October 2006

Happy Hallowe’en, suckahs! xxx c

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Despite my busy-ness, despite my picayune woes, and mainly because I am both stubborn and perverse, I am going ahead with my monster plan for the next three weeks. Yes, from the obsessive neurons that brought you Cheering the Hell Upâ„¢ and Cleaning My Damned Apartmentâ„¢ comes the next 21-Day Saluteâ„¢, Scanning My #$@! Photosâ„¢. […]

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My Macs continue to conspire against me, one getting hinky as soon as I get the other one fixed. For months I’ve been hobbling along on my 12″ PowerBook, watching my useful time working in Photoshop slowly shrink as the program decides to lock up more and more, in much the same way that it […]

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1. Mark. 2. All. 3. Read. xxx c Bigger size at Flickr.

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You start with the easy stuff: cleaning. Sorting. Trips to Goodwill. More trips to Goodwill. Then maybe you drop a pursuit or two, say, your previous livelihood, for example. And then maybe you add another, one that you know will prove useful to your down-the-road self, but that you’re not too facile with now so […]

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Oct 24, 2006 2

Shedding excess baggage

I’ve gotten a little better with the clothes packing; I generally come home from a trip with everything worn, plus or minus that extra pair of underpants I threw in just in case. But I still take along too much stuff-stuff: books, magazines, and a to-do list sixteen days long called All the Crap on […]

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I’m here but I’m not: Bloomington, Indiana Or that sidebar, there? xxx c Photo by roger taylor 85 via Flickr, used under a Creative Commons license

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1. Start a new project. 2. Start another new project. 3. What the hell, start a third, while you’re at it. (IMPORTANT: Do not drop any previous projects.) 4. Ignore obligations and accompany friend to see great new show. 5. Become obsessed with getting known universe to see #4. 6. Spend hours on phone attempting […]

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I had my gals over last night. They are an extraordinary bunch and deserve only the finest: delicious food, wine that costs more than $5/bottle and a clean, clutter-free environment in which to enjoy both. Since we’ve finally been gifted with The End of the Horriblest Summer on Record, I thought I’d bust out the […]

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When normal people have to do something, they do it. When type-A people have to do something, they do it…and blog about it. Introducing My TV-Free Year, a long, long, long overdue effort. Officially launching on October 23. Countdown already in progress… xxx c “Gaping Maw of Farrah” mashup = farrah_logan (by ambientfusion) + Gaping […]

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