Sunday, October 31, 2010


five things i'm looking forward to

1. 50% off halloween candy at the grocery store in a few more days.
(hellloo, my many chocolatey friends.)

2. the morning after election day
(because every couple of years, i'm reminded that i'm a blue in a red state. however, i'm also a blue who can't stand nancy pelosi and thinks the democratic party would've been far better off without her in charge. it will be a relief to no longer hear ads talking about how (insert name of democratic candidate) is "a friend of pelosi". same goes for the negatively-toned mentions of "obamacare")

3. thanksgiving
(i need to run away from home every few months, or else i get a little stressed-out and stir crazy. my next solo trip won't be until the spring, but a change of scenery should be enough to restore sanity.)

4. the tron sequel, coming out around christmas
(i was too young to see the original in theaters, and given that i don't have a ginormous hdtv (SO's ancient tv still works, and i can think of other, more important things to fdo with several hundred bucks), this is as close as i'm going to get to recreating the missed experience.)

5. one day, probably in the far distant future, when katherine heigl will portray something other than an ultra type-a, demanding woman who picks a fight with the lead male character because he doesn't read her mind and conform to her schedule/plans and doesn't loosen up until 3/4 of the way through the movie.
(typecasting, anyone?)

Sunday, October 24, 2010

excuse for not pounding out a real post this week #37

a pool table has mysteriously appeared at the radio station. after taking care of work-type necessities, i've been wandering down the hall to regain my mad pool least i remember being vaguely not-awful in high school, but it's a little fuzzy through the haze of, uh, the cigarette smoke in the bars.

i am nowhere near a pool shark yet; i am merely a guppy.

part of the secret to my success is having a helpful cue ball. it likes to show the other balls how to fall into the pockets.

(the preceding just sounds better than admitting i've sunk the thing so many times that robert ballard is thinking of putting together an expedition- i'm learning it's all in how you spin it.)

Sunday, October 17, 2010

reason for not posting last weekend

i assure you, it's a good one:

i was busy playing in a photo booth during SO's cousin's wedding reception.

i'd never been in one before, and had to make up for 32 years of deprivation. (i have almost enough strips at home to give out with my holiday cards this year.)

Sunday, October 03, 2010

sometimes, i'm not sure where i get this stuff, either....

wildly inappropriate random thought i had while driving today: do you think, after the dust settled in the lewinsky scandal, that hillary banned bill from using the phrase, "close, but no cigar"?