- Oct 2017
- What It's Like
There are new allegations against Harvey Weinstein, and as I read, I sit here shaking. Mo ...
October 30, 2017
- Madness, 2017 Style
With recent events, I haven’t felt much like watching horror movies, much less posting abo ...
October 6, 2017
- Mar 2017
- Dear Dad
We recently lost a great, unsung talent. I'm taking a look back at the best performan ...
March 7, 2017
- Feb 2017
- Pictures of My Dog: Canyon Edition
I always promise pictures of my dog, so here's Travel Dog about to hit a canyon in San Die ...
February 22, 2017
- Jan 2017
- Requiem for a Lightweight
We recently lost a great, unsung talent. I'm taking a look back at the best performances ...
January 16, 2017
- Sep 2016
- Now It's Part of You
This popped up in my inbox the other day, and, oh Ticketmaster, you don't know what you're ...
September 20, 2016
- May 2016
- Month of Madness Montage
I'm already looking forward to Month of Madness 2016. I'm tentatively thinking about a the ...
May 31, 2016
- Going Steady
If you thought Nick had a dilemma in figuring out What To Do on a Date, wait until see ...
May 27, 2016
- Mar 2016
March 29, 2016
- Cake Believe
Spending a lot of time rediscovering early episodes #mrrogers #granpere #colette ...
March 18, 2016
- Sep 2015
- Megan's Picks: Iced Teas Ranked!
I am not super accepting of what's happening here, since it's 90 today and feels more summ ...
September 3, 2015
- Aug 2015
- Travel Dog's Travel Tips
I recently had a fabulous time flying with my dog, Buttercup. But in preparing for the tri ...
August 1, 2015
- Mar 2015
- Winter Moon
I think that would a good album title for vaguely holiday-ish but not overtly Christmas mu ...
March 9, 2015
- Jan 2015
- From Exuberance to Irony: “Walking on Sunshine” in Film
Written for grad school in 2009, this piece is a fun look at how one song has endured thro ...
January 29, 2015
- Isn't She Pretty in Pink?
A little while ago, I was listening to this podcast, on which the special guest was one of ...
January 27, 2015
- Jun 2014
- What To Do on a Date
Here's one of my favorites, first re-introduced by Mystery Science Theater 3000 in the ...
June 26, 2014
- Apr 2014
- Habit Patterns
I dearly love watching and writing about classroom films of the 1950s and 1960s. I've writ ...
April 3, 2014
- Mar 2014
- Monkees Surprise
Over at tumblr, a video I made for my fall 2012 Fan Studies class made the rounds all the ...
March 25, 2014
- A Place Called Home
Today, I submitted my final project for graduate school. With this, I've finished my last ...
March 20, 2014
- Oct 2013
- On My Own
People are further from each other than they appear. So I'm hanging out by myself ...
October 21, 2013
- Revisiting a Monster
And here I am, falling behind already. To my credit, it has been a roller coaster lately. ...
October 20, 2013
- Cupcake Break
Some of my creations. ...
October 16, 2013
- Back to Madness
It's been three long years since I've been able to indulge in one of my most singular ...
October 13, 2013
- Get Ready.
October 3, 2013
- Aug 2010
- The Happier We'll Be
I feel just about this enthused today. Mondays are a challenge under the best of circumsta ...
August 16, 2010
- Jun 2010
- It's Amore
I get to study film, kids! Oh my gosh oh my gosh. Since finally kick-assing my way to ...
June 14, 2010
- Apr 2010
- More Adventurous
With every broken heart, we should become more adventurous. When Lanty was diagnosed wi ...
April 13, 2010
- Jan 2010
- Have a Cold?
I kind of want one if it would take me back to the time when these fabulous commercials wo ...
January 19, 2010
- Nov 2009
- I, Pie.
What are you doing for Thanksgiving?Me? I am so ready for a pie that's bigger t ...
November 25, 2009
- Uncomfortable Rapping
There was a time in American history, a dark and unsettling time, when varied and inapprop ...
November 18, 2009
- What Ever Happened to My Transylvania Twist?
I hate to see this Month of Madness go, I really do. It's been hard at time, to sit down ...
November 12, 2009
- Madness Marches On
And so, we made it to the last week. The last week of D asking me "did you watch your movi ...
November 1, 2009
- Oct 2009
- I'm Listing
Really, I feel like the boat is about to tip over. It's October 30? 30? Here I am in the ...
October 30, 2009
- Night of the Living Dread
October, please don't go. I mean, I know we need November (D's birthday, and all that b ...
October 30, 2009
- Side Tracks
I'm a bit sidetracked. Don't worry - I haven't missed a movie. But there are so many oth ...
October 26, 2009
- One Weak Week
In trying to write about the movies I viewed this past week, I've run into a rather sticky ...
October 17, 2009
- Weekend Frights
So much coffee today! Coffeeeeeee. I don't drink coffee very often, especially not fully ...
October 16, 2009
- Some Magical Day
Tuesday, October 6 The Body Snatcher (1945) This is one of those horror films ...
October 12, 2009
- Round Up & a Close Call
So many movies to catch up on. On Monday, October 5 I watched Brainiac (1960) a crazy Mexi ...
October 10, 2009
- Fangs a Lot
I'm so behind. Behind! Not in movie viewing. Viewing I've managed. But the writing.. ...
October 8, 2009
- The Devil May Care
Oh dear. I seem to have started on entirely the wrong foot. My first three movies have b ...
October 3, 2009
- Getting Scared
Oh yes, it's happening. This is how it worked in previous years: I must watc ...
October 1, 2009
- Aug 2009
- In Which I Bitch
...(and then attempt to repent) ironic image courtesy of PostSecret I was brushing ...
August 19, 2009
- Jun 2009
- The King
You know that love survives, so we can rock forever on. There will never be another Micha ...
June 25, 2009
- Seen and Heard
I love Chicago. I love it like that uncle you skirt around at family reunions; the one who ...
June 18, 2009
- May 2009
- Single Ladies
I cannot account for my latest obsession: Beyonce's "Single Ladies." It must be grief. T ...
May 5, 2009
- Apr 2009
- What'll I Do?
I can't let another day go by without paying tribute to the Matron Saint of The House of ...
April 28, 2009
- Mar 2009
- Shop for Jonah
My friend Angie is the mother is a beautiful little boy with a hereditary disease called ...
March 30, 2009
- A Lion in Winter
Even though it's almost April, the snow is back and so am I. Please to enjoy the new si ...
March 29, 2009
- Death & Taxes
Ben F. once said something about a couple of things that are certain in this life. Of c ...
March 15, 2009
- Where We Take It
This has been a most difficult week. I'm sitting here in our home office, shivering becau ...
March 1, 2009
- Feb 2009
Working from home can make you a little buggy. So, I went to the library this (and every ...
February 5, 2009
- It's Not You
For those of you looking for refuge from the football madness that dominates this frosty S ...
February 1, 2009
- Jan 2009
- 25...is a lot.
Everyone is doing this old-school, online journal (remember when they were called that?) ...
January 30, 2009
January 2, 2009
- Dec 2008
- Ring Christmas Bells
One of these years I will write consistent and faithful little entries that illustrate my ...
December 13, 2008
- Nov 2008
You're just my favorite one. ...
November 26, 2008
- Creaky Brain
I should post something. Something deep and witty and germane to the shifting American la ...
November 22, 2008
- Just Joy
Welcome to a brave new world. ...
November 5, 2008
- Oct 2008
Lanterns at the Yosakoi Festival in Ikebukuro D & Me in Nerima, home of Ranma ½ ...
October 12, 2008
- Big in Japan, Again
Here I am. I finally have unlimited internet time (which is good, because I'm out of 100¥ ...
October 7, 2008
- On With The Scary
I'm so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers. It would be terrible if we just sk ...
October 2, 2008
- Ikinari Craziness
Aie! We leave in two days. Preparations have been along the lines of insane, tempered with ...
October 2, 2008
- Sep 2008
- Bikes and Tibia-lations
Couple of weeks ago, I had a lovely birthday. Got a new bike and I really, really love it. ...
September 28, 2008
- A Brief Comment
I want to marry Jon Stewart. If I weren't married. And he wasn't married. And we knew ea ...
September 6, 2008
- Aug 2008
- Bad Case of Satan Face
I just want to say: ...scariest album cover ever. ...
August 24, 2008
- What It Is, Yo.
I gave away all of my skinny clothes the other day. Ok. I kept one skirt, a thick polyest ...
August 15, 2008
- Happy Birthday
...to my dear friend in Norway. The world is better because you're in it. ...
August 7, 2008
- Jul 2008
- Meg & The City: Preview
Nighttime view of a lovely Lady. ...
July 16, 2008
- Today's Me
I wore heels to the library today. In fact, I've had a most fabulously female-centric ...
July 11, 2008
- Up & Atom
Happy 4th of July! It's good to be back. I've updated the software running this place, ...
July 4, 2008
- Two Point Oh
The site will be going down shortly for some much needed upgrades and maintenance. It sho ...
July 1, 2008
- A Little Grad
Here's the graduation story in a few pictures. The family & nervous grad about two ...
July 1, 2008
- Jun 2008
- The Good, The Bad, and The Waxy
Farewell bland Texas town, I'm going home. Thank god. I'm ready. I've been here to keep ...
June 20, 2008
- I Found It
June 18, 2008
- Alamosey Along
Greetings from The Alamo. Or, about a half mile southeast of it, anyway. I'm in a cozy ...
June 16, 2008
I did it. Did it. Across a stage and into tomorrow. I did it. ...
June 15, 2008
Vacation was very, very nice. It almost seems like a dream now. We've been back for nearl ...
June 9, 2008
- May 2008
- Eve of The New
Tomorrow is my last day as a dog walker. I know. I'm surprised too, and I've known for ...
May 22, 2008
- Yes, I am.
Though wearing considerably less pastels than these gals. If you don't have the time ...
May 20, 2008
- Apr 2008
I just finished my degree.* *barring any requests for revision. please let there be no req ...
April 25, 2008
- i love science
April 14, 2008
- Two Down
Can you stand another entry about school? 'Cause that's all I can think about right now. ...
April 10, 2008
- April Is The Cruelest Month
But it's starting out pretty well. First, Happy Birthday to my nephew, B. You cannot be s ...
April 1, 2008
- Mar 2008
I've submitted my Advanced Project.* I ordered my cap and gown. I don't have a dog at 6: ...
March 29, 2008
- There's a Light
I finished the bulk of the writing tonight. I broke its back. I'm going to make it. I ...
March 24, 2008
- Don't Answer Me
Dogs. Paper. Driving. Poop bags. Typing. Notes. Leashes. beaglesbeaglesbeaglesBEAGLES. Th ...
March 20, 2008
So I've started writing my mammoth, colossal paper. It is totally intimidating, but compl ...
March 6, 2008
- Leapers Leaping
So, we had Leap Day this year. How enjoyable. It's like the day that isn't; a day that ...
March 2, 2008
- Feb 2008
- Dog Day Afternoon
Job Hazard #1: Falling in Love. I've been walking dogs for almost three years now, and I' ...
February 19, 2008
- iHeart You
Here's my valentine to some things (and people) that I adore. Heart-shaped baked goods. ...
February 14, 2008
- Cold Makes Things Go Wrong*
It's been cold here. Snowed a lot. You know, the usual for the Midwest in February. But ...
February 12, 2008
- Yes We Can
I don't what will happen in the fall, but I found this video truly inspiring. ...
February 12, 2008
- Jan 2008
Read this! Quick! Feeling Fat May Be Worse For You Than Being Fat excerpt (and edit) ...
January 31, 2008
- Better Living Through Humiliation
So, this is what I'm doing for the next two months: studying films like this for cultural ...
January 13, 2008
- Dec 2007
- Christmastime Illustrated
I know I said I'd be back before Christmas, but, well, I didn't make it. It's as much my ...
December 31, 2007
- Winter Wonderland
Lanty has on his festive red and green collar. Scrooge is rewound and ready to go. My sto ...
December 21, 2007
- Christmas Goodness
I couldn't love The Monkees more than I do. Impossible. ...
December 16, 2007
- In Which I Talk About School
I'm not sure why, but Lanty and I have been in a stare-down for a while. It might be re ...
December 5, 2007
- Nov 2007
- november the 26th
Today is a special day for it is the birthday of the best guy around. kisses to you, my ...
November 26, 2007
I'm thankful for: hot chocolate greyhounds rain health iTunes love Have wonderful holi ...
November 21, 2007
What did I do today? I finished two of my four classes for the fall. I wrapped a third u ...
November 17, 2007
- Papa, Can You Hear Me?
We bought some ear drops recently, and the illustration on the box showing how to use them ...
November 12, 2007
- It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Wrap-Up
Oh my lord, what happened to October? One day I was settling in to watch my first Hammer f ...
November 10, 2007
- Oct 2007
- Halloween Voodoo
My Halloween greeting to those near and far. ...
October 31, 2007
- Intermission: I hurt!
Ugggggg. My throat has been so sore for the past five (!) days. I am a miserable horror c ...
October 23, 2007
- Days 8-14: The Scary Week
In the interest of getting caught up with my woefully tardy reviews, I've decided to recap ...
October 16, 2007
- Days Six & Seven: Vampires, Vampires, Vampires!
Saturday October 7 Vampire Circus (1975): - Hello! Best. Vampire. Movie. Ever. It t ...
October 16, 2007
- Intermission: I rock!
Don't worry! The experiment is still going strong (although it came close to ending last n ...
October 11, 2007
- Day Five: The Mummy (1958)
Who knew that Hammer even made a version of The Mummy? I don't think I did u ...
October 6, 2007
- Day Four: The Devil Rides Out (1968)
Thursday, October 4 Oh my gosh, what a good movie. I hope I haven't peake ...
October 6, 2007
- Day Three: The Curse of Frankenstein (1957)
Wednesday October 3 Tonight's movie was the first horror film to come out of Hamme ...
October 6, 2007
- Day Two: Taste The Blood of Dracula (1970)
Tuesday, October 2 What a poster! Now there's an appetizing title. A Hammer produ ...
October 4, 2007
- Day One: House of Whipcord (1974)
First off, I have to say that Monday's film, House of Whipcord (1974), is not a Hammer Stu ...
October 4, 2007
- It Begins
Meg's Month of Madness is underway! I've already watch three movies, and am about to s ...
October 4, 2007
- Sep 2007
- All Hallows Help
September is fast waning, despite the summery weather, and October looms. And that means ...
September 25, 2007
- Double Three, Baybee.
I have always loved being whatever age I am at the moment (nine! I'm nine! wee! Fourteen ...
September 13, 2007
- musical tribute
for absent friends ...
September 11, 2007
- Aug 2007
- McLovin is the shit!
Have you seen Superbad yet? Go see it. Right now.
August 20, 2007
- I love you, my descomisados
I'm not really certain how it happened, but I sort of accidentally heard a song from Wicke ...
August 11, 2007
- Home again
Seattle was so nice. See how relaxed I look? that's not going to last. ...
August 8, 2007
- Jul 2007
- Back in Business
conversation on the couch, last night. Me: Hey, do you remember The X Files? D: Yeah, wh ...
July 28, 2007
- School's Out
...well, it's not actually. But heck, it sort of feels like it. I'm taking just two cour ...
July 11, 2007
- The new.
So yeah, new digs. Finding time to work on this in between ever-increasing piles of schoo ...
July 7, 2007
- Can't Stand The Heat
hot and cranky. Bad cramps. Library. honk. lady yells at me. children.
July 7, 2007
- Apr 2007
Teenage Jesus looks unnervingly like my nephew. And he's apparently dating Boy George. ...
April 13, 2007
- Mar 2007
- Happy Birthday Mick
To my favorite of all Monkees, I wish a very happy day. You have one of the best voices, ...
March 8, 2007
- Feb 2007
- for the love of crap
Valentine's day was quiet. We went to iHan's, that new Apple-owned restaurant Oh, D tel ...
February 15, 2007
- So, We Say Goodbye
What a friggin year. Can I say friggin here? Because what I mean is motherfucking. A mothe ...
February 1, 2007
- Nov 2006
- Great Cakes
I found this entry today (1/22/07), and since it's sort of cute, here it is, posted with i ...
November 20, 2006
- Awful Grace
A lot has happened. Lots of changes. Loss. Grief. Snow. We lost Derek's father on October ...
November 12, 2006
- Sep 2006
- thirty years ago
thanks again, mom. ...
September 13, 2006
- Jun 2006
- kokoro ni aru
Our little Biscuit has gone on beyond the sea. At about 11 0'clock this morning, we hel ...
June 23, 2006
- The Cancer Cat Chronicles: Pawspice
I write this tonight from my blue couch, with a small beige kitty resting as comfortably a ...
June 19, 2006
- The Cancer Cat Chronicles: Critical Care
My little guy is in a very serious place right now. Since he started a new chemo called lo ...
June 3, 2006
- May 2006
- A Gracious Plenty
I was just thinking about the day D & I were married. It was very warm, and the sun was br ...
May 26, 2006
- The Cancer Cat Chronicles: Chemo Cat
Biscuit started chemo on April 27. The first week went very well; he had one bout of vomit ...
May 13, 2006
- Spanning the Sea
Actually, ocean. D left for Brussels last Sunday, after a whirlwind couple of days of cle ...
May 3, 2006
- The Cancer Cat Chronicles: Coping & The Call
During the past two weeks, the question I've heard most often (besides queries about Biscu ...
May 1, 2006
- Apr 2006
- Thought They Should Know
I really enjoy Lands' End, I do. We have an Inlet store just a stone's throw from the hous ...
April 29, 2006
- The Cancer Cat Chronicles: Madison
More of D's words. The trip was a bit of an ordeal. First we confused 94 with 90 and wen ...
April 25, 2006
- The Cancer Cat Chronicles
D started this as a simple email, but it grew into a journal of sorts. Though some of you ...
April 23, 2006
I find myself involved in several fleeting celebrity crushes lately, I think because I don ...
April 18, 2006
- And The News
Darling got the job, which is sort of unbelievable and entirely believable all at one. Of ...
April 15, 2006
- Prelude to a Dog
I don’t really remember Buffy. Just a fleeting glimpse, a snapshot of a large ginge ...
April 13, 2006
- Mar 2006
- That's Progress
I'm really amused that Word keeps urging me to correct my spelling of "Schoedsack" (look h ...
March 14, 2006
- Crushed by an Ape
This is the project the never ends Yes, it goes on and on my friends it seems I started wr ...
March 13, 2006
- And A Bag of Chips
Have you noticed that it's sort of March already? You'll get that. I guess. Free Bird ...
March 5, 2006
- Feb 2006
- Christmas II Beta
Christmas II was celebrated in the Hyphen Household this past Saturday - the last Saturda ...
February 28, 2006
- The Comeback
I baked a cake last night. I'm painting our living room ceiling. I'm making baby gifts for ...
February 18, 2006
- Dec 2005
- Oh Bother.
Only I could sprain my ankle twice - twice! - in a three week time span. I am housebound ...
December 6, 2005
- Nov 2005
- Meg's Month of Madness : Grand Finale
I left you hanging with only one day remaining in this grand, inconvenient, crazy little p ...
November 19, 2005
- Quality Control
Ok. So. It's November 16 and I haven't finished the Month of Madness saga. I know. Like ...
November 16, 2005
- Oct 2005
- Meg's Month of Madness : Days 21-30
Another ten days of craze. October 21 : The Hitcher (1986) This is a really scary film. S ...
October 30, 2005
- Meg's Month of Madness : Days 10-20
My, my, where have the days gone? October 10: Teenagers from Outer Space (1959) (Mystery ...
October 27, 2005
- Meg's Month of Madness : Days 4-9
I'm still catching up on the first few days of the month. So, here we go. October 4: Drac ...
October 10, 2005
- Meg's Month of Madness : Days 1-3
So begins my quest to watch a horror movie every day during the month of October. I am ...
October 9, 2005
- September Digest
The ninth month of the year has come and gone again, with lightning speed and cracking lea ...
October 2, 2005
- Sep 2005
- Thirty-One Flavors
My sixth birthday was awesome. I got Strawberry Shortcake, the Purple Pieman, Strawberry S ...
September 13, 2005
- Aug 2005
- Good Girl.
Lady Bug has been abused in the past and has some fear aggression problems, but she's very ...
August 11, 2005
- Poop Head
Writing is really hard for me right now. Which is bad. Bad for you because you don't get u ...
August 3, 2005
- Jul 2005
- Sun Burn
It's going really well. Tired though. To the bone. I got a new hat from a far off land ...
July 3, 2005
- Jun 2005
My job at the Agency is over. Over! My first quarter at DePaul is over. Over! I'm heading ...
June 13, 2005
- May 2005
- Hurra for Syttende Mai!
Drink a toast to the Norwegian Royal Family today, and to my dear Norge friend, J. ...
May 17, 2005
- On The Go: Literal Version
Here's what I programmed on my iPod's On The Go playlist the day I gave notice: Whi ...
May 11, 2005
- No One Gets Away Until They Whip It
So, I've been in a pretty blue funk. This is how I saw it: work keeps getting worse, day ...
May 10, 2005
- Apr 2005
- CD of The Week
Rilo Kiley - More Adventurous(Check out their site, and you'll be treated to a free listen ...
April 25, 2005
- Growing Pains
As I sit here, several things are making me crazy. The bubbling of the fountain on my desk ...
April 20, 2005
- Big In Japan
So. I was interviewed by a Japanese new agency last weekend. It went down like this: Th ...
April 6, 2005
- On The Go
Featured in my iPod's 'On The Go' playlist this week: Happy Phantom - Tori Amos Cr ...
April 5, 2005
- Universal Appeal
I could not stop staring at a woman on my train today. First, it was her spiky-short hairc ...
April 1, 2005
- Mar 2005
- The Return of Meg
Welcome to the new HoM. Poking around, you'll find new features mixed with familiar stuff, ...
March 29, 2005
- Dec 2004
- Merry Christmas, World
We're hitting the highway in the new Subaru tonight, heading for mom's and Christmas. A j ...
December 23, 2004
I dearly love Christmas, whether in December or February. Love it. but I'm also a twiste ...
December 16, 2004
A couple of mundane things to share: I have not had surgery to correct the tendon in my ...
December 8, 2004
Where to begin? Yesterday, I started to write an entry about the ups and downs of the pa ...
December 8, 2004
- Nov 2004
- Giving Thanks
My husband, my friend, my darling. There's no better. Happy Birthday to my favorite pe ...
November 26, 2004
- Battleground State of Mind
I have virtually nothing to say. The image on my front page says it for me. Here's the ...
November 5, 2004
- Oct 2004
- And Then, Stopping
I did not have the surgery today. I may have it in the future, but I need a new surgeon. ...
October 22, 2004
- Surging Forward
It all happened so fast. The pain came back. These days, it's like I never had the corti ...
October 16, 2004
- Deepest Well
It has taken me days to get back to this entry. I started something back on September 2 ...
October 8, 2004
- Debate Class
I watched it. For the first time in a little while, I feel a glimmer - just a glimmer - o ...
October 1, 2004
- Sep 2004
- In Which She Lacks Gratitude
Last night I had dreams about hospitals and surgery and automatic beds and drug-induced, c ...
September 23, 2004
- Brief Birthday Note
Thus far, I love being thirty. The only regret I have, if you can call it a regret since ...
September 21, 2004
- Playing the Ponies
Ready for more bullets? Currently wearing: cropped jeans, (again), black tee shirt, earri ...
September 8, 2004
- Aug 2004
- Radio Silence - Broken
As Alice Walker said, you can't keep a good woman down. And make no mistake, I am indeed ...
August 20, 2004
- Still Lost...Need Flashlight.
I'm dying here... I am typing, ever...so...slowly, with my left hand. And my left hand o ...
August 6, 2004
- Jul 2004
- Lost in The Carpal Tunnel*
Can't type 'cause it hurts. Fairly good drugs, though. I like sleeping on my desk. ** T ...
July 21, 2004
- Playing Catch Up
Oh my, how the time slips away. I've been on two vacations, witnessed one space flight, s ...
July 15, 2004
- Me & Ethel Rosenberg
What a film. It was moving and very painful, and I confronted things I knew, things I w ...
July 1, 2004
- Jun 2004
- Pearls for Swine
Some guy oinked at me yesterday. It's almost funny because I sort of fantasize about this ...
June 25, 2004
And so, we're back. Can you blame me for being sort of sad about it? view from the b ...
June 9, 2004
- May 2004
- Closing The Gap
Read this today- from The Associated Press: Updated: 12:41 p.m. ET May 21, 2004NEW YORK - ...
May 24, 2004
- The Other Washington
It's 4:45pm on Friday afternoon and my head is spinning. It's a combination of things: ha ...
May 21, 2004
- Golden Day
Happy Birthday to my matron saint, I love you, Ms. Bea! ...
May 13, 2004
- PoMo Potpourri
I've got a headache. No, this is not a novel occurrence. But, I thought I'd let you know ...
May 10, 2004
- Apr 2004
- Post Pox Update
It�s been a very different sort of week around here. Currently wearing: black tee shirt, ...
April 25, 2004
- Dough For Kerry
You like cookies, don't you? You like democracy as well, right? So, combine them both... ...
April 15, 2004
- You Ought to Read This
Sandy Szwarc is incredible. Read this amazing evisceration of the 400,000 obesity deaths ...
April 8, 2004
- Vacation: All I Ever Wanted
Oh, how I loved my four-day weekend. What a difference four days make...ninety-six little ...
April 5, 2004
- Mar 2004
- Out Like a Lamb
Where did March go? Holy crap, it's the 24th. Currently wearing: lame jeans, itchy blue w ...
March 24, 2004
Currently wearing: long-sleeved black v-neck tee, short green corduroy skirt, black hose, ...
March 23, 2004
- The Fat Lady Sings
all links will open in a new window Oh goody. The government is getting into the fat mo ...
March 10, 2004
- Feb 2004
- Lenten Special
Right from Christmas into Lent. Excellent! Currently wearing: tight black "M" sweater, ma ...
February 25, 2004
- Christmas Present
3,000 letters later and I have time to update the blog. Oh, I love February. Paper cuts ...
February 17, 2004
- Jan 2004
- Ralph Nader Did This To Us.
(I'll get back to my regularly scheduled Day In The Life meanderings in a moment. But rig ...
January 29, 2004
- Rules of Attraction
It's Wednesday again. And this hump day is humping me, if you know what I mean. Currentl ...
January 14, 2004
- What Went On
Between Dec 16 and Dec 31 I wrote not a wit here. Sorry about that. Here are the highligh ...
January 2, 2004
- Dec 2003
- Two Thousand Three
The last day of the year. I write this on D's laptop, from high atop Chicago. The lake i ...
December 31, 2003
- Warm Fires
Currently wearing: short denim skirt, black v-neck tee, black leather choker, black boots, ...
December 16, 2003
- What The Gladsome Tidings Be
My head hurts. I have that squinty-lights are too bright-what did I do to desere this ten ...
December 10, 2003
- Sit With Me Here
Currently wearing: black snap-front sweater, tight white shirt, short denim skirt, black ...
December 8, 2003
- My Night
It's been a long while since I've had such a still night. D is away. visiting a college ...
December 6, 2003
- Nov 2003
Yes, snow. Fuck. Currently wearing: short denim skirt, black v-neck tee, silver scarf, ...
November 24, 2003
- What I Need
Currently wearing: heathered grey SoftPants™, this shirt, big diamond, wicked grin. C ...
November 22, 2003
Goodbye my dear, dear friend. Rigor 1992-2003 Rigor T., Riggety, Kitty, Cat-head, My Ba ...
November 13, 2003
- The Horror of It All!
Currently wearing: black silky v-neck sweater, short denim skirt, off-black hose, black ...
November 6, 2003
An odd thing happened this morning... The first thing I remember is waking, gratefully. ...
November 4, 2003
- Oct 2003
- Blue Moon
You saw me standing alone... Geezum crow, do I have a headache. It's a weeper, meaning i ...
October 28, 2003
- Hang on Sloopy
"Rollah Coastah!" - Love Rollercoaster, The Red Hot Chili Peppers This is what I'm on at ...
October 22, 2003
- Week End Round Up
So, how did the first week of horror go? Monday's Horror: The Brain That Wouldn't Die - M ...
October 10, 2003
- Meg's Month of Madness!
Oh October. How I love you. It's all orange and black and sweaters and crisp apples and ...
October 6, 2003
- I'm Good Enough, I'm Smart Enough
and doggone it - Al Franken likes me! doesn't he look happy to be touching me? ...
October 1, 2003
- A Matter of Spirit
haven't done this in a while: Currently wearing: black cardigan, tight black short-sleeve ...
October 1, 2003
- Sep 2003
- CSS Whore
Conversation shouted between two floors while getting ready for work this morning: Me: Y ...
September 23, 2003
- Funny Man
"He is SO funny!" -Me, age eight, starry-eyed over John Ritter And you were. You were th ...
September 18, 2003
- Listing Again
Time to tally up... People I'm Thinking About Today: Penelope ClearwaterMrs. Piggle-Wiggl ...
September 17, 2003
- In Thirty Minutes...
I'm twenty-nine. Ooh my. I think I like it. First, despite my best efforts, there was m ...
September 12, 2003
- Where Does It Go?
So, it's suddenly September, and I'm not sure how these things happen. I think the month ...
September 10, 2003
- Jul 2003
I'm in one of those ballad moods. I've gone from Ella Fitzgerald to a couple of slow Dixi ...
July 31, 2003
- An Eye For An Eye?
"Mission Accomplished!" he said, in his crotch-enhancing flight suit. And yet the killi ...
July 24, 2003
- Saving The Circle
I can't believe it's been a week already. I'm exhausted. I've never felt this worn out - ...
July 18, 2003
The sky is thick with clouds today, yet the sun is struggling to break through. In fact it ...
July 11, 2003
- Walls Are Never Permanent
Online, offline - I'm pretty cranky everywhere these days. The family reunion left me fee ...
July 9, 2003
- Links to My Life
It's 10:33am, and already it's been a long day. But I'm not going to wallow, not me. I'm ...
July 2, 2003
- A Grand Lady
We love you, Ms. Hepburn. ...
July 1, 2003
- Jun 2003
- Less Than Precious
Got up late today. Seems I can't help myself turning off my alarm clock before it's set t ...
June 30, 2003
- The Brown Line
I really needed a treat yesterday afternoon. I considered my choices and my desires: a Fr ...
June 18, 2003
Friday finds me staring out my window, as usual. Only today, it is my intention to do ver ...
June 13, 2003
Broadway has helped soothe my savage beasty-ness, so to speak. On the heels of my tirade, ...
June 11, 2003
- Lifetime Weight
Sometimes I feel like I'm being erased. Fat women just aren't welcome in this country... ...
June 9, 2003
- Ban The Bans
The Senate has passed it. The House will, too. It's a matter of time before the Presiden ...
June 6, 2003
- May 2003
- Again a Sweathog
Welcome back, Your dreams were your ticket out. Welcome back, To that same old place that ...
May 29, 2003
- I Know Kung Fu
Much talk of living lately. I don't think I do enough of it. So I've been trying. Saw ...
May 22, 2003
- Millennium Park Blues
It has rained three out of four days now. This drippy, weepy weather matches my moods rath ...
May 14, 2003
- Mission Impossible
I'm obsessed with the movie Ghost right now. I know. I know. It's a pretty bad film. Th ...
May 5, 2003
- Apr 2003
- Of Cats and Breakfast
Monday was bad. Bad. I kept both Darling and myself up for a large portion of the night ...
April 29, 2003
- Natural History
Currently wearing: white button-down shirt, blank pants, kitten heels, groovy faux-turquoi ...
April 22, 2003
- The Price of Something Free
"Everybody knows America isn't easy. America is advanced citizenship. You gotta want it b ...
April 21, 2003
- So, Why?
Because I need to brag about my good life. I need to write it, and record it so that I may ...
April 18, 2003
- Helter Skelter
Currently wearing: black cardigan, tight black short-sleeved shirt, long wine skirt, black ...
April 16, 2003
- Mar 2003
...on my last entry, until the fear and the anger are dealt with in context, and the name- ...
March 21, 2003