monthly archives: December 2008

Cleansing Chronicles, Day 2 Part 2

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So there’s another Vanessa here. From LA. You don’t understand — this spa holds like maybe 20 people. It’s not right. We’ve mixed up our mugs and pills. She got called for a spa appointment and I stood up. I … Continue reading

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Cleansing Chronicles, Day 2

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This morning started off w/ a yoga class and then a meditation class. I feel better today — the headache is gone — but I am totally craving steamed vegetables and/or my favorite salad at M Chaya. Also thank god … Continue reading

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Cleansing Chronicals, Day 1, Part 2

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When you are cleansing, at least at first, most things bother you. For example, the 30-ish girl who’s learning to play Scrabble for the first time, sitting in the common area with her friend, insisting that “yule” is spelled Y-O-U-L-E. … Continue reading

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Cleansing Chronicles, Day 1

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Good morning. Or, noon as it were. I’ve voluntarily checked myself into a “spa” for the weekend where you take a bunch of pills and drink green stuff. I’ve been here before a few years ago, but back then I … Continue reading

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Some might call it a talent.

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Because I’m feeling all Christmas-y, I decided to bless you with TWO posts tonight. You should think about playing the Lotto. I’m not sure if I’ve ever told you (whoever “you” are) before, but my friend Paige played this game … Continue reading

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Unique oven goodness

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I taught the coolest class tonight. Not me *coolest*, I mean, it ended up being really fun to teach. I say that as if it’s not always fun to teach, which I mean, mostly it is, but I place emphasis … Continue reading

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Okay, rat, this is war.

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Rat, You suck. WTF? Godiva chocolates? You ATE the Godiva chocolates on my desk?? Do you realize, you nasty rodent, that those were Christmas presents for clients from the consulting company I work for? And now, in all of my … Continue reading

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I’d prefer to know the answer to these questions:

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1. Is kissing someone w/ collagen-injected lips similar to feeling up silicon-implants? (I can’t speak on either account, Mom.) 2a. Does that chick from Missing Persons still wear vinyl when she performs? 2b. She has to be like 60 now? … Continue reading

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It’s gonna be alright*

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I have this Dears song stuck in my head. It’s driving me up a wall in a good way, and just reminds me that I really need to go see some music. And also figure out what I’m doing over … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s on the phone to me

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Yesterday Dre locked herself out of our house. This wasn’t the first time she’s done this and will likely not be the last. She’s usually a really smart girl, so I’m all like, “Dude, how do you do this all … Continue reading

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the best day of the year

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Yesterday was my birthday. In honor of the event, I decided I would be a good person. Here are the three nice things I did: 1. Didn’t argue on a conference call. Actually on several conference calls. And not because … Continue reading

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passenger

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Back from a weekend in Seattle and Portland. Got to see my mom, my friend Lynn, and Hav (who got me the coolest dress for my birthday). And now, Dre and I are planning for our party on Friday. This … Continue reading

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Twins*

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After taking a random sampling, I would like to prove a point. Tell me what you see. 1. Turkey 2. Baby. (Picture without the big head.) (Not that anything bad happened to the head. It’s a baby, after all.) (Just … Continue reading

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Lam on the lam

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Do you know one of the many reasons why I adore my friend Scarlett? Because she’s the dharma bum I wish I was. She just set out on a three month trek through South America. (Last year she spent four … Continue reading

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Flight 279

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Preemptive disclosure: I’m about to tell you a story from this morning during the reading of which you might think to yourself, “She’s such a dick,” and you’d be right. However, my dad used to say that the best defense … Continue reading

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