Archive for January, 2005

Maybe Only Funny If You’re a Nerd

Monday, January 31st, 2005

I love this because a) I work for a software company and am a nerd, and b) I *am* wifey 1.0.
Dear Tech Support:
Last year I upgraded from Girlfriend 7.0 to Wife 1.0. I soon noticed that the new program began unexpected child processing that took up a lot of space and valuable resources. In addition, […]

Working Like A Dog

Friday, January 28th, 2005

Today is going to be - in the words of the illustrious Bill and Ted - most heinous dudes. I’ve been wrestling with this help file for 5 days and now the boss wants it signed, sealed and delivered today. To top it off, I’ll be converting what I have into a new program […]

Beef Bourginon or The Wino-Smelling Apartment

Wednesday, January 26th, 2005

I am a health nut. I do yoga every morning, drink Evian water almost exclusively, and eat only those foods that are most beneficial to me, according to my blood type. I eat very little grain, dairy or sugar because they make me achy. My lifestyle is unorthodox and so are my […]

Live Strong

Saturday, January 22nd, 2005

Fancy scratching post to keep kitty’s claws off couch: $28
Plastic donut purchased b/c kitty seemed depressed: $5
Barbie mice to put in kitty’s Christmas stocking: $8
Realizing that in the course of a year kitty has destroyed all expensive toys and has found the greatest, most indestructible and long-lasting happiness with a rubberband that came off a […]

And Just Like That

Wednesday, January 19th, 2005

You know that first day of school? How it always felt a bit disjointed and disorienting? I kind of always felt like, on the first day I was a little bit of an outsider, like a puzzle piece that didn’t quite fit.
Well, starting a new job is bit like that first day of school. You’re […]