Monthly Archive: April 2006

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tourism is hard on the feet

I’m entertaining an out of town guest and that generally means doing at least one touristy thing, or even at least one a day. Yesterday we hit the Botanical Gardens since he’s a botany-geek, and had a great time, I...

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highs and lows

First something mildly amusing to oenophiles and fashion mavens: Diesel fashion label launches wines. Oddly enough, I don’t mind paying for a bottle of wine what I won’t pay for a pair of their jeans. And being serious again, a...

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It’s all clear to me now

I finally understand how people lost weight eating Lean Pockets! After you make them according to the packet’s directions and give it the recommended time to cool off, plus a little more time for good measure, you start eating it....

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friday fragments

Mused by moi: What is the point of the little marshmallows in instant hot cocoa when they’re gone and dissolved by the time it cools enough for you to drink it? Joke/line I hadn’t heard before related by co-worker: “I...

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Meow, pussycat…

Jay Pinkerton’s commentary on Narnia: Lion/Witch/Wardrobe So: our child heroes defeat the evil army (though what they specifically do, what with the animals providing most of the strategy and hard work, is left ambiguous). After this, everyone rejoices and the...

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What’s Your Food Sign?

Swiping an excerpt from Alan Hirch’s book, What’s Your Food Sign? How To Use Food Clues To Find Lasting Love: Imagine that you and your date are at the ice-cream parlor. Which of these flavors would you pick? Vanilla Double...

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Customer Service for the win

I have a guest visiting from out of town this weekend and my pantry was looking bare, so it’s time for groceries! This time my list was pretty basic, mostly fruits and veggies, pasta, light fare type of stuff and...

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Call it a kabob

‘cos they just got skewered Baby, You Mean The World of Warcraft To Me | The Onion There is no other way to put it: You take my breath bar away. Why do we need to go out to have...

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All Hail the Internet!

When I want to listen to early 90s Matthew Sweet… I get my early 90s Matthew Sweet. And in 5 minutes, too. *bops* And the new Green Tea Latte from Starbucks? EW!

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Pass/Fail?

There’s just something about the ad copy on this Body Shop promo e-mail… I can’t quite put my finger on it: Specially formulated in Japan and Switzerland, Moisture White™ products contain the powerful combination of licorice root extract and vitamin...