Over the past couple of years, the trouble I have with my knees has been spreading more noticeably to my hips as well. I’d resigned myself to a continued slow loss of mobility, and had started thinking about what sort of fancy cane I’d like to haul myself around with. (The doorknobs at my parents’ [...]
call her green, for the children who’ve made her
Archive for April, 2009
My laundry basket is listing to port.
If your actors are “chewing the scenery,” I think it means you’re not feeding them enough.
Amidst all the petty office politics, I sometimes forget what my job really is. When I’m looking at a claim for a 16 year old girl at a homeless shelter getting tested for pregnancy and STDs, I remember.
In my dream last night, I was on a scavenger hunt in my old high school building. It was very dark inside, I think most of the lights were turned off and the windows blocked off, but it didn’t feel creepy, it was a friendly kind of darkness. Instead of having a list of things [...]
I am growing weak in my old age. I only got two free scoops of ice cream today, and I’m willing to call it enough.
My friendly neighborhood Street Roots vender is such an awesome lady. I try not to complain to her too much, because dude, she’s been homeless (she got housing again last year, hooray!) and is on oxygen and just generally in really poor health, so whatever my problems are, she’s had it way worse, but she’s [...]
I suppose it was bound to happen sooner or later, and really, I’m glad it did, because now I know he didn’t die of a drug overdose or anything like that (which I thought likely, since no one seemed to have heard anything from him, or at least, never mentioned him in my presence), but [...]
To Do Today: 1. Breakfast Coffee and a bagel and google news. 1a. Feed the cat 1b. Water the lilies my sweetie gave me 2. Shower Now I smell like lavender! 3. Pick out something pretty to wear Today, I think, is a gold sari day. 4. Try not to angst too much over not [...]
I met my sweetie at the Stumptown Comics Fest after I got done at the library today. The tentacle Venuses are mine, all mine! (Well, prints of them, at any rate.) We also got a copy of the lovely Ms. Moen’s first real-live book and I picked up volume one of Action Philosophers! I also [...]