Archive for the ‘vanity’ Category

Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Toby update

Toby spent the night in my oldest son’s room. Starbuck spent the night in the living room, instead of on my bed like she normally does. Was she guarding the whole house from Toby? I don’t know. After …

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Posted in cats, materialism, vanity, venting on 01/29/2008 11:30 am

Thursday, January 17, 2008

Oh, here’s a good cliched post topic — New Year’s resolutions!

1. Write a bunch of stuff.

I have so much stuff to write, I feel guilty sitting here writing this blog entry. I have so much stuff I’m contractually …

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Posted in materialism, vanity, writing on 01/17/2008 06:11 pm

Monday, December 3, 2007

A Plainclotheshorse

Sometimes I want to tell y’all what I find at the thrift stores, and maybe post pictures of my finds, but then I don’t, because I’ve realized that I like pretty boring clothes.

Today, for instance, I am …

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Posted in Christmas, domestic, insects, pop culture, psychobabble, thrifting, vanity on 12/03/2007 12:04 pm

Saturday, November 24, 2007

reminder of what I have

2007 has been a disappointing year for me, for various reasons beyond my control. A year of rejections, failures, unexpected expenses and medical dramas. I’m calling it, in my mind, a year of learning experiences …

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Posted in Christmas, domestic, fantasies, Houston, Letty, psychobabble, vanity, venting on 11/24/2007 09:35 pm

Monday, November 19, 2007


We went to an HEB in the middle of nowhere the other day. (HEB is a big ol’ grocery chain in Texas.) Out in front of the store, they had crates of bagged gourds and mini pumpkins for $1.50 …

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Posted in Christmas, domestic, parenting, Thanksgiving, vanity, WOW on 11/19/2007 12:37 pm

Friday, November 16, 2007

Days of Our NPR

I’m all wrapped up in the Pakistan drama as it’s revealed to me each morning by NPR. This morning I made my boyfriend listen to it, and then we found out details that compelled me to …

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Posted in fantasies, politics, vanity on 11/16/2007 05:55 pm

Thursday, November 15, 2007

Extreme Annoyance

You aren’t going to know what I mean if you don’t know Houston streets, but I’m going to say this, anyway. There sure are a lot of stupid, rude people driving down Allen Parkway in the mornings lately. …

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Posted in domestic, sexism, Thanksgiving, vanity, venting on 11/15/2007 12:08 pm

Friday, November 2, 2007

“You were destined for a pauper’s grave.”

You wouldn’t think listening to depressing songs would cheer a person up… or maybe you would. Maybe you know.

I am undergoing stress lately, so I listen to sad songs from the ’90s …

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Posted in domestic, parenting, vanity on 11/02/2007 05:35 pm

Thursday, October 25, 2007

Right Now

1. I am tired because tonight we did CathE’s workout instead of Gilad’s, and CathE is driven by demons. My triceps tremble and burn.

2. I am sad, tired, annoyed, resigned because my children’s dad is trying, aGAIN, …

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Posted in Halloween, parenting, vanity, venting on 10/25/2007 01:17 am

Tuesday, October 16, 2007

Possible Reasons to Get Into Shape
Not my reasons, necessarily. Just hypothetical ones.

1. To fit into better clothing.

2. To wear a certain Halloween costume that you didn’t feel comfortable wearing before.

3. To participate in activities you were …

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Posted in Halloween, materialism, parenting, vanity on 10/16/2007 11:25 am