Monthly Archives: February 2010

Go, Johnny, go

I know I’m coming late to this and it’s probably old news for everyone else. But in case anyone did miss Johnny Weir’s eloquent statement to the press, here it is. Fabulous.

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a little bit of Olympics

Taiwan Olympic coverage sucks (in general and even worse for the Winter Olympics. I finally just went ahead and bought the skating on iTunes, so at least I can see one sport, even if the competition is actually over. Two … Continue reading

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hello? hello?

I just got a call from my husband’s butt – at least, judging from the ambient noise and the lack of his voice on the other end, I presume his cellphone got stuck funny in his pocket and decided to … Continue reading

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some annoyances and one Good Thing

So I went to the doctor today. They began by taking a urine sample of course; I had some forebodings when I saw it (crystal clear; I’ve been drinking a *lot* of water) and they proved out. The doctor said … Continue reading

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the continuing Kindle saga

Tuesday evening it was still showing as delayed, so I emailed Amazon – at that point I had no reason to think there were problems, but I did suggest that they might want to list more accurate dates for delivery. … Continue reading

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still delayed

The Kindle is still showing as “possibly delayed”; I have written Amazon to suggest that they put more reasonable shipping estimates on their international courier shipping. (They said it would be two days; I knew it was unlikely to be … Continue reading

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delayed

The tracking message for the package with my Kindle currently says “Possible delay in delivery due to extra carrier processing” as of 2:55AM February 23 – customs, I presume. This is especially odd since it arrived in the country at … Continue reading

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OJ and organization (also, tenterhooks)

I’m not quite running on all cylinders today; partly this is because I’m warding off an encroaching UTI with copious amounts of fluids, some of which are orange juice. (I don’t think cranberry juice would be easy to find here.) … Continue reading

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damson

When we got back to Taiwan it was cold: apparently it rained through Chinese New Year, and the temperature in our bedroom was only about 60F (15C). Definitely weather for snuggling – and knitting! And I’m pleased that I get … Continue reading

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more photos

The rest of the photos are up – these are from Madikwe Game Reserve, near the Botswana border. (I finally got around to reading The Number 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency, bought in the Jo’berg airport – we were just about … Continue reading

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