Posts Tagged: devorah blachor

Support for This Operating System Has Ended

”Support for this operating system has ended, which means your anti-virus software is no longer supported and your PC is unprotected. To make sure your PC stays protected, click the link below to see our end-of-support guidance for operating systems.” – Status Alert

What does this status alert mean for you?

Support for your operating system has ended

Your system is no longer protected and is vulnerable to malware, spam, viruses, hackers, insults both overt and subtle, and the Black Plague. Your operating system now feels like a four-year-old boy who gets separated from his mother at the supermarket and is found inconsolable in the Salad Dressings and Condiments aisle. Don't [...]


Signs I Want You To Leave My House After I've Hosted You for Dinner

I'm vacuuming.

I haven't smiled since the chive blinis with creme fraiche*.

I haven't refilled your wineglass for the last hour and when you ask me for some water I say, "No."

I've shared with you the main tenets of Chinese Ancient Wisdom for Healthy Sleep, which prescribes one to be asleep by 10 o'clock to maximize the repair of energetic organs.

I excuse myself to take a shower.

When my husband suggests we get out the good whiskey, I slap him upside the head.

After I come out of the shower, I'm in my bathrobe and refuse to look you in the eyes.

When you speak to me, I [...]


Expansion of French Women Don't Series


In light of the success of French Women Don't Get Fat: The Secret of Eating for Pleasure and its follow-up French Women Don't Get Facelifts: The Secret of Aging with Style and Attitude, the series will be expanded in 2015 with the following titles:

Older Danish Women Don't Mind Looking Leathery: The Secret to Having 5 weeks paid Vacation Days and Virtually No Melanin

With a charming blend of Nordic wit and insight, Lærke Pederson observes that Americans live in the only highly developed country that doesn't require employers to provide paid vacation time. This, Pederson explains, is why American women are so pale and sad.

Italian Women Don't Tiger Mom Their Boys: [...]