Something’s Rotten


No, I’m not flying out of Denmark. NWA AUTOMATED SERVICE: Thank you for calling Northwest Airlines! If you have a Frequent Flyer number, you may enter it now. ME: Oh… kay… um, [beep beep boop beep beep boop beep beep boop beep] NWA: Thank you. Please select from the following menu: scheduled flights, new reservation, […]

October 31, 2006

Project Terminus


Jeffrey? JEFF? REY? The HELL? But let me tell you why. I don’t like him, but that’s not why I’m pissed. The fact that he won makes me resent the sewing pseudo-scandal (dig my sibilance) even more; were we all supposed to be rooting for him, despite… well, his personality, really—because Laura accused him of […]

October 20, 2006



Thus Spake the Quebecan Cold Front. The fall weather of the past week has been lovely; light jacket, gloves and hat in the morning, sweater in the afternoon, rainy but not too cold. All with the timely leaves falling and customary pumpkin sales, apples lining the road and cornstalks lashed to lamposts. The smell of […]

October 13, 2006

Go Team! Play That… Game!


Sometimes, in the advent of feeling rather poopy and down for no identifiable reason, the best solution is to stick a chicken in the oven, invite a bunch of people over on a Saturday afternoon for some 80s Pop Trivia, and cocoon on a comfy sofa while the rest of the state fights its way […]

October 9, 2006

Hard to Mall-ify (sorry).


A while ago, I realized that a few items in my wardrobe were on their inevitable way out. Not wearing out, or even out of style, but just not fitting so well as they used to. [Ok, they’re too big. I know nobody’s crying for me, but there it is.] So, to avoid once more […]

October 4, 2006