's been over a year since the Houseguest started renting a room. How time flies! In celebration, I thought I'd look back and share one of our earlier misunderstandings.
Ridin’ Dirty — The Crips Story Part 2
Our story to this point: When last we saw our intrepid hero (me), things were going poorly for him, and he was on his way to "meet the rest of the Crips" — though not voluntarily.