Today is yet another sick day. I woke up this morning feeling utterly wretched and highly mucotic, despite mainlining zinc and Vitamin C and sleeping as much as The Man will allow. Big accomplishments include taking a shower, taking out the trash, and doing two loads of laundry. I feel like doing something nice for […]
Archive for June, 2003
It’s been a dog’s age since I updated, but I’m going to type as fast as I can for the next 26 minutes, when I can legally leave work for the day.
Why so mute, you ask? Well, dear friends, it all boils down to two simple words: apartment hunting. The the past two weeks, I’ve […]
1) Well, this is turning out to be a shitty week. Not uncoincidentally, this is the week I’ve begun apartment-hunting in earnest: sifting through Web listings, making calls, checking online maps to make sure the places are in OK neighborhoods, scheduling appointments to see places. Last night I saw my first two apartments: a 3-bedroom […]
On this bright and lovely day — the first we’ve had in more than a week and one of the few in months — I was greeted by one of the homeless men in my neighborhood, who croaked, “Miss, do you have, do you like oral sex?” He was lurching into my personal space, but […]
All evening I’ve been listening to records I didn’t give enough attention the first time around, particularly Sue and Joe’s excellent best of 2002 mix and the most recent record by the Mountain Goats, Tallahassee, whence comes one of my favorite musical couplets of 2003 so far:
I hope our few remaining friendsGive up on trying […]