When Bossy was growing up, broken things weren’t just broken, they were defective — a term used regularly by Bossy’s dad and formally documented here. Fast forward to now: the above photo of Bossy’s MacBook Pro indicates a defective return key. One minute everything was fine and the next minute her return key went spongey….
Bossy has been navigating through a bumpy patch the past bit of time. She feels like she’s pushing a boulder uphill, through a freezing blizzard of blistering heat, with no shoes, which are too tight. For one thing, Bossy is still feeling the growing pains associated with moving her blog from one host to another….
This is Bossy’s heat and air-conditioning thermostat, and it lives in a narrow first-floor hallway. Bossy and her family live in miserly conditions when it comes to heating and cooling. They rarely turn on the AC, even on the most sweltering of days, and they wear many layers of clothing indoors during the winter months…