In other news, I won the award for “Most Ornate” costume at the costume contest at work, for dressing up as a trapeze artist. (Our floor did a circus theme.) I’ll post pictures as soon as they send them out.
call her green, for the children who’ve made her
Archive for October, 2009
I hate reading things in the news, or on blogs, that make me hope I never have a daughter. I hate thinking that way, hate knowing that I’m not the only one who’s paranoid, who watches over her shoulder on the bus, making sure that no one is following me home, that it isn’t just [...]
That is the first time in goodness knows how long that I’ve actually accomplished everything on my To Do list, and all in one day even! I think I deserve a celebratory drink.
To Do: 0. Let cat out. 1. Have breakfast. 1a. Let cat in. 1b. Let cat out. 2. Get dressed. 2a. Fold laundry. 2b. Clean up cat puke on basement stairs. 2c. Let cat in. 2d. Let cat out. 3. Clear space in the garage for a woodpile. 3a. Let cat in. 4. At 1 [...]
Let this be a warning to you all! Don’t drink and drive and…lounge?
Reasons to Date a Medievalist. (As if you needed convincing!)
It is closer to past my bedtime than it is to bedtime.
Every morning, I stop at the same coffee shop and get a mocha (hold the whipped cream) in my green travel mug. When the baristas there are calling out the drink orders, they no longer refer to mine as “medium mocha in a personal mug.” It’s “the Elizabeth Special.” I know that after so long [...]
Lamb shawarma and chocolate stout are the way birthdays ought to be.
Martin, I expect you to go to this, and I want a full report on your return.