Category: Personal

Brandy Melville – The Nitty Gritty Review

Someone wandered into a Brandy Melville and purchased two sweaters for me for Christmas. Unfortunately, both were short-waisted, meaning a 6-foot gal like me could never wear either without some sort of disastrous social...

Time Tips from a Tabbed-Out Librarian

Time Tips from a Tabbed-Out Librarian

When you have too much in your brain to process during your librarian-work day, you are tabbed-out. Here are some time tips and tools to help.

Torn Pants Story

Torn Pants Story

Mr. Powers has been a well respected revered English Teacher at Rosary High School for 27 years. Rosary HS is an all-girl prep school. The following is a totally true and recent story.

Some People Prefer Paper, And That’s Okay

Some People Prefer Paper, And That’s Okay

Until every American is forced to plug in and go paperless, we have to remember that people matter more than machines. It’s okay to prefer paper to a PC.

Notes about Novocaine

Notes about Novocaine

In case you ever come back from the dentist, still numb from novocaine, but hungry, be sure to drink a smoothie or sip some soothing soup.  You may not want to, say, eat a...

How to NOT get any sleep

How to NOT get any sleep

The Nitty Gritty Gal’s Recipe for Not Sleeping: Step 1: Be sure to drink two large iced teas at lunch. Step 2: Ignore all self-help articles and books you’ve ever read over the years...

Note to Nitty Gritty Gal re: Caffeine

Note to Nitty Gritty Gal re: Caffeine

Under no circumstances is this Nitty Gritty Gal person allowed to consume caffeine in ANY form.  She will want to have iced tea at lunch.  If that’s not available, she’ll want to have a...