Don made a list, randomly, on his blog last night of his ten favorite smells. I'm all meme'd up lately, so here's my list of my ten favorite smells, in no particular order:1. the Pine Barrens2. baking bread, cookies, cakes3. oddly enough, Keba4. new car5. Jacob (after a bath)6. Play-doh7. cilantro8. the raspberry lotion from… Continue reading i smell the smelly smell of something that smells smelly
So hells yeah, we elected Obama.I’m ecstatic about that, and so were the 15 or so friends gathered in my living room watching tv. We were tuned in to Comedy Central’s Indecision 2008 when Jon Stewart interrupted Steven Colbert to say, “At 11 o’clock Eastern time, the President of the United States is Barack Obama.”We… Continue reading election follow up
October 28.It snowed this morning.That's unusual.
Ok, so this morning I realized that my toes are changing.That's weird, right? My toes used to be straight, no problems. But now they look like this: Do you see that? The weird slant my second toe has? And the strange space between the second and third toes? Can this happen from wearing flip-flops too… Continue reading
I had to participate in a conference call today. It was a training session relating to a report I received earlier this week that requires input from my company.I'm still not entirely sure why I needed to be on the call:1. It was concerning IT activity, and I am in Human Resources, not IT.2. The… Continue reading office space: the pie chart
As you may have noted from my whining here, it's been fairly stressful at work. So I am taking this opportunity to give myself a little comic relief - I present here, in the grand tradition of VH1's Best Week Ever, and AfterEllen's Best Lesbian Week Ever:Rachel's Best. Stressful. Week. Ever. Totally inane, completely useless,… Continue reading Best. Stressful. Week. Ever.
Consider:1. I have a sinus infection.2. Which caused me to sneeze out my nose ring.3. Which caused my friend Kathe to say, "Ewww."4. This is the same Kathe who showed me this.5. Which led me to this.6. And then I told this guy about it.7. Who mentioned this guy.8. Which makes me laugh, because my… Continue reading interconnectedness
When I was in high school, I watched the same movies over and over again: The Basketball Diaries, Reservoir Dogs, Clerks. Sure, there were others, but these were my old standards, the movies I returned to again and again because I thought they were special in some way that other movies weren't. I thought they… Continue reading
Someone recently left a comment here that consisted solely of an Oscar Wilde quote: It is a curious fact that people are never so trivial as when they take themselves seriously. Apparently, it's a problem I have, taking myself (and the world around me) too seriously. Well, whatever, because I'm about to do it again:I… Continue reading monday afternoon quarterbacking: the commercials