I laughed, I cried, I cursed a whole lot. Advertisements
[I would love to stick a catchy tune here. But I’d rather play Baby’s in Black on ukulele for E than compose anything, so. *insert catchy update alerting music*] WRITING omg. I’m working on a first draft of something. It’s painful but fun. Also still working on my mammogram essay, which is hi-larious since I … More Weekly Update of I’m Old and Loving Every Minute of It
And now for a random attack on people not me! People who believe the universe is just are A) lacking actual empathy for others AND/OR not suffering enough in their own day-to-day life B) seriously dedicated masochists C) in tune with all their past lives and karma and whatnot. This less-than-inflammatory unincitable was brought to you … More Unprovocative Thought of the Day
Happy May the Fourth! Still feeling sad about Peter Mayhew. Recently I finished a letter to a friend, stuck it in the mail, and realized I’d spent the majority of the letter talking about dogs instead of what I had wanted to ask: what are your days like these days? So, to that friend and … More A Day in the [Special Needs] Bot Life
Sympathies to the lactose-intolerant* among us. While E and I were flipping public TV channels this weekend, I caught this show about a Wisconsin creamery, Landmark: One of my favorite parts is at about 17 minutes in, when one of the Annas is scooping the warm curds into cheese presses. Mmmmmmmm. RELATEDLY OH moi gawd, … More Is there anything better than cheese?
Presumably since I watched something with Leonard Bernstein in it, the youtubes has been after me lately to watch this particular video: Watch that hair sweep at 00:24 when he’s talking about “performance problems,” oh yeah! Anyhoo, maybe you’ll enjoy and youtube will bother you now instead of me.* Full film is here: Glenn Gould’s U.S. … More Fine, Youtubbers, you got me
Apparently* John Oliver already gave this show what-for on Last Week Tonight, but I caught it for the first time this weekend, while snuggling E to napland. It’s called The Inspectors, and it’s about “the criminal investigations of postal inspectors,”** specifically one postal inspector, her team/friends, her son, and his friends. Here, taste the magnificent levels … More MAILED it.
Regarding my previous post about extraintestinal manifestations (see E.I.(W): the extraintestinal (weirdness)) — I forgot to link the article that sent me down the rabbit hole: Extraintestinal Manifestations of Inflammatory Bowel Disease Originally linked on HealingWell’s UC forum. A little light Sunday afternoon reading! You’re welcome, xo xo et al. UNRELATEDLY I’ve borrowed season 1 … More EIM Article link
Do you know what is wild about IBD and some other autoimmune diseases? They can have many manifestations outside the intestines. Because it’s all about your immune system, not whatever portion of you it’s attacking. For example: you might be taking a shower when your shin starts itching, and continues to itch for the next … More E.I.(W): the extraintestinal (weirdness)
She’s, uh, old.