Sometimes I drop the ball at the grocery store. I reach for the bbq chips and come home with the no salt chips. I suffer through the accidental package of gel toothpaste when I wanted normal paste. Also...Flavored coffee when I wanted regular. Whole bean when I wanted ground. Strawberry yogurt when I wanted cherry.… Continue reading Peanuts
Sunday, June 10 - Saturday, June 17 This Week in Hangovers: The week started with a freakin' hangover. The thing is, while I enjoy adult beverages on a regular basis, I am, by and large, past my over-indulging days. I know better than, for example, to end the evening by drinking a shot.… Continue reading What I Learned This Week #5
#4 Sunday June, 4 - Saturday, June 10 This Week in Where Did the Time Go?: A couple of my friends have kids graduating high school this month and that means graduation parties. There are two fascinating parts about graduation parties for kids I've known their whole lives. 1) I can't help but think… Continue reading What I Learned This Week
Here's a book lover emotion: I feel bad for books on the bottom shelf at the library. Some book lovers wax poetic over the smell of old books. I wring my hands over the lack of consideration for books on the bottom shelf. So sad. The bottom shelf of books are just out of comfortable eye range… Continue reading Bottom Shelf Blues
#3 Sunday, May 28 - Saturday, June 3 The Week in Doing Things: I went to the Art Museum and Bunbury Music Festival. The Week in Good Frites: I also it to one of OTR's more forward thinking restaurants Pleasantry for Steak and Frites night. Below, though, is a picture of Frites and Steak. Sure, the… Continue reading What I Learned This Week
#2 Sunday, May 21 - Saturday, May 27 The week in movies: Sunday was the monthly Black Folks Make Movies event at the Micromini Cinema. This month four of us watched Sweet Sweetback's Badass Song, a 1971 Black Cinema cult classic featuring a mostly indecipherable plot, terrible acting, an awful script, and some pretty… Continue reading What Did I Learn This Week?
NOTE: The first part of this post is a generic story about jury duty. At the very end, I’m specifically and briefly going to address the case. Just a warning for those sick of reading about race, and politics. As soon as I was old enough to vote, I’d been hoping to be called… Continue reading Jury Duty