Tag Archive: Dr. Darling

Feb 14 2015

Valentine’s Day over-confidence

It’s kind of cheeky to give your spouse chocolates when neither one of you are eating carbs, but sometimes exceptions must be made.  😉 A photo posted by Shazzer (@shazzersnaps) on Feb 13, 2015 at 11:38pm PST

Jan 17 2015

The clean pants shuffle


Dr. Darling and I have a long-established and fairly functional division of labor when it comes to household chores around the Penthouse Nordic. And we have had, up until this point, a particularly good system for the laundry. The deal is that I do laundry on the Saturdays when she works, and she does it …

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Jan 11 2015

Wishful thinking …


Dr. Darling: The sound card in Eliza (our WinDoze netbook) seems to be working again. Shazzer: That’s good. It means we can wait awhile longer to replace the MacBook Air.  Dr. Darling: Why would we need to replace the MacBook Air because of a dead sound card in Eliza? Shazzer: Because you’re looking forward to …

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Oct 25 2014

The not-so-secret admirer

When Dr Darling‘s office underwent a consolidation 18 months ago, she gained a bunch of new colleagues … including a nice middle-aged man who had immigrated from one of the western African nations that starts with a G (she can never remember which one). For the purposes of this story, let’s call him Montague … …

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Sep 26 2014

So THAT’s why I did it!

If you find a woman who drinks Laphroaig, take our advice and put a ring on it. #OpinionsWelcome pic.twitter.com/peks2yIMS8 — Laphroaig Whisky (@Laphroaig) September 25, 2014 I’m not a fan myself, but this explains a lot about my civil status.

Feb 04 2014

So sayeth the Swedish sous chef


Dr. Darling will tell you herself that she’s not much of a cook, but she can follow a recipe with the precision of a Swiss watch-maker and has picked up a few things from living with me for the last 10 years. Most nights we cook together. I work with the protein (she’s a little squeamish …

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Dec 12 2013

A decade of “Dr. Darling”

Dr. Darling: Honey, it’s my anniversary. Shazz (frantically searching mental memory bank): It is? Oh, you mean since you defended your thesis and got your PhD? Dr. Darling: Yes, it was 10 years ago today that I became a “doctor.” Though a lot of good it’s done me. Shazz: You’ve been my favorite doctor ever …

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