Archive for May, 2006

Passing it on

Tuesday, May 30th, 2006

My old friend Josh posted this awhile back, and it sounds from his blog as if this is a meme that went around the Internet some time ago. Regardless, I thought it was pretty cool and decided to try it for myself: “Go to Wikipedia. Type in your birth date (but not year). List three […]

My hair will look good but feel guilty

Monday, May 29th, 2006

My stylist has left the salon I go to, which means I’m faced with a dilemma: follow her to a new salon or stay with the old salon and a new stylist. On the surface, it seems like an easy choice, because I’ve been getting my hair cut by this woman for over two years, […]

Favorite new bumper sticker

Saturday, May 27th, 2006

As seen on a pickup truck in the Kroger’s parking lot in Sugar Land, TX: “Bush Made Me a Democrat.” Nice.

Busy summer

Thursday, May 25th, 2006

So, you may find this impossible to believe, but even though I’m not “working” this summer (which is something of a lie, since I’ll be babysitting my niece on a regular basis, teaching summer school at my mom’s school, and grading AP exams in Florida, as well as attempting to learn French and getting ahead […]

Special double issue

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2006

Two posts in one day! You’re very lucky. I never feel more like a grad student and scholar than when I’m writing papers. (I never feel more like I don’t want to be a student and scholar than when I’m grading papers, but that’s another issue.) I’ve got my little set-up here — kudos to […]

More Lost speculation

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2006

It occurred to me today that what all (or nearly all) of the survivors of Flight 815 have in common is death: Jack’s dad; Locke’s “father”; Kate’s stepfather; Walt’s mother/Michael’s wife; Ana Lucia’s partner Danny (Dani?); and, getting into the less directly-related ones, the guy Jin killed when he came home with blood on his […]