Monthly Archives: December 2006

wishes

The year in review, short version: We moved. We traveled. We expect to keep doing so for the foreseable future I think I’m just as glad to be staying home tonight: there are a *lot* of fireworks going off in … Continue reading

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back, with some small annoyances

In the Netherlands, today is Oudejaarsdag – Old Year’s Day, as opposed to Niewjaarsdag. I was really hoping to spend it doing something other than washing the sheets, the two waterbed liners and the comforter to get the cat piss … Continue reading

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still alive

We’re back from the cruise, though not back home yet. We’re in Milan for a couple extra days, because we keep forgetting that by this time in an exhausting vacation all we want is to go home. However, Milan should … Continue reading

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Pants

Huh. These pants are too long and not tight in the waist – and I’ve had them for years and that hasn’t been true for at least the last couple of years. I guess that’s good. Trousers are better monitors … Continue reading

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double bleah

Bleah. For some reason I’m feeling dizzy again, which is a bit worrying for someone who’s getting on a ship in four days. I tried a home-grown version of the Epley maneuver, and it seems to have helped a bit. … Continue reading

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the Forever Socks (well, two months – it just seemed like forever)

The Forever Socks are done! I started this pair somewhere in September or October, before I left Phoenix – I know I took them to a local Stitch’n’Bitch a time or two. What with travel on weekends and erging and … Continue reading

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sour gripes

I have Minor Annoyances going on. First, now that we’ve unpacked or at least stirred through most of our boxes, it appears that my formal velvet dress and three sweaters did not make it to Europe. I’d complain to the … Continue reading

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it depends…

The following is adapted and extended from something I just wrote to my mother,. She’s been going to her gym four times a week, and had mentioned that someone told her she was stressing about about her workouts. Below is … Continue reading

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on money

Yay! I got my first paycheck! I’ve transferred jobs enough to know that something usually goes wrong with the paperwork somewhere, and it’s usually resolved soonest if you track down the problem and bulldog the solution yourself, so this wasn’t … Continue reading

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