“It was difficult to get through dinner with kids on their laps, but neither was willing to sully the Stokke high chair.”

“Even the baby could see that they’d missed some key elements during construction.”

“With the retractable wall on the fritz, their days consisted of silent blame, forced small talk, and shooing squirrels.”

“She often found herself in this place — leaning against the metal railing, peering through the slatted-wood shades, and wondering why it was that she felt so alone in the house she’d worked so hard to build.”

See more at the Unhappy Hipsters blog.

Damien Breen, senior designer