Archive for the ‘domestic’ Category

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

obligatory Thanksgiving gratefulness list paragraphs

The other day I was thinking about writing a “thankful for” list for this blog, and immediately got whiny and self-pitying, in my mind, over all the little things for which I’m not grateful this …

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Posted in Christmas, domestic, Thanksgiving on 11/19/2008 12:42 am

Sunday, October 26, 2008


I never write, I never call. Soon, though. Almost finished being busy here. Literally, I don’t know how I get everything done.


Last night I dreamed Matt Damon and I ran into each other and got to talking …

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Posted in Christmas, domestic, dreams, Halloween, Thanksgiving, wedding stuff, writing on 10/26/2008 10:36 pm

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

My work is under stress.

My company is going to be sold, no one knows to whom or when, and we already know what our severence packages will be, if applicable, but I have no idea whether it’ll be applicable …

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Posted in cats, domestic, Halloween, venting, work, writing on 10/15/2008 02:06 am

Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Life in the Stranger Danger Lane

Someone finally let me in on the secret — you can put your life in the hands of strangers, in the mornings as well as the afternoons, by getting picked up at your local …

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Posted in domestic, Houston, parenting on 10/07/2008 01:58 am

Tuesday, September 2, 2008


This weekend we made (I made) picadillo, rosemary chicken, and a loaf of white bread. And sloppy joes, which I’m not counting because the recipe wasn’t good and they came out too sweet. This weekend we also made …

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Posted in cats, domestic, obessions on 09/02/2008 02:41 am

Monday, August 11, 2008

le sigh

It’s Sunday night and I have to go to work tomorrow, just like most of everybody else.

And I like my new job, but I always feel now like I get home so late that weekend evenings don’t …

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Posted in chinch bugs, domestic, neighbors, obessions, parenting on 08/11/2008 02:54 am

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Don’t be mad.

Sorry I’ve been the worst blog updater in the world lately. But you know how it goes. Blah blah excuses go here.

Important Stuff

I got some awesome sandals on sale at TJ Maxx today. I ate …

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Posted in books, domestic, Houston, pop culture on 07/23/2008 01:06 am

Wednesday, July 9, 2008

recent dream themes, for Ashley’s eyes only

(And for whoever else can stand to read them or who likes to interpret dreams.)

1. Again and always with the dreams that I’m tricked into living with and/or marrying my ex-husband. KHAN! …

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Posted in cats, domestic, dreams, vanity on 07/09/2008 02:59 am

Sunday, July 6, 2008

shifted over to photo-blogging for a sec

Sometimes I’m in the mood to show y’all stuff instead of telling y’all stuff, and sometimes pictures are worth at least a paragraph or two.

See the empanadas I just destroyed, the fetish-y

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Posted in domestic, lookism, photos, work on 07/06/2008 11:41 pm

Sunday, June 8, 2008

stress mismanagement

Right now I’m stressed out for a variety of reasons. On the DefCon scale of Gwen Stress, I’m about a 3 out of 5 possible stress settings. So, nothing horrible. Just standard stuff — work, other work, and …

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Posted in domestic, venting on 06/08/2008 09:02 pm