Archive for January, 2007

Nearly, almost

Published on 25 January 2007

The things going on right now are things I’m not able to share with the Internets in any detail.

Today I almost quit my job. And then I realized that a Starbucks salary probably wouldn’t be enough to make rent each month. (Plus, they’re evil.)
Last week, my closest (female) friend nearly bled to death.
My next vacation […]

A half-dozen anomalies

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I’ve slackassed Terri’s meme up until now, so by now everyone I know has already been tagged. But here’s my quote-unquote contribution. I hope it’s not cheating that two of them are NPR-related.

Whenever I hear business correspondent Jack Speer’s name mentioned, I automatically think, “Jack Speer, kick in the rear.”
And every time I […]


Published on 24 January 2007

Yes, I have been busy and working longer hours and more weekends/holidays than I’d like, but the tipoff that I’m not firing on all cylinders came this evening, when I discovered I’d been wearing two different shoes all day. Awesome!


Published on 13 January 2007

The latter part of this week? Brutal, enervating, depressing, and nearly punch-someone-you-work-with-in-the-throat-inducing. But I don’t regret having left work early (shortly after 5:00) on Wednesday to meet up with the knit/craft group (fibreposse?) that Terri created. I have such a great time with these women, every single time. I learn stuff, I kvetch and kvell, […]

I suck at shopping

Published on 4 January 2007

Help a highly conflicted consumer out here: I need a new mp3 player in the worst way. My 3G 30Gb iPod’s hard drive died an ignominious death a while back, and my [freebie] 4Gb Mini’s screen got crushed in November, rendering it useless as anything but a quasi-Shuffle with no indicator as to its battery […]