Works in Progress
Wavy scarf for Christmas present in Manos del Uruguay (mostly on the shuttle, so it's slow going)

Current Obsession
Head.Must.Stay.Above.Water.

Last Google Search
Airline prices from Sacramento to Memphis - my parents have both sold their houses!

Woo-Hoo!
We have tickets for the Old 97's on October 16! Happy anniversary, honey!

Loving
My Netflix queue, which saves me from real TV

Munching
Burritos with home-cooked pintos, sharp cheddar and spinach

Cooking
Roasted peppers with crumbled queso fresco

Garden stuff
My poor garden - totally neglected and dry.

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i got a new attitude - September 24, 2004

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2003-04-22

2003-04-22 - 1:42 p.m.

Being Kaetchen is sometimes more fun than being me. Like so many, I enjoy the moderate anonymity. Anybody who wanted to could find me, but why should they?

Then there's the name itself. Kitten. The boyfriend who dubbed me Kaetchen actually said it in Pfaelzisch, (so it came out as Kaetzelsche) a German dialect we used to giggle secretly at the silly people who thought Chico's Tecate Grill is real Mexican food. The boyfriend is long gone (on to better things, clearly) but the name has stayed with me. It's one of the most endearing names I've had. So I use it to remind me that I'm fun, damnit, even as I enter data into diversity spreadsheest and help hire a new vice chancellor at my enormous university.

The U. It has to remain anonymous - I don't want to end up like dooce, fired for speaking the truth and laughing at her life publicly. Suffice to say it's huge, it's famous, and it's in a Western state with a red-lined budget that makes me look like a money guru. K?



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