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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Previously...

i got a new attitude - September 24, 2004

- - September 22, 2004

- - September 20, 2004

Is this thing on? - September 20, 2004

- - September 15, 2004

2003-06-08

2003-06-08 - 8:35 p.m.

Self-prescribed medication for being a dumbass:

1. Change cell phone ring from TMBG's Istanbul to InAGoddaDaVida, which forever reminds me of The Simpsons.

2. Yank out XTC's Skylarking and put "Season Cycle" on repeat.

3. Hear Carrie Bradshaw say, "Could we please wait to have cock talk until cocktail hour?"

4. Spend an hour knitting stockinette and more stockinette and more stockinette.

5. Laugh long-distance at a terrible joke with the punchline, "I'm thinking inside the box!" Wince, ouch, giggle.

6. Cook for the week: Moroccan-style fish with masala, artichoke-chard-feta frittata, roasted mushrooms.

7. Survive lunch with Mom. Even survive the incredibly unattractive salmon-pink 100% polyester outfit she brought for you. Um, thanks.

8. Realize with horror you're actually looking forward to work this week.

8. Take this quiz. (With thanks to Bumptious.) Get a sentence of 23 years in jail. Hey, that's impressive!

9. Make progress on seeing the floor in the spare room. Realize you have enough projects to keep an entire army of bored homemakers busy for a year. Anybody need fabric, thread, dye, vintage patterns, yarn, knitting needles, beads, etc etc etc?

10. Laugh with people who've known you long enough to realize that being a dumbass is just who you are, but they love you anyway.

Be grateful for the riches you have, dumbass!



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