Archive for June, 2012

Snobbing on…

I missed my post two weeks ago. I apologize. It’s been hard for me to keep track of what’s going on. I’m ending a single year in a new place I’ve never been before, and heading off to another single year in another place I’ve never been before. My friends here have almost exclusively been […]

Monday photo: vegas street scene

My taste in music, circa 1980

This was basically my favorite for a little while: [Looks like I can’t embed it, so you’ll have to click through.] I got a cassette recorder for Christmas and tried taping the theme song by holding the microphone up to the TV. (Now that I think about it, there’s a tiny chance I have that […]

Solarama

Stardate: December 5, 2117 I’ve been stuck on this god-forsaken planet for 3 earth-years now. My safety suit was supposed to be state-of-the-art, but the seams leak and my skin itches from the sulfuric-acid dust particles that filter through. All my friends back on earth are watching the black dot move across the face of […]

Call your girlfriend

Apologies to those who have seen this (it’s all over the Interwebs this week), but if you haven’t… enjoy! These are two sisters, 12 and 8 years old, making magic with their voices and empty butter tubs. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7_aJHJdCHAo&[/youtube]  

Student of the year

It was absolutely exhilarating to have a Vietnam vet who served 3 years in the Alabama state pen before being released in light of new evidence in my American legal system class. Every semester should be such a hoot!  

I just sew

Every quilt I complete and give away annoys her. “When do I get mine?” she asks in that tone that already knows the answer. “I just haven’t found the right pattern.” I just haven’t found the right colors.” I just haven’t found the right inspiration.” I can’t use time as an excuse because I figure […]