Discussion in 'January And Everything After' started by Creole Ned, Jan 7, 2012.
Ouch. Well, thank you for indulging us and calling. :D
Did a bunch of cleaning, and then just now cooked shepherd's pies. In a few minutes I leave to go pick up my MIL from the airport. She's been gone 8 days, and will have spent seven hours on a plane by the time I pick her up. Poor woman. I made sure to have food ready, and her favorite snacks, because she is going to need some TLC.
ETA: Oh, yeah, and it's an hour drive from here to the airport,so she's going to have to sit in a car after all that plane time. OUCH.
I suddenly have a ridiculously aggravated cough.
My Chaosium group this evening has spent far too long fighting a swarm of fist-sized spiders that are crawling inside our uniforms to bite us.
I am spider-phobic as is. I can barely handle Diablo III spider-fighting.
I'm trying not to shake visibly.
Edit: and one of my group members just gave us the image of a swarm of spiders doing the Gangnam Style dance. That helped. :)
When I was cleaning my bedroom earlier today I spot cleaned a few places on the carpet. Even though I left the window open all day, the room still has a bit of a reek of the cleaning agent. This is going to be fun.
Finished re-reading Monster.
Damn, it's a good read. Ending still leaves me feeling kind of melancholy, though.
I wonder if young animals piss off their parents as much as young humans do.
FWIW, some animals eat their young.
Well, duh. 'Cause they're nice and tender then. The old ones are stringy and don't have much meat ...
The Old Ones ... now they have a certain picant flavor if you can get past the madness.
Apparently 3,200 homes here have upwards of five times the acceptable lead. Since I'm in a post-war cookie cutter two-story its likely we are affected.
Thankfully I've been avoiding this problem by consuming large amounts of beer in recent years.
I am in Oakland!
I've never been here before!
... everything is closed because it's Saturday. Lame. At least there's wifi.
I'm sorry for your loss man. It's so hard to comprehend it when someone our age dies. The unexpected nature, the fact it could just as well be us that kicks.
Just don't lick the walls and I'm sure you'll be OK.
Forgot to mention it is in the pipes.
Don't lick the pipes then either.
I'm having a huge mug of dark hot chocolate.
I know you are jelly. It's okay.
AWwww yeaaahhh, got my two Child Development classes. C:
I know that only one of them is needed to transfer, but I know good and well that Anthro 101 and Speech 101 had no chances of adding, so I'm glad with my decision. They both go towards my intended career anyway, so that's cool.
and then I spent the rest of the day sleeping.
I always thought of "diminution" as the proper-but-old-fashioned verbal noun form of the verb "to diminish," nicer sounding than "diminishing" (as a gerund) or "diminishment." But today looking in dictionaries it seems like - while it more or less works as a diminish noun - it might be better classified as a separate standalone word derived from the same old French root. Do verbal nouns even get "official status" as a sort of conjugation of the verb? I know not.
I've been eating a lot of guacamole lately. Turns out a LOT of places offer it on burgers. Who knew? (Apparently just me).
It all started when some chef somewhere said, "You know what doesn't have enough fat already? Hamburgers."
Well, there is fat and then there is fat. Which is to say that not all fats are created equally. Assuming your guacamole is mostly avacado, the fat in it is considered the good kind, not that bad kind you get from the beef in a hamburger. That said, the calories are high and guacamole contains a lot of salt by default, so those should be more of a consideration then the fat content.
"It's green, so it's GOT to be healthy, right?"
Green fat is always healthy. For example:
Both roommates are out doing their own thing, and I'm at home with a headache that is trying to kill me. Clearly, this is the perfect time for Solo ABBA-Centric Karaoke.
Oh god it's the Year of the Snake. I'll have to careful and you should too.
I think we both know who won that round.
One of the guys I used tp play poker with regularly (and beat about as often as he beat me) won $3000 online a few weeks ago. As a purely hobby player, he just decided to use some of it to play higher level tournaments. Last night he won $17000.
I must play more...
Loud, scary thunder goes with loud, scary, orchestral music, right?
Maybe I should turn off my computer... but then how will I Internet?!
this soup can go to hell
i'm so close to being sick, oh my goodness.
It looks like someone already was. I would not be eating that!
maybe the smell and the look were just little lies and it would taste okay maybe and i was so wrong.
The sickest I have ever been was off a can of Campbell's chicken & sausage gumbo. I've avoided canned soup ever since.
MulMizu , you want good soup, you come to my house. I'll hook you up.
Am I a shitty person if I sign myself up for Vonage today rather than waiting to hear back from the nice lady in the call center who answered questions for me (and then put the hard-sell on me) the other night? I'm sure they have commissions and/or quotas.
You haven't lived until you've had a hamburger with bacon, guacamole and peper jack cheese. I'm pretty sure it breaks all dietary codes and shortens your life by a few days. So wrong and yet so right.
Edit: dang it, now I'm hungry.
What about this burger on a fried doughnut I had the other day?
I once had sliders that were using grilled Krispy Kreme donuts for their buns.
I gotta admit it was fucking amazing.
You people sicken me.
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