I Love Public Radio
First I listened to The Splendid Table, where the English chef, Heston Blumenthal, was interviewed. I want to read his book, Kitchen Chemistry. The I listened to Studio 360, where the entire hour was devoted to Moby-Dick. But the cool thing was? There was an excerpt from an opera that a woman wrote about the book, and in it, she compared Moby-Dick to Star Trek. The the host played a snip of...
Yesterday I swore off caffeine after two days of ingesting no liquids that weren’t caffeinated. But now I’m jonesing for a hot cup of coffee or a nice Diet Coke. It was one of those promises you make to God in the heat of the moment that you really never intend to keep.
It’s just me and the boy this year (every year, unless I go to my mom’s). He doesn’t like turkey, or stuffing, or cranberries. (I guess he likes green bean casserole - my favorite.) So anyway, I asked him what he wanted for Thanksgiving, and he said hamburgers and apple pie. So that’s what we’re having. I am Thankful for the boy, my job (very), my car (that...
My ten-year-old just discovered the tooth fairy wasn’t real a couple of weeks ago. Last night we were talking about it and he said, “So are you the Easter Bunny?” and I was like, “groan,” lol. So he said, “ooookay.” Then he said, “Are you Santa Claus?” and I was like, “Erm,” because I wasn’t going to lie to him, again. ...
top 10 reasons why having long hair sucks:
stayfrosty: flopstars: sarahptor: you sit and lean back on it all the time. it gets closed in car doors or rolled up in windows. don’t laugh. that shit sucks. just a quarter-sized amount of shampoo? fuck that. more like a large cookie-sized amount. it takes roughly two hours to dry. people want to touch it all the fucking time. it’s just hair, people. when you leave it down it gets in...
stayfrosty: withtales: speakfree: ...
I’m posting every day this month over on my LJ (samati). They’re locked but I’m all about adding new friends.
Generation Kill p239.
stayfrosty: withtales: braincrack: The chaplain has no takers in Colbert’s team when he approaches to offer his counselling. After being up all night dealing with the phantom enemy convoy, Colbert’s Marines loll under the cammie nets, attempting to nap. Person lounges outside on a poncho, naked but for skivvies and a pair of golden Elvis-impersonater sunglasses. He’s trying to roast the...
GK week is a go!
stayfrosty: Monday: Stark Sands Tuesday: PJ Ransone Wednesday: Alexander Skarsgard Thursday: Wilson Bethel & Jonah Lotan Friday: Rudy Reyes Saturday: Pawel Szajda Sunday: FREE FOR ALL AO: Tumblr SOP: SPAM LIKE CRAZY ROE: no stripping of credit, give credit, and be nice ;) This is going to be fun. How about some Jon Huertas on Sunday? Or any day for that matter?
callipygian cal⋅li⋅pyg⋅i⋅an /ˌkæləˈpɪdʒiən/ [kal-uh-pij-ee-uhn] –adjective having well-shaped buttocks. Also, cal⋅li⋅py⋅gous /ˌkæləˈpaɪgəs/ [kal-uh-pahy-guhs] Origin: 1640–50; < Gk kallipýg(os) with beautiful buttocks; referring to a statue of Aphrodite (kalli- calli- + pyg() rump + -os adj. suffix) + -ian [via]