Archive for the ‘Houston’ Category

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

post hurricane

I only got Internet access back, full-fledged, last night. Hence, I haven’t updated. We were out of power for a few days, lost a couple of bits of the back yard fence… found a cracked window yesterday, but …

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Posted in Houston, work, writing on 09/23/2008 01:51 am

Friday, September 12, 2008

Hurricane Ahoy

Thanks to everyone who’s sending us good wishes to weather the storm. Yes, we’re staying home. I think it’ll be okay. Worst-case scenario, in my mind, is my neighbor’s palm tree falling onto the roof of my garage. …

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Posted in Houston, links on 09/12/2008 09:48 pm

Friday, August 29, 2008

And also, you kids get off my lawn.

Today I did one of those things that Houston park’n’ride bus riders sometimes do: I hitched a ride with a strangers so we could take the HOV lane. Hurray!

(Don’t worry. There’s …

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Posted in Houston, the bus, venting, work, writing on 08/29/2008 12:53 am

Thursday, August 14, 2008

An Open Letter [Feedback Form] to Whole Foods

Hi. I went to the Kirby location for lunch on Monday. While there, I asked [the hot deli] team when they’d have Moroccan Chicken again, because I really like it. They …

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Posted in chicken olives lemons, Houston, venting on 08/14/2008 12:34 am

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

bus story 1

It’s always cold on the bus. For that reason, I kind of hate riding it in the mornings, especially when I’m wearing a skirt without hose or tights or leg warmers, as is sometimes mandated by fashion …

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Posted in Catholicism, Houston, materialism, music, pop culture, stories, superstition, the bus on 07/30/2008 12:22 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

Monday, July 7, 2008

I love to spend money, because I am American.

Not even going to lie or feel ashamed: I am a straight-up consumerist. It makes me happy to spend money on random stuff that I probably don’t need. It makes me …

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Posted in Houston, materialism on 07/07/2008 12:35 am

Sunday, June 29, 2008

recent food obsessions


There’s this place in Rice Village, in Houston, called Istanbul. They make Turkish food, which I guess is kind of like Greek food but not exactly. Case in point: their dolmas taste like the ones I’ve …

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Posted in gluttony, Houston, materialism, obessions on 06/29/2008 12:44 am

Friday, May 30, 2008


Olivia: omg. XXXX and Johnny are myspace friends

me: who is Johnny
also, send me link to XXXXs facebook
earlier I was not really online, btw. just left gmail running.

Olivia: Johnny Guttierez hes a writer who was trying …

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Posted in hating, Houston, venting on 05/30/2008 02:43 am

Thursday, May 15, 2008

espresso nerves

If y’all knew how nervous and obsessive I can get over certain things, you’d probably get annoyed with me and stop reading this blog.

For instance, I live in the shadow of a fear of having my carry-on …

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Posted in Houston, trauma, writing on 05/15/2008 06:46 pm