monthly archives: May 2008

Why drinking at company events is never a good idea…

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… Because you say stupid sh*t like, “I never read email longer than two paragraphs” and “I swear I’m an executive-in-training (in reference to the two paragraph-thing).” I’m such a tool. It is the virtues, not the faults…which constitute one’s … Continue reading

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File this one under "Weird, Lame Girl Traits"

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At the risk of betraying an embarrassing yet longstanding tradition in female culture, and exposing myself as an intellectually-begrudged yet card-carrying member, I’ll confess: I have girl and boy names picked out. No, I’m not expecting. I’m not even THINKING … Continue reading

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Memorial Day 2008

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Some updates: 1.  The consulting company I work for has been sold to an off-shore consulting company.  That’s pretty big news.   2.  I got my guitar back so now I can take up another hobby and then not have … Continue reading

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just a girl from kent

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Ominous news at my company… we got a last minute email today stating that tomorrow night we have a mandatory, all-company meeting. Now, since we were all just together two weeks ago in Palm Springs, I’m thinking this is big … Continue reading

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Austin Peeps: Friday, May 30th at Casa de Luz 6:00 p.m.

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My awesome friend Leslie is hosting this: The Wellness Revolution is coming to Austin…and YOU can be a part of it!Attend an Opportunity and Wellness Seminar to find out how you can… Join a community of like minded people dedicated … Continue reading

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M C, Day 10

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This is it. Home stretch. Home 3 hours. I feel good, blah blah blah. I wish I had this big aha! to impart – a way to encourage others to try it themselves. I liked, I can see doing it … Continue reading

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M C, Day 9

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It’s the 9th day. That is all. Whaaaaaa??? That is NOT all. My manual is done and I am so happy about that. It is the virtues, not the faults…which constitute one’s true legacy. — Gandhi

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M C, Day 8

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Homies, things are cookin’ here. No, I haven’t started eating solid foods yet, I just mean that I can see the end of the yoga manual tunnel. Thank God. Already I’m thinking, what’s next? Guitar lessons? Improv again? But no… … Continue reading

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M C, Day 7

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In addition to losing my appetite, I’ve lost my will to write about not having an appetite. Mostly. I’m gonna kick this off w/ some non-cleanse stuff. If there are any single ladies (ages 38-45) out there, one of my … Continue reading

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M C, Day 6

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Because you asked, here are the details of the cleanse: 6-12 glasses a day of: 2 tablespoons of organic Grade B maple syrup juice of ½ lemon 1/10 teaspoon of cayenne pepper 8 oz. of spring water Plus you do … Continue reading

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MC Day 5

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I’m supposed to be at a Hanuman workshop right now, but I’m trying to finish my f**king manual. Yes, they gave us a one week extension, so yes, I should be done by now, but I’m not. So I’m neither … Continue reading

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M C, Day 4

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Good news on the mostly-fasting front: it’s getting easier. To the point where it was already 3:00 and when I realized I was hungry. I told Christine, “Oh dude, I gotta go eat lunch.” Or drink it, as it were. … Continue reading

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MC Day 3… or, how to cheat on a cleanse

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My friends, (I use the term loosely), thought it’d be funny to text me this evening while they’re all out at happy hour. “We’re eating cracked pepper french fries,” A-lo mocked. “Mmm, dill sauce,” Lo added. You guys suck. Actually, … Continue reading

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M C, Day 2

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Yesterday can best be described as CRASH AND BURN. By 3 p.m. I pretty much wanted to pull out all of my own hair, follicle by follicle (and everyone’s around me just for being alive). I left the office in … Continue reading

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M C, Day 1

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I thought it’d be kinda interesting to blog my way through a Master Cleanse. I expect to become fully crazy over the next 10 days. I tried this a few years ago and made it to Day 3 before I … Continue reading

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Say something sad, Nelson

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This weekend the consulting firm I work for held our annual meeting in Palm Springs.  Some of you may be tempted to write Palm Springs off as a sort of Florida for the West Coast:  an AARP haven, tricky golf … Continue reading

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the slider

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Leslie’s flying in tomorrow and we’re heading out to Palm Springs. She’s coming with me for my company’s annual meeting. Suckaaa! Then Joslyn and her boyfriend are coming in and staying here and on Sunday we’ll all be one big … Continue reading

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