Tagged: stuff

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photo: free for… hall?

Spotted this on my way out to work this morning. Yesterday afternoon, it was an easel, a few hangers, a roll of hot pink wrapping paper, a small rug and some books. This morning, it’s a TV and a multifunction...

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The Compact

A small group of Bay Area residents who made an informal vow to not buy anything new in 2006 have found themselves in the middle of an international fury over consumerism, ecology and middle-class hypocrisy that has spread around the...

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Modern Sherpas

Perhaps it’s because we are multitaskers. Or because we’re insecure. Maybe we are becoming more independent. Whatever the reasons, we are more and more burdened by our belongings. Burdens of the Modern Beast | washingtonpost.com Late last year I decided...

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Calphalon Saucepan for $5

Calphalon Commercial Hard-Anodized 2-1/2-Quart Shallow Saucepan with Lid for $5 before shipping. I guess this is a price mistake or a radical inventory reduction. Macy’s through Amazon is offering the pan for $4.97 new. I already have one, but picking...

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so flexible I can kiss my own arse

For all the stress the office contains, I will take a moment to toot my own horn. It’s always the least important jobs that seem to mean the most to people around here. I turned around a document out of...

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What is it?

I’m bored yet overworked at the office, so I thought I’d have a little fun and try to encourage some comments (yes, I’m feeling like a comment whore today). In the tradition of the Liar’s Club, I’m the one on...

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it’s all over…

Compared to recent years, this Christmas actually turned out better than most. No arguments, no fights, no family meetings or drama. Though besides that it didn’t really go any different than previous years. Lots of chatting with my mother, very...

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and to the rest…

For those of you that didn’t get the text message blitz, Merry Christmas! I hope your day went well whether with your family, your friends or however you chose to spend it. It was pretty uneventful here, though I really...

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season’s eatings

While I do plan to be much more health & weight conscious in the new year, I have decided that from mid Nov to mid Jan, everything is fuck it weight. The last thing I need to do is add...

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home and dry

Made it home, much drama making it to the airport… We were let out early at 2pm, my plans were to take the shuttle from the office to Dulles, so I hung around for a while and decided to catch...

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it’s beginning to stink a lot like X-Mas

I’ve pretty much been in a funk about the holidays, I remarked to a friend yesterday, “I’m ready for this friggin’ season to be over and done.” And tonight I head home to visit the family for the weekend, which...

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Santa?

Chris Rock’s Show Says Santa Doesn’t Exist | washingtonpost.com What gets me isn’t the whole, sitcom explaining there’s no Santa, that’s been done before for chrissake. It’s this, A blindsided UPN received “a handful” of complaints about the Santa expose...

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they’re selling what now?

Recent e-mail subject: 24 Screwdrivers in One, just Spin and Load Before I realized it was spam, my mind was trying to envision some odd kind of drink server or shaker or glass. Wouldn’t spinning them spill the booze? Yeah,...

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porcelain musings

From an IM session this morning, me: *hee hee.. I just had my first case of urinal shyness in years. them: really? them: I have that all the time me: … [insert the sound of my brain going kablooey] them:...

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right up there with clowns

A co-worker forwarded this to me, Gallery: Scared of Santa | SouthFlorida.com I know that my parents have at least 2 pictures of me bawling and screaming on Santa’s lap. I have no idea if I was scared of him...