Archive | May, 2011

A kitchen makes a terrible office.

May 31, 2011

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A kitchen makes a terrible office.

Friday night. Lauren is drawing a queen for a post and goofs up. She reaches amongst her junk for the white-out and it is gone. Lauren: “Where’s my white out?!” Lloyd: “In the card catalog drawer marked ‘pens and markers’.” Lauren: “No! I need it at my fingertips for emergency white-outing. *sigh* I need an […]

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Shoulda stayed home

May 30, 2011

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Shoulda stayed home

So it seems that I just can’t pick out glasses on the first try. Lloyd went into Lenscrafters with me and helped me pick out three ‘maybe’ pairs. The first were too tiger-stripey, the second were too almost exactly what I have, and the third were ginormous. Wanting to branch out, but deathly afraid of […]

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Candle cookin’

May 29, 2011

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Candle cookin'

…. but certainly not eating. Well, aside from Lloyd having services at the nursing home today, we successfully stayed in the house.   Eating, napping, and my personal ‘Arrested Development’ marathon on Hulu were the order of the day. The problem with sitting on a stool that faces the kitchen is that you come up with […]

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Saturday Recap

May 28, 2011

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Saturday Recap

Well, it looked like a glorious day full of nothing. I made breakfast, sat around, then thought it was such a gloomy morning I’d like to make a campfire. Trouble was, all my firewood was wet. No problem: A little while later I was enjoying a crackling fire in a light drizzle, and just as […]

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I don’t get it.

May 27, 2011

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peasants

I am mystified by shoppers who, after they pay for their purchases, walk away from the counter and leave their cart right there. I’m not furious at them (yet), but it seems so rude to me. “My duties as a shopper ended after I pocketed my receipt. This cart is the store’s problem now. I […]

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So check it out.

May 26, 2011

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Hey, some old friends have new websites! Let’s check in on them, shall we? There’s Gretchen in Germany. We know her from college, and I’m excited to see how her family makes the switch to dressing exclusively in lederhosen and drinking beer all the the time. I’ve been to Germany, so I know that this […]

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