Sunday, August 26
Yeah, I know
What's for breakfast?
Friday, August 24
Did you hear the one about the guy, Craigslist and the red paperclip?
Bell Biv DeVoe - Poison (1990)
Heard on the radio this morning. If I could remember law like I remember the words to this I would be set!
Monday, August 20
I second her suggestion to check it out. But, don't say I didn't warn you.
Good Morning Party People
As you might imagine, not much going on over here. I was in Chicago over the weekend and that was fun. I didn't go to the Cubs game, but I was riding down Addison and it was crazy..... hours before and after the game even started. My sister tried to get me to get out and buy a shirt, but I'm reasonably sure she was just kidding.
She knows how I hate the Cubs.
Shopping downtown is great, and I also got to eat at one of my favorite places. Perfecly casual with delicious food. Nothing else will do on a Saturday spent shopping.
Sunday I spent at Ohare. Yes, nearly all day. Delays and Cancellations due to rain made for a very long day. But, I did get some Labor Law read, so it wasn't totally wasted. And, I got on my standby flight, instead of having to wait for the later flight, so that was good news as well. Spent the 40 minute ride talking to a guy from Purdue who was a big movie/tv fan. Great fun.
Spent too much money, but that was to be expected.
How was your weekend?
Saturday, August 11
Saturday goings on
Laundry also needs to be done.
And I DESPERATELY need to go to the grocery store. This really should be moved to the top. I have hardly any food. I tell you, having too much time has really been detrimental to me. I never let my freezer or fridge get this bare when I was pressed for time. This summer has been all about tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow.
I need to go look for a pair of black shoes.
EPL starts today. This is kind of the meeting point for my three favorite sports, soccer, baseball and football. A little early for football yet, but ya'll know what I'm getting at. Now if only EPL was in high def.....Then we'd be in business!
Tuesday, August 7
Three cheers for the friend of a friend
Monday, August 6
It is also over fall break, which means I won't be missing any classes. Since I'm already doing two conferences in September, missing class was kind of a big deal for any other travel. Now, I won't have to!
I still haven't decided yet. All of this travel, even the stuff for work, is out of my own, very limited, pockets. And, granted, this conference isn't nearly as expensive as the Black Entertainment & Sports Lawyers conference at the end of October. In Cancun. One I wish I could afford to attend.....not that I'm bitter or anything. I'm just saying. Still, it isn't like the NOLA one is mandatory either.
I'm probably still gonna go. I can't resist travel. And I can justify it......if only barely. It is networking! And personal development!
Sunday, August 5
Off the shelf
An interesting book. Basically, it retraces this history of blacks and the GOP. Not a pretty story. And, while it goes to great lengths not to demonize black republicans, it isn't particularly sympathetic to them either.
Saturday, I skimmed Stacked: a 32DDD reports from the front. by Susan Seligson
I read the first chapter, and parts of it were very funny. The rest of it bored me, though, and my interest was stolen away by William Holden & Turner Classic Movies.
Yes, I know
This shoe costs $1300. And, even if I were to win the powerball on Wednesday, I'm pretty confident I would never buy a pair of shoes for that much money. Ridiculous price for something to wear on your feet that won't protect you from million degree lava or provide gravity when walking on the moon.
But, damn, it sure is pretty!
Friday, August 3
I like it
No, of course I didn't read the whole thing. This little poem spoke to me, though.
I sit at my window gazing
The world passes by, nods to me
And is gone.
Yeah. I get that.
Thursday, August 2
Today's OTHER CD
One of my all time favorite CDs. I even listened to the songs I always skip: Almost Paradise and Holding Out for a Hero.
Almost Paradise: Mike Reno and Ann Wilson. Huh?! This was a great song to skate to (oh, I was the ONLY ONE...) but not so great for anything else. Was this the foreshadowing of the power ballad?
Holding out for a hero: on my very long, very (non)distinguished list of overplayed songs.
So, what DO I like about this CD? Yeah, everything else. I'm a huge Kenny Loggins fan. Go ahead, laugh. At least I admit it. But, the Sammy Hagar song "The Girl Gets Around" runs a very very close second to Loggins' "I'm Free" for my favorite song.