just in the last couple of days, i was espousing my pride in the fact that i dispense crunchy cat treats without ever laying a finger on them.
judith swung open the door and strode into her back bedroom with a single-minded determination that only a 40-year old with a life change on her mind could possess.
the day was bright and slightly chilly and i had inadvertently dressed in my dr. seuss "one fish two fish" t-shirt.
in less than four hours, i'll be on a plane to NYC.
wednesday night, i said my farewells to darren at the meridian room.
what time should i wake you up?: dad said.
the first time i woke up, it was 2:40am and darren was knocking gently on the door.
i realized sometime during my marathon drive back to dallas last night that the first week of driving had been a cakewalk.
though the maze of lines was filled with bustling travelers, i had, so far, been able to hit every mark of my directions to the car rental counter.
during one of my snooze periods this morning, i dreamt of an lj reunion.
this has been a horrible week spent in houston.
-up early to leave by 9:15am.
at 3 minutes until noon and with the first sip of red stripe down, Beer Fridays have been officially reinstituted.
i know this might be hard to believe, but the following monday i left for houston.
i went on a date friday night.
my mother just called to say my sister finally delivered about 11am this morning after some hard labor and several rounds of pitocin.
i met E at two rows brewery at 6pm on that long ago, sizzling, july monday.
after a difficult morning filled with feline diabetes angst, i finally was able to compel myself to leave the house to work.
it wasn’t without a sense of irony that i pulled the tab across the cardboard mailer containing my new diva cup.
i just returned from a voting expedition at the Samuell Grand Recreation Center manned by sweet, little, old ladies.
he told me on the phone that he had a surprise for me, but he wasn’t sure if he should bring it over that saturday night because it might scare me.
late yesterday afternoon on my way home from the grocery store where i purchased the key ingredients for three types of tea breads whose toasty, seasonal warmth i have no business swaddling myself in, i think i accidentally fell in love with herb alpert & the tijuana brass’s christmas album aptly titled christmans album.
they're predicting a "wintry mix" of weather for today.
Many pregnant women leak some urine when coughing, laughing, sneezing or exercising.