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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

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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

September 15, 2004

September 15, 2004 - 2:40 p.m.

A bright spot in among the dust: frozen orange juice bars after a long day.

September 15, 2004 - 10:11 a.m.

I tend to blank out during meetings, so my notes are scattered with other ideas. Here's what emerged from yesterday's 2:30 - 3:00 p.m. conference planning bore-fest:

Nametents - B
delicatessen delicate delicious
use campus fonts
deliquesce deliberate
liberty liberacy literacy
library librarian liberate
Cuba libre mmm, rum
libretto
S to take the sedan, we take Prius
sedan sediment seditious
payroll due Wed. - come back Tues. night alone
design front cover - Quark, PMS Uncoated, stylesheet
designate despair Desi Arnaz decide
decadent decorate decode this babbletalk
derivative deride desensitize define
stop with the nametags already!
Declare declaim detail
deleterious to my health to listen to you!!

At the end of the meeting one co-worker said, "wow, you take terrific notes!" Bah.

You know what I want? I want three solid weeks without a crisis. I want to pay my bills, buy groceries, drive my car and go to work without anything being broken, stolen, booted, frozen, rotted, delayed due to "non-local checks", waterlogged, leaking, dirty, stained or otherwise damaged. Jesus Haploid, but it has been a hard couple of months, and I am SO FUCKING TIRED. (Sorry about the screaming.) Bah again.

Since I've barely been blog reading, I'm not up on much, but please everybody give Teresa a visit and wish her well. There's plenty going on in her life, too - but aren't she and her husband a gorgeous pair? Your good health, Hatamaran!



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