Monthly Archives: September 2005

Darling Little Water

So it turns out that my father’s sound advice in high school–“Stop after two drinks”–does not apply when I’m on Lexapro. I should stop after one. Nonetheless, I had a great time out tonight, learned lots about my work friends, … Continue reading

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Check It Out

My cousin-in-law’s cousin-in-law is a really neat guy living in Dallas. He has a cool new podcast set up called Day Jobs and Nightmares. He is the GaMookie commenter on my insect horoscope blog with the brilliant book idea, and … Continue reading

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Insect Horoscope

According to my insect horoscope, today should be really good. First I spied a beautiful praying mantis on the glass door downstairs, green and brown, about two inches long. She didn’t see me so I got a really close look … Continue reading

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Home Smelly Home

So it looks like I’m going to buy myself a crappy house. Here are some pictures I haven’t already posted. Warning: Captions are very sarcastic. Such pretty green outdoors carpet. So smart to paint interior latex paint on peeling exterior … Continue reading

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My Fifteen Seconds in Cherokee County

Here’s the article in the Cherokee County paper about my aunt and making pear preserves for the county fair. This link is to a scan of the newspaper page, including other photos, which are hard to see, but the girl … Continue reading

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Botanical Garden Pictures

Had a nice meditative walk by the river at the Botanical Gardens today. Pretty yellow flower: Sycamore bark: Cock’s comb: Shelf mushrooms: Ferns: And this being Athens, there’s some posed found art. A dirt-encrusted baby face hanging from a limb … Continue reading

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Camel Club About White Castle and Toad Purses

I haven’t watched a Netflix in weeks, so am trying to get my money’s worth this weekend and catch up. Last night I watched The Story of the Weeping Camel. It was interesting. It was kinda slow in parts, but … Continue reading

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All You Ever Wanted to Know about Georgia Football

Last night I spied Chip, Kate, Susan, and, for the first time, young Michael Fahey, who is the most happy and well-behaved and adorable child ever. I am so going to feed my future babies egg yolks in their milk. … Continue reading

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Spy Notes

Yesterday I spied Kelly Caudle. She was the former managing editor at the Press, the one who kindly hired me the first time. She is working at the New Georgia Encyclopedia over at the Main Library but works from home … Continue reading

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Pictures from the Farm

Here’s a view of the lake from my grandmother’s backyard. You might can make out the Big Chicken birdhouse in the shadow on the pecan tree. Here’s a momma cow standing up to see what I’m about. One time an … Continue reading

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