Self Diagnosis

I’ve diagnosed myself with cabin fever. If you answer yes to the following questions, you may have it, too. Are you restless? Are you irritable? Are you excessively sleeping? Are you experiencing irrational frustration with everyday objects? A two-minute respite is available here.

Tongue Twister

Say this ten times fast: My noisy neighbors are my nemeses My noisy neighbors are my nemeses My noisy neighbors are my nemeses… While looking up the plural of nemesis, I discovered that Nemesis was a Greek goddess. The goddess of retribution, who “punishes excessive pride, undeserved happiness, and the absence of moderation.” Well, the […]

Return of the Peeps

  Sweet jesus, the Peeps are back. I halfheartedly glanced at the Valentine’s Day candy in CVS, and there they were. Bright pink heart-shaped Peeps. And just around the corner, there were my old friends, the yellow chick and purple bunny Peeps. For a minute, order felt totally restored in my life. It is a […]

The horror. The horror.

  It’s the last week of January, so it’s time to buckle down and work on the birthday list. I’m a bit behind, but it’s been hard to be motivated when buried in snow. I completed my second item last night: Watching Apocalypse Now (#28 on AFI’s top 100 movies list). Shudder. It seemed like […]

Guster and…Daryl Hall?

  I just watched something that temporarily squelched my Sunday night blues: Guster hanging out and performing with Daryl Hall (of Hall and Oates), for Daryl’s web show Live from Daryl’s House. Simply amazing. Check it out.