Tag Archives: Lolita

Making It Personal

October 19, 2010 | By Adam Roberts | 265 Comments

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So I’m feeling my way around this new space, this “Not Food” page, and with all the limitless possibility (I can write here about anything! (just not food!)) it’s a bit overwhelming. That got me thinking about my main blog in general and the popularity of that post I did two weeks ago, “It Gets Better.” That post had 147 comments and was shared 394 times on Facebook. Why was it so popular? From the title of this post I think you can see where I’m going here: it was personal.

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Cat & Mouse

November 29, 2009 | By Adam Roberts | 266 Comments

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We moved into our new apartment in October and by November, the heat came on.

This wouldn’t be that interesting except for one adorable fact: our last apartment had floor board heating that would gurgle, this new apartment has steam heat that clanks. That’s not adorable, but what is adorable is that when it first started clanking, Lolita (my cat) would scamper over to the giant pipe making the noise and attack it like it was an animal. “Silly Lolita,” I would say. “That’s not an animal! That’s just steam heat, you dumb cat.”

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