Archive for the ‘culture’ Category

Monday, July 23, 2007


Today my horoscope says, “You hard-working Capricorns are faced with a dilemma this midsummer. The Sun is now moving through your mysterious 8th House, encouraging you to delve into the mysteries of the occult, death and sex. Although these …

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Posted in culture, my sex life, stories on 07/23/2007 11:52 am

Friday, April 13, 2007

Racist Houston, Racist America

For a good long while now, it’s been freaking me out that Houston’s Craigslist Rants & Raves seem way, WAY more racist than those of other American cities. Also, our Houston Chronicle is littered with more …

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Posted in culture, pop culture, venting on 04/13/2007 02:28 pm

Wednesday, February 21, 2007

I spoke too soon.

Moms do get sick. I guess I have the flu now. Or its nephew, 24-Hour Flu-Like Virus. I didn’t stop feeling beat up this morning, in fact, it only got worse, so I drove home at …

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Posted in culture, health on 02/21/2007 12:19 am

Saturday, August 26, 2006

Welcome, Bitter Asian Men

A while back, my boyfriend and I met an Asian author and bought the book he was selling, which dealt with his issues with ethnicity. Afterwards, the author and I emailed a few times, and he …

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Posted in culture, my sex life on 08/26/2006 02:29 am

Friday, July 7, 2006

Things I Have Eaten for the Love of Asians

Meaning, things I have eaten at the urging of my Asian boyfriend’s family and friends.

1. Fish heads.
2. Fish fins. Fish toes, fish brains, fish beaks. Fish cartilage.
3. Fried …

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Posted in culture, domestic, my sex life, vanity on 07/07/2006 01:33 pm

Wednesday, June 21, 2006

I’ll say it…

I thought Nacho Libre was funny and endearing. I liked the Mexico setting and all the St. Franceses of Assisi. I liked the little kids. I liked the luchadores and the nun and the skinny guy and …

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Posted in culture, pop culture on 06/21/2006 06:11 pm

Friday, May 26, 2006

I like to write a lot on Fridays before holidays, when I’m the only one stupid enough to have used up all her vacation days.

I almost had a panic attack an hour ago, in my car, while driving to …

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Posted in culture, health on 05/26/2006 06:21 pm

Thursday, May 11, 2006


Of course I have big ol’ opinions on all the current issues of the day… I just can’t always write about them, for fear that I’ll get so pissed off, I’ll hurt someone or myself. But the time has …

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Posted in culture, politics, sexism, venting on 05/11/2006 01:30 pm

Sunday, April 30, 2006

I’m in Love

Near our favorite pho place is a dry cleaner or tailor who has a bird. I think it’s a myna bird. Sometimes this person sets the bird’s enormous cage outside the shop, and we stop to look …

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Posted in culture, Houston on 04/30/2006 05:19 am

Monday, March 13, 2006

My Weekend Adventures in a Numbered List

1. Friday my new work buddy and I had drinks and then dinner. Then, I think I went home and played World of Warcraft until my boyfriend got off work. While my kids …

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Posted in culture, domestic, Houston on 03/13/2006 06:37 pm