Archive for July, 2006


Sunday, July 30th, 2006

This is an inspired meme, and I have Jonniker to blame thank for assigning it to me.  First thing I learned?  It’s virtually impossible to recognize your own obsessions.  Second lesson (well, reminder.  I knew this)?  Jeeze, I’m a grumpy old faht. Checking comments –  Let’s get the blogbabble category over with first.  While it’s […]


Thursday, July 27th, 2006

I grew up on Volkswagens, back when that was all you needed to say; if it was a “minibus”, you called it a Volkswagen bus.  At one point we had both, dressed as twins (each was two-tone celery/pea, though.  Ick).  We later had a red VW, and I wanted to paint ladybug spots on it […]

who DOES this?

Sunday, July 23rd, 2006

In public? And apparently it was not a random itch furtively scratched (which would still not be okay in my book): this guy held the pose for at least 3 minutes as he discussed his purchase at the store counter.  I had plenty of time to notice, pass judgment :> , turn on the camera, […]

big yellow taxi

Thursday, July 20th, 2006

Preppygirl, you saved my sorry hide from blogger’s block!  I love this meme.  Was way tempted, but resisted the urge to pick Rockapella :> ~~~ Pick one recording artist or group you like and answer the following questions with their song titles: Joni Mitchell (nobody saw that coming, right?) 1. Are you male or female?  […]

type Zzzz

Tuesday, July 18th, 2006

A friend just gave me a nod of support, after I’d mouthed off about careers vs. life – and I burst into happy tears. Granted, I’d been up late and woke with a headache, and I was self-flagellating because even though I’d awarded myself points for having spoken up, I’d merely been flexing my I-hate-corporations […]