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

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Head.Must.Stay.Above.Water.

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

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

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My Netflix queue, which saves me from real TV

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Burritos with home-cooked pintos, sharp cheddar and spinach

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Roasted peppers with crumbled queso fresco

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Is this thing on? - September 20, 2004

- - September 15, 2004

2003-08-08

2003-08-08 - 1:24 p.m.

Good stuff:

1. I've been trying out a new tactic when talking to my mom. It's a deliberate attempt to still keep myself out of her craziness, but be kinder at the same time. Seems to be working well.

2. The Giants are 11 games up, babies. Rich Aurilia will be back to full strength soon. Oh, happy day when the sexy goateed guy returns to the lineup. Plus the A's have moved up on the Mariners in a big way. Best watch out, Bret Boone.

3. I have two days of doggie and Daddy time.

4. Splurged last night on the new Elizabeth George book. It's only two steps up from Rosamund Pilcher, but it's entertaining. And I can leave it for Daddy on Sunday.

5. I have a next-Saturday ticket for the Chagall show at SFMOMA. Wahoo! (Sorry, Athena!)

6. While thumbing through knitting books last night in modern hell that is Borders (everybody else was closed), I had a lovely impromptu conversation with another knitter. She had her toddler and husband with her, both dressed in handmade shirts. Pretty cool.


Not so good stuff:

1. My tummy misses its depeleted bacteria. Antibiotics are evil. Hopefully the yogurt will do its happy little active culture dance quickly.

2. I swatched for Mom's Christmas present last night, and the effing yarn will not work. It's so stretchy that it pulls thin no matter how careful I am with tension. It will only work when held double. That means purchasing another $40 of yarn for her gift alone - and I've yet to find the yarn for Daddy's present. Grr.

3. I'm still working through some of the moodiness. It's incredible how much my self-confidence has been affected by the relationship with J. My brain tells me that I'm going to be fine. My panic button says nobody will want me ever again. Luckily the brain mostly wins that wrestling match.

4. In order to see my dad and the dogs this weekend, I had to pull out of several sets of plans. Despite my apologies, people are annoyed. I know it was selfish to change plans mid-week, but again, didn't want to bug other people while in this mind-frame.

Eh, win a hand, lose a hand.



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