Monthly Archives: April 2006

I am blonde and I am catty

I will post photos as soon as I have some good ones, but so far the only ones I’ve taken have been self-portraits in my car at stoplights. Because I am blonde now. Well, blonde-ish. More frosted, I guess. I … Continue reading

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watching Angel with my homies

Rebecca and I rented 3 Angel DVDs recently, which amounts to about ten episodes. Which is a lot of Angel. I’d never seen the show before, but I love Sci Fi, and I love watching TV on DVD, and I … Continue reading

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worn down

Hours logged on EdZapp Sunday: 4 Hours logged on EdZapp Monday: 3 Anticipated number of hours to be logged today, Tuesday: 5 I am worn down. This whole process is so draining, and I’m just starting it! Mike asked me … Continue reading

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overheard at Beaterville

Two white-haired gentlemen, sitting at an outdoor table, eating eggs. One man jovially declares, “She came into our lives and everything turned upside-down! Nothing has been the same! She asked me, ‘Aren’t you worried that we’re putting all of our … Continue reading

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some new age bullshit

The sun is out, the flowers are blooming, the people are riding their bicycles. Spring cleaning is such a ritual because whenever the season rolls around again it Feels Like The Time. TIme to look under your bed at the … Continue reading

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teaching is a cut-throat field

I’m tempted to write fiction right now, as things in my life are pretty topsy-tervy and blogging about them seems inappropriate/overwhelming. The job hunt is in full swing. Or rather it would be if I was not paralyzed by anxiety … Continue reading

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some things I love

* pioneer stories * wild horses * movies based on comic books * friends who know my ins and outs * women who wear brooches * people in uniforms * art deco architecture * kissing * all allusions to Wes … Continue reading

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some things I hate

* getting bumped * being cold * being cold and wet at the same time * all inconsiderate acts * mosquitos * the appropriated use of the word “Freak;” as in “freak folk,” or “god bless the freaks,” or “you’re … Continue reading

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dying frog

There is a frog caught in the wall of my classroom. He ribbetts really loud. So loud that you think he’s in the room, but he’s not. He’s in the wall. Slowly dying. His ribbetts become more plaintive as the … Continue reading

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full recovery and full competition

Well, I am finally feeling better. No more sore throat, no more fever, no more fatalism. It’s weird when you’ve been sick for a while and then you realize that you are better. “Wait a second! There is no pain … Continue reading

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