Wednesday, September 16, 2009

New addition to the TV shows I adore

The Big Bang Theory: I finally caved and watched it. Thank you Thells and others for promoting it, and Jim Parsons for being so funny at Comic-Con.

Thursday, September 3, 2009

Nuts & Trees & Gruesome Kidnapping Scenarios.

"The nut doesn't fall very far from the tree" is a favorite quote of my mother's. She should know. She is something of a nut.

Due to her crazy nightmares about getting stuck in a car in a lake, one Christmas we got a funky hammer thing that will pop your air bag, slash your seat belt, provide a flashlight, and crack your window/windshield. Another Christmas, she gave us this nifty little thing that gives your battery a charge if you can't find someone near you with jumper cables. And every so often, she sends insanely paranoid forwards (okay, she sends forwards all the time, but often they are of the paranoid warning variety that have usually been proven false) I am pretty sure that she has sent this exact email at least 4 other times--if not more (I don't read them all--and I know B doesn't). By the way, hilariously refutes a lot of it here.

So, note to self for this Thursday, don't get kidnapped and horribly murdered.


Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Jet Setting

Every so often I think how nice it would be to be married--settled, a permanent date for Friday night who I am diabetically in love with, a couple of kids running round. . . Then I have a week like this one, where I am making plans to travel, or dropping everything to road trip with a friend (on the weekend); and I am grateful to be single, with no strings, and no massive obligations to anyone (except the state of North Carolina, but only from 7:30-4:30, M-F).

FYI: B and I will totally bunk together if anyone wants to come for a visit. Seriously. It isn't hard. Book your flight now. A few flights to and from RDU have been relatively cheap lately, and we would love to see you! You, too, can feel footloose and fancy free!

P.S. Miss ABC is coming for my birthday, and I cannot wait!

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