Archive for January, 2016

every. single. week.

Sunday, January 31st, 2016

Me, during the week: ‘I’m going to be SO PRODUCTIVE this weekend! Two whole days! I’ll have so much time to do everything! All these projects! It’s gonna be amazing!’ Me, at noon on Sunday: ‘Well, so far I’ve slept, and read fanfic. Was there something else I was going to work on this weekend? […]

happy caturday!

Saturday, January 30th, 2016

fic rec Friday

Friday, January 29th, 2016

More Star Wars this week! How much do I love the outpouring of fic that accompanies a major fandom event? So Much. necklace of the self, by Gretahs “If we’re keeping count,” she tells him, “you technically owe me thirty seven.”

is it a vibe?

Thursday, January 28th, 2016

In the past month or so, I’ve had probably five people ask me if I’m a vegetarian. When I say no, the reaction has universally been some variation on ‘I thought you were.’ Never having made any claim of being vegetarian, this has been somewhat baffling. But it always seems to require some additional explanation […]

workaday Wednesday

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

Actual exchange I had at work this week: Me: “It’s great that they want to change things, I just –” Coworker: “Wish they would think logically about it first?” Me: “Yes!” [Side note: guess which team has already completely disregarded the new “meeting schedule” guidelines? That’s, right, it’s the executive team! (Because their meetings are […]

definition of insanity

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

You know how it’s crazy to keep trying the same thing and expecting the result to be different? So, way back about… 20 years ago (yikes) I tried oatmeal for the first time. Hated it. Couldn’t even get through it with enormous amounts of sugar. I’m pretty sure I tried it again at some point […]

memorable search Monday

Monday, January 25th, 2016

Five searches from the last week, pulled from computer and phone: 1. low blood pressure chart 2. eggplant brown inside still good 3. knitting vs crocheting 4. video sunny treadmill lubricate 5. normal human temperature Obviously I spent the week concerned about whether or not my health and activity status was impeding my ability to […]

what is this even

Sunday, January 24th, 2016

I’ve started typing a post about five different times, and each time trailed off before getting through even one sentence. And so — a flamingoat. (It’s the rarest cuddlebuddy!)

oh, cats

Saturday, January 23rd, 2016

This morning’s approximate schedule: 6:30 am: Cat demands breakfast. Wake up, feed cat. Refill water bowl. Clean litterbox. Explain to cat that you feel as if you have now completed Herculean set of tasks, and need to sleep a bit more before attempting second breakfast. 7:00 am: Try to go back to sleep. Cat races […]

Happy Birthday to me!

Friday, January 22nd, 2016

Three things that are great about birthdays: 1. Usually pretty easy to get the day off from work. 2. Don’t need a reason to do nothing all day. 3. Cake.