monthly archives: March 2008

Oops, more housecleaning stuff…

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I forgot to add that I did it – I’ve been practicing handstand on my own without the wall and now I’m getting up. I mean, I fall over immediately, but there’s that moment of holding which means that now … Continue reading

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Housekeeping Stuff

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1. We’re moving to Hollywood in two weeks. 2 weeks from today, to be exact. Here’s why this makes me very happy: I will be able to take the subway to work (yes – LA has a subway). My commute … Continue reading

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And the award for the LEAST inspiring yoga teacher EVER goes to…

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Yes! I just found out, via ABC News 7, that I am acknowledged in the DSM-IV. Well not *me*, per se, but my illness: addiction to the Internet. I suppose it’s another affliction altogether which led me to believe that … Continue reading

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The Mends

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I’m finally starting to feel better. It’s been five days and I’m full on ready for this to be moseyin’ on. *** It’s the 5 year anniversary of the Iraq war. That’s just awesome. 300 days left. *** In lighter … Continue reading

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saturday tidbits

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Better late than never: I finally watched the Obama race speech for myself. “Embarking on a program of self-help [requires] a belief that society can change.” THIS is the ideology that is much more relevant and important to me than … Continue reading

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change moves in spirals

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I am still sick so instead of heading out to watch hoops, I watched Half Nelson. Whenever I hear Half Nelson, I always think Half Baked when really the two movies are nothing alike. Mostly. *** My work (the client, … Continue reading

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Further proof that the world may be collapsing:

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I remain sufficiently surly. I appear to have a chest cold. I had a five and a half hour meeting today where I thought my brain was melting. I ate two bowls of Cap’n Crunch for dinner tonight and some … Continue reading

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grrrr

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I am in a really bad mood right now. The sort of mood where I feel like complaining about everything. I am exceedingly annoyed that I left my phone charger and Lulu jacket in Austin and the hotel still hasn’t … Continue reading

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…And this trip just keeps on giving. I didn’t realize this but apparently I booked my flight to leave tomorrow a.m. (I thought I was leaving tonight.) I’m such a space. I used my extra time to take Hannah’s class … Continue reading

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sxsw vol. 9, day 4

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I must admit: I’m tired. I couldn’t force down another slice of pizza if it was covered in honey peanut butter, and alcohol sounds about as appealing as drinking grease. Hav just asked me if I want Nueva Onda – … Continue reading

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sxsw vol. 9, day 3

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This one’s not starting out right. I set my alarm for 7 a.m. PACIFIC time and missed the class I was really looking forward to teaching. I feel really lame right now. Especially really sorry to Malia and Angela. Sigh. … Continue reading

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sxsw vol. 9, day 2

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It’s noon which means time for the 1st show. We’re @ Homeslice, homie. The Teeth are setting up. It’s cold and I’m in shorts but pizza and beer are on the way. The best thing about day shows (next to … Continue reading

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sxsw vol 9, day 1

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Hi. I thought I’d blog my way thru sxsw this year b/c NOW I get why blogging and music go together like chocolate wafers and vanilla cream filling. At this moment I’m on the plane from Dallas. I’m oddly happy … Continue reading

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instead of packing or working right now, i’m watching a friends rerun which is sad b/c i didn’t even watch it when it was on the air

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I literally *just* heard this on the nightly news: “…The study also proves that the [Teen Abstinence] program is a $1.5 billion failure.” No shit, really? Preaching abstinence is ineffective in preventing teens from hooking up?! It just doesn’t make … Continue reading

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A rush and push and the land is ours

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Get this: I don’t even know what to say. I mean, what CAN be said? What’s next? This? Or maybe… this? Okay, okay — Google doesn’t compare with John Deere and McDonalds, but seriously, what does Blogger have to do … Continue reading

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moooooooo, part 2

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P.S. I still shovel food with reckless discernment. This process of learning, of unfolding, of moving into new perspectives is messy. I wish I could be tidy, like, ahhh, I’ve learned the lesson, and here you go: wrapped up pretty … Continue reading

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mooooooooo

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I have been vegetarian (more or less) for the last 8 years. I say “more or less” because I started eating fish again around the time I moved to LA. So I guess that makes me pescetarian although I go … Continue reading

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Grand Central Blog

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Writing class tonight. Let me assure you that freestyle writing then “performing” is way harder than blogging. Who knew? The aim is to get as much out as possible without filtering. Plus, what you end up getting assigned to write … Continue reading

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lovely rita, meter maid

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After teacher training last night I met Kristin at Urth on Melrose for some tea. I should have known by the big Escalades parked out front and the flood of flashes in front of Bodhi Tree that something was up. … Continue reading

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Bloggety blog blog

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Some upsetting news from the files of Products-I’ve-Never-Bought-But-Have-Wished-Many-Times-That-I-Had: Polaroid is discontinuing the production of instant film. Read about it here. You know why this blows? I used to live across the street from a woman (Michelle, of Pat-n-Michelle) who would … Continue reading

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