"I always want to know the things one shouldn't do."
"So as to do them?"
"So as to choose."
In the last three hours I have…almost made it to the airport to realize I didn’t have my phone to turn around to find the door to the house wide open to find that I had my phone in my pocket the whole time to take the train back to the airport to get picked for random extra screening and almost lose my driver’s license in the body scanner machine to misplace my boarding passes to...
MN Gov Pawlenty on MTP this morning. Asked about Don’t Ask Dont Tell, said he supports it because “if it’s not broke, don’t fix it.”. What…?
So glad to know...
…that the top ten Netflix movies for my hometown are: 1. Larry the Cable Guy: Tailgate Party 2.Family Guy: Vol. 7 3.Road Trip: Beer Pong 4.Bait Shop 5.Titan A.E. 6.Water Lilies 7.American Virgin 8.Star Wars: Episode I: The Phantom Menace 9.Jesse Stone: Sea Change 10.Nancy Drew Yup. I don’t really know what to say.
No one can be a great thinker who does not recognize that as a thinker, it is...– J. S. Mill, On Liberty
In four hours, I’m probably going to regret having three cups of coffee and not having time to go to the bathroom before getting on the plane.
Life, change, movement, and insecurity are so many names for the same thing.– Alan Watts, The Wisdom of Insecurity
Parroting tired yet potentially untrue opinions has nothing to do with acquiring...– Marietta McCarty, How Philosophy Can Save Your Life
At work. Trying to download HandBrake to rip a DVD to an mp4 and then edit it in iMovie. I don’t really know what I’m doing persay but it was going alright until my Internet DIED. Rawr. I need water.
I’M CRAVING TRULY’S.
Lucille Ball Monday.
*Hand-stamped 416 letters with a stamp that said “Current Resident Or:” above where I had hand-written the addresses last week. *Went to mail them at the bulk mail post office and was informed that they couldn’t be mailed because they didn’t have any kind of postage on them whatsoever. *Took them back to the office. Dropped two of the three boxes on the ground and...
There is no end to the number of books in world literature in which the...– Pierre Bayard, How to Talk About Books You Haven’t Read
Criticism’s a scrubbing-brush which you mustn’t use on flimsy...– Lousteau, in Balzac’s “Lost Illusions”
Please hold, one of our representatives will be with you shortly.– 30 minutes of being on hold with AirTran. In the rewards member queue. I’d hate to know what the regular queue is like. US Airways customer service > AirTran customer service. Cheryl is still my new favorite person.
If anyone has suggestions on how to please the...
I should’ve landed at Baltimore about 30 minutes ago. That flight was canceled. So I should be landing at Reagan in 3 hours. But nope. Not only are the Wisconsin gods determined to keep me in Wisconsin but the weather gods never want me to see my boyfriend and the sunglasses gods never want me to get my raybans back. I spent my Saturday night driving almost the entire width of the state just...
What we take to be the books we have read is in fact an anomalous accumulation...– Pierre Bayard, “How to Talk About Books You Haven’t Read”
Listening to the birds. And the traffic. Missing Boston, should be in Baltimore. Frustrated in general. Still at odds with mother nature.
Mother Nature and I are currently at odds with one...
My sleep was cut in half last night to wake up at 3:30am in order to take a 6:45am flight to Baltimore to try and miss all this blizzard nonesense. But now everything is packed and I’m in town for two more days, maybe more if this storm is going to max out at the 2-feet of snow level. I’m pissed enough as it is. If I can’t leave on Sunday I am going to be absolutely intolerable to be around.