The ability to show restraint is a virtue and I'm trying hard to practice it more often. It's my new anti-stress mantra: Don't get mad and don't get even. Just let it go.
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I've enjoyed holiday parties, baby showers and even a One Direction concert with my pre-teenaged daughter. But as we enter 2013, there are a few requests -- or questions -- I hope not to hear.
Including: wash those tights, gurl.
When you're dating someone, you're bound to piss him off. In turn, he's bound to piss YOU off! Unless you're dating yourself (which would indicate severe problems), it happens and it's okay.
We don't often take notice of the things that make our lives easier, but they are silently there, providing a balance for all those little annoyances.
My literary pet peeve is readers who have pet peeves. That's a statement that surely won't make me popular, but stay with me for a second. Hopefully I can get you to see things a little differently.
Most of the time, you're probably grateful for Mom and Dad. Whether they're offering advice on sticky situations or making your favorite meal for dinn...
My friend was willing to spend $36 on four tacos that would have cost $8 if they were eaten in the restaurant. On the surface, it appears to be a tidy profit for the restaurant to decline.
Here's a controversial editorial from Restaurant Hospitality magazine I thought I would share with you along with a few of the responses from the many received.
These days people communicate in funny ways. I often wonder if anyone is paying attention to the words they write down (forget what they say -- we eit...
Is it people wanting too much too quickly? Lack of teamwork? Microphone in hand, I set out to ask perfect strangers one question that I just had to as...
The perils of working a nine-to-five can test even the sanest of office workers.
Americans find people who steal their food the most irritating, w...
Minor hates have a major impact on mental health. The smallest annoyance can make your blood pressure rise. Here's a list of eight petty grievances of modern life. Rate your hate.
The Times magazine staff enjoyed readers' response to our post about Kurt Andersen's "Words We Don't Say" so much that we posted an unabridged list of...
Fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi talks about the beauty and style choices people make that get on his nerves.
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You won't have to look to far for your Windows Phone 7 fix. It is being sold at T-Mobile -- HTC HD7 for $199.99 with a two-year contract. You can also pick one up from AT&T.
Still, there's always more mischievous mistakes making way into our language and you -- HuffPost contributors and commenters -- have never been shy with sharing.
But every once in a while, the people overseeing what you read change the rules, as the "Chicago Manual of Style" did recently when it released its 16...
Now, it's your turn. What drives you bonkers? And let's make this a good natured game, OK? Our intention is not to do harm, but to blow off a little steam.
Spelling pet peeves--everyone has got them. Here are 10 that drive people nuts. Which bug you the most? Any not on this list?
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Let everyone else do their Ten Best lists and their Persons of the Year. I say it is time to own up to some of the stuff that is really bugging us.
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China is growing triple digits, Sarah Palin is topping the charts, winter is coming and my 401K is still under water. And none of these things bother me as much as the guys who run the stores at the airport.
Turns out even an unflappable man-God like Obama is human after all: he even has a list of pet peeves (gasp!).
I know that everyone reading this has a laundry list of things that leave them twisted and bitter just like me -- and this is your week to let it all out -- it's National Pet Peeve Week.
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