Monthly Archives: July 2010

Shut up

Okay, so after a rip roaring first week of Couch to 5K, I may have skipped a week. Well, I didn’t technically skip it, because I did meet with a trainer. Named Melvin. And then afterward I was so a) sore … Continue reading

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July 2010 – New Header

I wasn’t sure whether or not I was going to like the new header, but I’ve decided that I do, so it’ll stay for a month or so.  I took this photo when I saw the Cowboy Junkies last month … Continue reading

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Pickleback Crush (following up)

After I published last week’s Restorative Cocktail post, a Complete Doll sent me this link to a Washington Post column about what is apparently the grapefruit cocktail, the Grapefruit Crush. WAPO evidently employs “Going Out Gurus” (mild gagging sounds) as … Continue reading

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Goblet o-Wine-o

It’s going around, so you have likely seen this elsewhere, but … As our friends over at Dlisted put it, “It’s the perfect glass for when you need to tell those judgmental bitches around you that you just had one … Continue reading

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The Restorative Cocktail

I am no mixologist, but I do like to stir up a nice cocktail from time to time. Cocktails are especially necessary during times of bereavement, as I was reminded last month when I went to Memphis to be with … Continue reading

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Stop exercising if …

Let me tell you about this little warning sticker that I found affixed to the handlebar of my exercycle at the gym. Here’s the scene: I am slumped over on a stationary bike, riding along through the Slough of Despond, … Continue reading

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A *high* compliment

I received one of the most flattering emails yesterday; it made me laugh and laugh, and I just have to share parts of it. First of all, this is heartwarming: “Every time I see something gross on the ground I … Continue reading

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Why joining a gym makes me think the Crucifixion was a hoax

Here’s why: Jesus H. Flippin’ Christ died when he was thirty-three, which I just turned a few weeks ago. That’s pretty much where the similarities stop, but he’s been on my mind the last couple of days because I joined … Continue reading

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Memories of the 4th

I hope y’all had a good 4th.  We did.  We spent it with wonderful friends who invited us to go with them to the Palisades Parade.  You can see more photos here.  It was a festive neighborhood event; I had … Continue reading

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Gettysburg PA

One great thing about living in Washington, DC is getting out of it.  This is not to say that I don’t love living here; I do.  But there are so many fascinating things to do and places to see within … Continue reading

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