All posts for the month August, 2005

In Memorium

Twenty years is a long time. It horrifies the perpetual college student in me that I should even remember something that happened 20 years ago, let alone that I would have been old enough for it to be a major life event. I usually hate and try to avoid writing things like this, because they [...]

Blogger Laureate

When they don’t have the time or inspiration to post, crafty writers will remain conspicuously absent, leaving the same entry at the top of the page for weeks at a time, so their loyal readers will visit every day, each time with a cautious optimism that there will be something new to entertain and enlighten [...]

Yes please thank you please

I’m going to be writing an article about the continent’s largest gathering of anime aficionados for someone else, so I won’t elaborate here, except to say that this girl should really quit while she’s ahead.

Jungle wa Itsumo Hare Nochi Guu?

Excuse the absence, I’ve been down south covering one of the strangest gatherings of humans and giant robots in America. More later.

Part of this nutritious it’s not a diet, it’s a lifestyle change

Due to a few personal transitions and embarrassing injuries and general laziness, it’s a fact that I’ve gotten a little shorter for my weight over the past year. Every time I’ve tried to diet, I eat well for two days and mac n’ cheese out of the pot on the third. Part of it is, [...]

And now for my next trick…

If you’ve been reading this site for a little while, or at least a month and four days, you know that I am not shy about sharing tales of just how huge an embarrassment I can be to myself and others. I think this is probably to counter the rumors that I have a rather [...]

Dear three dudes,

I hope I didn’t weird you out yesterday, when you were sitting across from me on the R train. I didn’t mean to stare, honest. I just couldn’t help it, the way you can’t help staring at a car wreck or Suzanne Somers’ freakish lips. What can I say, I was struck dumb. Dumb as [...]

East v. West

Reasons to like my doctor: -His name is Angel -When he changes out of a lab coat he changes into a leather jacket -He thinks I’m funny -He promised to find me “someone nice” to give me the Naproxen ass-injection -He made me wait 3 hours to see him but then spent 20 minutes listening [...]