monthly archives: October 2009

Ohhhhh… THAT karma.

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Location:  Commissary (waiting in line for tater tots)Time:  Today, lunch-ishScene:  Me running into someone in another department.  Someone who took my yoga class about a month ago. Me:  Hey N___!  Good to see you!Him:   You too!  How funny - I just … Continue reading

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Major Leagues

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I’ve taken the Myers-Briggs test five times in the last 13 years.  And every time I’ve received the same results:  ENTP.  Decoded: E = I like to be around people / I think about what I’m going to say after it’s left my … Continue reading

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A rose by any other name

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Missouri got their ass kicked by Texas last night. Those of you who know me know that I ALWAYS root for Texas. Except when they’re playing Mizzou. *** There’s a yoga teacher in Santa Barbara whom I adore. His name … Continue reading

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Don’t make me do it, Facebook.

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Has this been happening to you lately?This is hard, you know? On one hand, Facebook is free. You don’t really have any recourse over something for which you don’t *really* pay. (The endless notifications for 3 New Movies Released This … Continue reading

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Why I’m bugged right now

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I am depressed. Care to know why? Because normal people can handle simple things, like, say, getting on an airplane. You know, basic stuff — you book a flight, you get a boarding time, you allow yourself ample time to … Continue reading

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Ou est la moi?

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Let’s see… what’s new? Well, I’m about to go to Austin tomorrow for a friend’s wedding, I’m finally not sick anymore, it’s been raining in LA, and DBT has a new post. Also, what do you think of Culbert Lu? … Continue reading

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Headful of Hollow

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New Dear Brutal Truth postings! *** I’m still sick. But at least now I have drugs. Being kinda a yogi or whatever, I have spent much of the last 8 years eschewing over-the-counter-this, prescription-that on account of general snootery. In … Continue reading

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I’m sick. (And other news.)

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Last Thursday I was at lunch with our team. We were talking about allopathic preventative medicine. I mocked vaccines, snubbed my nose at flu shots, and derided ibuprofen as “those sissy pills.” I never get sick, I bragged. Young B … Continue reading

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