true life 2003

I don't make new year's resolutions, but if I did…

by meanlouise December 31, 2003 true life 2003

…I suppose mine would be fairly modest for the new year. Ruling the world and inserting the phrase “burlap is the new black” into the fashion lexicon would be enough to aspire for, I think. (edited to remove errant code and insert new tags)

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Merry Christmas, Now Go Back To Bed!

by meanlouise December 25, 2003 true life 2003

have i ever mentioned…. …that my mom gets up at 5 am? I thought that’s when you were supposed to go to your nice warm bed, not get out of it. Yeesh. Merry Christmas. Now please let me go back to bed. Yesterday we came home and found, sitting in the sun, a large box. […]

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bookmark bingo

by meanlouise December 22, 2003 linkage

Do you ever go through your bookmarks and wonder just what the hell you were thinking?* For example, I opened a folder marked “goats.” In it, I found a bookmark for the Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival, which is held every year during the first weekend in May. I haven’t been there in years. Next […]

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4 funerals and a wedding kind of week

by meanlouise December 18, 2003 true life 2003

First off, thanks for all of the welcome back messages. The emails, I got. I forgot to set the comments to be emailed to me, however, and I had no idea there was a party going on in my comments until just now. Eeek. Sorry. I wasn’t ignoring you, I swear. Not on purpose, anyway. […]

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Once again, Samer saves the day

by meanlouise December 14, 2003 true life 2003

We’re back from our Icelandic adventures with Samer. I’ve forgiven him for shoving me on the plane instead of letting me declare asylum in Iceland because he fixed whatever I broke on my blog and now I can post again.

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Campaign to Stop Global AIDS

by meanlouise September 28, 2003 true life 2003

Husband and I managed to get to the kickoff for the Campaign to Stop Global AIDS. Amazing music and dancing by a local djembe orchestra, great food and wine, and amazing, committed people.

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the American Cheese Society

by meanlouise September 23, 2003 food and drink

The caller wanted to know if one needed to be a full-fledged cheese professional to join the American Cheese Society. He was so sincere. Rather than politely explain he had the wrong number, I decided to investigate the matter for him. I am pleased to report that one does not need to be a cheese […]

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…and all I could think was, "I bet if you misplace a Congressman they don't give you another one."

by meanlouise September 22, 2003 politics

I got up at 4:30 this morning because the next President of the United States of America and I were going to go on a little roadtrip. Except when I got to the pickup point, I couldn’t find him. I was, needless to say, a little worried. Periodically, I called my voicemail to see if […]

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high school flashback

by meanlouise September 18, 2003 true life 2003

Back in high school, my friend’s older brother was just getting his start as a TV news reporter. This meant he got the shit assignments on the local network. “Reporting live from inside a cage at the dogpound, I’m…Jonathan Serrie.” “Reporting live while strapped to the front of a Buick to see what it’s like […]

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logarithms & football (and never the two shall meet)

by meanlouise September 9, 2003 true life 2003

You should pity poor Husband, for he is an Eagles fan. His Eagles played the World Champion, Master’s of the Universe, Greatest Team Ever Tamp Bay Bucslast night. And they got their butts kicked. He sent me to bed early in the second quarter because I couldn’t stop intoning “World Champion, Master’s of the Universe, […]

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