Response to The Most Popular Baby Names Of 2012:
But here’s the thing: this list was generated ONLY from the existing user base of babycenter.com (as opposed to the truly comprehensive list generated by Social Security each year). So really, these are “The Most Popular Baby Names of 2012 for the Demographic Most Likely to Seek Out and Sign Up for BabyCenter.com, a.k.a Middle-to-Upper-Middle Class White People.” Something to note.
Response to Hurricane Sandy Texts From Your Mom:
Mom’s greatest hurricane concern: cookie bandits. [Backstory: since we were stuck at home all evening, my roommate and I decided to bake cookies for our neighbors in our building. We’ve been jokingly calling them “hurricane rations.”]