Tuesday, May 27, 2008

remember me?

Posting will be sporadic this summer. Spanish is kicking my ass, and it's only week 2.

I'm teaching myself to cook. I'm a lazy cook. I don't like recipes that require multiple steps, but I'm trying to branch out. Tonight, I made shredded bbq chicken. I made my own bbq sauce and shredded the chicken myself. I love my bbq sauce! And it's virtually sugar free. My next project is to make my own salad dressing. My only complaint is that there is no one else to do the dishes.

My brain is not functioning well enough to say anything intelligent, so that's all you get tonight.

Monday, May 12, 2008


Two posts on the same day. Don't get used to it :)

It's my first day of post-finals freedom, and I have to admit I'm bored. I came home from work and watched Juno, basking in my new found freedom. By the end of the movie, I was thinking about all the things I could be doing instead. I managed to push aside thoughts of moving furniture and decided to write a letter instead. I haven't hand written a letter in ages, and unfortunately, my hand writing skills show the neglect. But it is finished, addressed, stamped and waiting to be put in the mail. In a couple days, my oldest and dearest friend will receive an envelope filled with illegible babble. I hope you enjoy it H!

So now I'm playing on the computer researching paraben-free makeup. If you recall, a few months ago I gave up all products containing sulfates. Well after a brief, but interesting conversation over the weekend, I decided to do a little research on parabens. Now that I'm fairly convinced that I should avoid products containing these and other petroleum based ingredients, I have to find alternatives. Okay, so maybe I don't HAVE to find alternatives, but I like wearing makeup. I don't wear it everyday, but it's nice to get dolled up and feel pretty, but I don't want to destroy my skin (or the environment) in the process. You know, if I keep this up, I'm going to end up a vegan hippie chick living on a kibbutz eating only food I've grown myself. I shudder at the thought :)

Jeesh people

And by people, I mean one specific person - you know who you are. Have some compassion for my poor finals-wearied brain!

But you are right. I have been neglecting my blog for too long. It's hard to think of things to write about when I have no life. No one really wants to hear my opinions on the primaries, and my rantings about gas prices are needless when there are others who are far more eloquent and articulate than I writing about such things. So I'll stick to the usual, boring ramblings you've come to expect of me.

With the help of Sir Critic, I have compiled my summer reading list and will begin on it tonight. First up is The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian by Sherman Alexie. When I'm done with that (which will probably be sometime tomorrow), I have The Yiddish Policeman's Union ready to go. After that, I might actually get around to reading The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde, which I checked out of the library around spring break and never read. Then I'll start on the books The Critic recommended. Oh, and I'll be taking two semesters of Spanish this summer.

Maybe later this week, when my brain has recovered and I'm caught up on my sleep, I'll write something worthwhile.