Monthly Archives: December 2005

One sloe gin fizz, coming up

‘Cause we’re in Portland, Oregon, baby! Jim and I are here ’til the 30th… then it’s back to CA and off to Santa Cruz for Joe and Karan’s Drunken Barn Dance (annual New Year’s Eve gala). What fun we’ll have! … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve Eve Eve

At what point does the addition of "Eve"s become ridiculous? I fear we are already perilously close. Tonight: Christmas with Jim’s parents. Tomorrow, circa 5 a.m.: embarkation on the 16-hour drive to my parents’ house in California. Drive, driver, drive. … Continue reading

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Hey, look what I made

It’s an "altered" clipboard. Golly-gosh, I hate the whole "altered" concept. It smacks of unnecessary brown-ness and useless beribboned folderol. Basically, I stuck some stuff on it to make it both cuter (matter of opinion) and useful-er (cold hard fact) … Continue reading

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I am a grownup

So I was watching "Tricks of the Trade" on Fine Living whilst putting away my folded laundry (thanks, Sweetie!) and the topic was "Getting your finances under control." And one of the helpful tips was that 60-70% of people who … Continue reading

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(Un)School of Rock

Did I mention that Fisher wants to be a rock star when he grows up? Actually, his current plan of attack is to be a rock star and get lots of money so he can buy the parts to build … Continue reading

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Well, that was fun, wasn’t it?

OK. Typepad is back up. Nothing got disappeared into the ether, I don’t think. Breathe. Remind self. Breathe. Tomorrow: watching movies with the boys, and thoughts on the learning process.

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PC like me

So I’ve been thinking quite a bit about this whole Merry Christmas/Happy Holidays thing. And about "political correctness," the role of language in defining social norms and a bunch of other stuff that comes naturally to a graduate of UC … Continue reading

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