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Sep 15
2011

Ten Thing Thursday: Lame Edition

Work is kicking my ass and I am really sad this week. I thought I was entering the anger phase of the breakup, but I seem to have backtracked. So, here is one of blogging’s tried and true tropes: Top 10 Search Terms People Use to Find This Blog 1. Hilarity in shoes. I’ll take […]


Sep 07
2011

Ten Thing Thursday: Corndogs and Ingalls Edition

1.  Quote of the week:  Ring the bells that still can ring Forget your perfect offering There is a crack in everything That’s how the light gets in. Leonard Cohen, Anthem   2. Desired item of the week: I feel like we all need to just accept that it’s boots season. I know, I know, […]


Sep 01
2011

Ten Thing Thursday: Grief Bacon, Kinetics, and Friendship Edition

1.  The word of the day…nay, the century…is Kummerspeck.  It translates, from German, as “grief bacon” and refers to the weight one gains from emotional overeating.  Seriously, Ben and Jerry’s needs to make Break-Up Brickle ice cream with candied griefbacon, ribbons of salty caramel to represent tears, and bits of peanut brittle to represent one’s post-dumping fragility. They […]


Aug 25
2011

Ten Thing Thursday

1.  Love this Whole Foods Parking Lot rap, and love it especially that he name-checks Humboldt Fog cheese, the best cheese in the world. (via @floridagirlindc) Sample lyrics: “I’m about to check out/Pay my 80 bucks for six things and get the heck out” 2.  Grammar pet peeve: When I was a child, my father relentlessly corrected […]


Aug 18
2011

Ten Thing Thursday

1.  I went to see The Help with my mother at her local mall at noon on a weekday.  I was pleasantly (if snobbishly) surprised to find that there were a few dozen people in the theater, mostly 50-something ladies of a certain age and bearing*, all of whom were talking about how much they […]


Jul 16
2011

Ten Things

1.  I am taking the next six weeks off school.  Not sure if this is a great idea or not, but I can no longer resist the siren song of the pool and farmers market. And the not driving to Philly every weekend. 2.  One school break project is going to be boot camp.  I […]