Saturday, June 28, 2008
Friday, June 27, 2008
Switching gears, I realize what I’m about to write will probably piss off a good chunk of my friends. In fact, the topic lead to the first political
I’ve tried to steer away from politics and keep things light on here. I haven’t even written anything about the California marriage equality ruling… I plan n getting around to my thoughts on that soon. But yesterday I was very happy when I read that the Supreme Court had overturned the District of Columbia’s ban on handgun ownership.
There, I said it. I am pro-gun ownership. I think self-defense is a right, not a privilege, and in violent times I think it’s batshit crazy to tell people they can’t defend their homes when criminals are mugging/shooting/raping/gay-bashing people.
Ok, now I’m waiting for the text messages of horror from my friends. And no Margo, I didn’t buy you a gun for your birthday : ) But if you want…
Thursday, June 26, 2008
I love the term “deposition,” it sounds so dramatic! Last time I heard it was when Britney has fighting to get custody of her kids… which is so me in a few years when I’m in court fighting for my two out-of-wedlock kids. Anderson Cooper or Tom Brady could be the father, I’m not really sure. I’ll have to go on Maury or Jeremy Kyle to find out.
Wednesday, June 25, 2008
So while shopping for ingredients at the Whole Foods on Leesburg Pike near Sean’s, it seems that location carries ostrich eggs in their produce dept. Yes, ostrich eggs. If you’ve never seen one, they’re almost the size of a soccer ball. I was thinking, first, I had no idea their was such a demand for ostrich products. How do they taste? And my god, how many omelets could one make from one?
Has anyone actually used one before??
Tuesday, June 24, 2008
Monday, June 23, 2008
Saturday, June 21, 2008
Friday, June 20, 2008
From today's Washington Blade "Bitch Session" section...
"Why do realtors find it necessary to put their faces in their ads? Are they selling more than real estate?"
I don’t have much else, except I’m glad the weekend is here. I’ve been very lucky and the last month has been all 4-day weeks. It’ll be hard to have an actual 5-day week! Sean and I are looking to take some time off this summer, actually, to go on vacation. Not sure exactly what yet, but we both agree another tropical beach type thing is in order. In the meantime, I’ll have to “settle” for the margaritas at Banana Café.
This song is dedicated to Stephen. He’s sort of the Anti-Drunky McDrunkerson when I think about it....
Thursday, June 19, 2008
Ok, so maybe I had to laugh a little. The point is embarrassing as it is, the same thing happened to me several weeks ago. I was walking around one evening and found myself falling head over heels (though fortunately I caught myself before I ate sidewalk).
To make matters worse a guy came up to help me…and he was an attractive older man! I wanted to die! I thought he was straight until… in my humiliation I was trying to scramble away after a brief thank-you, but he stopped me to say: “You should fall more often, it makes a cute guy like you more approachable.”
By this point I’m sure I was blushing. But as you probably know, flattery will get you everywhere with me. The man kept trying to chat with me before I made some lame excuse about having to be somewhere. The point is:
a) Why does this only happen to me when I’m in a relationship!! Mr. handsome older man where were you two years ago when I slipped on ice?
b) Lesson for all of us: though your backside an egos may be bruised, next time you want to grab someone’s attention, try falling! Apparently it makes you approachable!
Wednesday, June 18, 2008
Tuesday, June 17, 2008
Monday, June 16, 2008
So the SLC was fun - it's always great to stay at the "Manoir du Verger" - thanks for everything, B. I have some pictures from the dinner event I'll upload later. It was nice just to spend a few days, aside from the dinner, just drinking black cherry cosmos and sitting by the pool (I've gotten some great color), or riding around in the Bently singing along to "Total Eclipse of the Heart" :)
Shit, now it's stuck in my head... "I don't know what to do, I'm always in the dark...."
Anyway, I'll leave you with some summer recommends:
"In the Country of Last Things" by Paul Auster - I read this on the trip, and really enjoyed it, though it's a bit depressing - not light summer reading.
"The Magus" by John Fowles - One of my favorite novels. I re-read it every few years because as I grow older, I discover more truths that I couldn't understand when I was younger.
"The Strangers" - I saw this with P & F, and I think they can attest that I'm sure my nails left permanent impressions on the armrests. I like some horror movies - this one is worth a watch. Favorite line: "Because you were home..."
I actually need some new stuff for my iPod - what's good that's out and new?
Thursday, June 12, 2008
Last time I was in
I’ve been to pretty much every Capital Pride since 2001, and I honestly think if you’ve seen one you’ve seen them all. I still love going, no doubt, when I am in town. But every year you see the same prehistoric fossils you see any other time at JR’s
Anyway, hAAppy Pride to everyone!!
Wednesday, June 11, 2008
Tuesday, June 10, 2008
Monday, June 09, 2008
Which person was profiled in a hometown paper recently for his work here in the big city of Washington? They must be so proud...
(as one friend said to me today, the reporter forgot to add "that he was a raging alcoholic that [tried to] hit his boyfriend and enjoyed blackouts regularly....)
Sunday, June 08, 2008
We put of "Sex and the City" because Margo's not feeling well - get well soon!! Last night I hung out with my friend from Richmond, Laura, and two of her friends who were in town for the night. Besides getting walloped with a flash storm that came out of nowhere, we had fun.
Oh, and I have to laugh - I was reading P's blog, and he mentioned a quote that referred to my hometown as "a faded seaside resort." Now being a native son of Virginia
Saturday, June 07, 2008
Hmm, I think that's all I have today, so I'll leave with some music. Everytime I hear/read something from Girls Aloud I think of Phillip, so here goes...
Friday, June 06, 2008
Thursday, June 05, 2008
So, I’m looking forward to a weekend at home this weekend.
I found out I’m getting my stimulus check from the IRS, which needs to hurry and get here. It’s the only good thing Bush has done in 8 years, but talk about a day late and $600 short. And I know what my friend P thinks about Obama getting the nomination. Personally, I think I’ve become so turned-off by things (and I realize it’s rather self-indulgent) that I don’t really care which Dem. runs, just so long as they win. Either way, Obama/Hillary (let’s call them Obillary) are afraid to touch the “M” word. Instead they dance around marriage equality by saying “civil unions” or “domestic partnerships” etc. So basically I’m still looking at
Things are looking up and up for Sean. I won’t jinx things but he has some great new opportunities I don’t think he’s interested in the LA chefing job, though, so you all won’t be losing us to SoCal. My friend M is of to SoCal, actually – safe travels M and I will keep posting McDreamy for you on Wednesdays!
Which former employer did I see yesterday? Not only did she not try to run me over (as I imagined she would – let’s just say we were not on good terms) she pulled over to talk to me! She told me I looked great (duh!) blah blah blah, glad to hear things are going well. Of course I immediately called the other two “witches.”
Maybe she thinks we’re on good terms again? Hold on dear, let me put another knife in your back. Smile and say cheese! LOL
Wednesday, June 04, 2008
So here's Patrick Dempsey, bringing the hump day pretty.