Archive for January, 2001

Seeing Stars

You see this watch? You see that? That watch is worth more than your car. Alec Baldwin, Glengarry Glen Ross January 29. Monday. I got an email, one of these unsolicited things, and was intrigued when offered a free Natal Chart and personality assessment type thingy. Now I have always been somewhat intrigued with Astrology, […]

Be As

You can’t just let nature run wild. Wally Hickel, former governor of Alaska January 23. Tuesday. Be as careful as you want to Be as shy as you want to Be as nice as you want to But don’t forget to keep your eyes on the prize. Be yourself… Yeah, I robbed it from Prozzäk […]

Sharp Edges

Let’s talk about sex, baby let’s talk about you and me… Salt N Pepa, Talk about sex January 18. Thursday. Apparently I am not as much of an angel as I had imagined (!). Check this out: No beef? Try upgrading your browser. The results are in, Big Shooter, you are 27% Pure! There have […]

Someone Else

Do not all charms fly at the mere touch of cold philosophy? John Keats, Lamia II January 16. Tuesday. Hunted, some might call it. Tracked or discovered maybe. To me it was the ultimate act of flattery. I was discovered on ICQ by someone from work, someone new, interesting and someone who has held my […]

Little Plastic Castle

..and that little plastic castle is a surprise every time. Ani DiFranco, Little Plastic Castle January 15. Monday. There is a certain benefit to having a bad memory. Of course, there is such a thing also as emotional emulation in an attempt to create a reality with which we feel comfortable but either way I […]

Sparks Make Fire

You can call me Susan if it makes you feel better. Snatch January 12. Friday. I am exhausted, really, really exhausted, and it doesn’t help that in order to provide myself with adequate distraction from the farce of the recent days I have organized a weekend full of social engagements. Two breakfasts, a movie, a […]

Say it like this

Hey, it’s mouse on a stick, I love mouse on a stick… Stuart Little January 10. Wednesday. The talking mouse, a talking cat and the idea of Billy Crystal as a household pet is just too much fun to resist.. I can’t believe I’m arguing with lunch. It couldn’t have been anyone but Michael J. […]

Clarity

And who am I that I should be vying for your touch? And who am I I bet you can’t even tell me that much Untouchable Face, Ani DiFranco January 8. Monday. This may not appear fair, but here goes. I read this today, and I have to say it cleared up a lot of […]

Fluidity of Being

Ah, but a man’s reach should exceed his grasp, Or what’s a heaven for? Robert Browning Andrea Del Sarto January 7. Sunday. Yesterday there were revelations falling from the sky in this life of mine. Some far less significant than others, but mostly they were familiar, the kind of things to which I had grown […]

The Weight I Have Lost

“I could have been someone” “Well so could anyone” Pogues, Fairytale of New York January 4. Thursday For once I am not rambling about my physical state, although my back did go out again as I reached for my bag leaving my family’s place on Boxing Day. No, this time I refer to the weight […]