• A True Friend Is A Friend You Can ‘Errand-Hang' With

    1 month ago - By Scary Mommy

    When I was an undergraduate in college, my friend Anna needed a mattress. She asked me to go with her because she wanted company, and like I joked, friends don't let friends buy mattresses alone. We grabbed drinks, talked on the way over, debated the merits of various mattresses, then drove home with the sense of a job well done. I always thought this was the sort of normal thing that normal people did. You need to do some mundane task, you phone a friend. Overseas it's called an “errand hang”:
    This is very normalized in my culture. The first time I asked an American friend to errand hang...
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