Progesterone: a hormone which plummets in a woman’s fourth decade and may cause brief, intermittent bursts of psychotic behavior.
Children: Small screeching creatures who change settings on woman’s iPhone.
Husband: A man who “does dishes” by leaving large pots in the sink.
Dishes: Porcelain, plastic and glass items that magically appear only moments after they are put away.
1: Asbestos-ridden financial building whose workers look like they crawled out of a hole in the ground.
2: Institution whereby citizens hand over hard-earned money and are told they cannot retrieve it for several days. (Citizens apparently do this willingly. White-haired and/or balding men get rich from the interest.)
Interest: something women with low-progesterone levels rarely have.
61° and raining
1: weather report for Friday, January 27th near Philadelphia
2: symptom of polar ice caps melting
3: sign of “end times”
4: weather which, combined with woman’s low progesterone levels, causes increased propensity toward psychotic behavior
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