Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Hear Ye! Hear Ye!

Dear men voting for McCain,

Just so you know, if McCain and Palin make it to the White House women of the United States will be abstaining from sex for the next four to eight years. Birth control fails, and, since you support it being taught in schools so much, abstinence is the only way to go.

Thought you'd like to know.
Sassy

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Dear Women voting for McCain/Palin -

Are you f%^$ing crazy?

Sassy

I'm going to hell...

...but I'm going to be one of the first in line to see this.

Thursday, September 18, 2008

Anxious?

You ever have one of those days where you're anxious for no apparent reason? It feels like you had too much caffeine or sugar but you didn't have any?

That's me all day today.

I'm guessing it's coming from a big presentation/performance thing I have going on this weekend wherein I have to rap. Yes. Rap. Like this. Have I mentioned I'm a white girl from New Hampshire? I can't seem to control my nerves as much as I'd like to and it's annoying me. I really don't need to have butterflies 48 hours in advance. I'd be happy with just a couple hours of pre-performance freak out thank you very much.

Sunday, September 14, 2008

Just call me Carrots


I was told yesterday that I look like Megan Follows, the woman who played Anne in the PBS series Anne of Green Gables. I don't really see it; however, since I longed (who am I kidding, long) to be Anne and have Gilbert Blythe fall in love with me I'm going to take it in the flattering manner in which it was intended. Puff sleeves and all.

Friday, September 05, 2008

Literature or Decor?

I stole this verbatim from Joolya at Naked Under My Lab Coat.

"What we have here is the top 106 books most often marked as "unread" by LibraryThing’s users. As in, they sit on the shelf to make you look smart or well-rounded. Bold the ones you've read, put in blue the ones you read for school, italicize the ones you started but didn't finish."

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
Anna Karenina
Crime and Punishment
Catch-22
One Hundred Years of Solitude
Wuthering Heights
The Silmarillion
Life of Pi : a novel
The Name of the Rose
Don Quixote
Moby Dick
Ulysses
Madame Bovary
The Odyssey
Pride and Prejudice
Jane Eyre
The Tale of Two Cities
The Brothers Karamazov
Guns, Germs, and Steel: the fates of human societies
War and Peace
Vanity Fair
The Time Traveler’s Wife
The Iliad
Emma
The Blind Assassin
The Kite Runner
Mrs. Dalloway
Great Expectations
American Gods
A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius
Atlas Shrugged
Reading Lolita in Tehran : a memoir in books
Memoirs of a Geisha
Middlesex
Quicksilver
Wicked : the life and times of the wicked witch of the West
The Canterbury Tales
The Historian : a novel
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
Love in the Time of Cholera
Brave New World
The Fountainhead
Foucault’s Pendulum
Middlemarch
Frankenstein
The Count of Monte Cristo
Dracula
A Clockwork Orange
Anansi Boys
The Once and Future King
The Grapes of Wrath
The Poisonwood Bible
1984
Angels & Demons
The Inferno (and Purgatory and Paradise)
The Satanic Verses
Sense and Sensibility
The Picture of Dorian Gray
Mansfield Park
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
To the Lighthouse
Tess of the D’Urbervilles
Oliver Twist
Gulliver’s Travels
Les Misérables
The Corrections
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Dune
The Prince
The Sound and the Fury
Angela’s Ashes : a memoir
The God of Small Things
A People’s History of the United States : 1492-present
Cryptonomicon
Neverwhere
A Confederacy of Dunces
A Short History of Nearly Everything
Dubliners
The Unbearable Lightness of Being
Beloved
Slaughterhouse-five
The Scarlet Letter
Eats, Shoots & Leaves
The Mists of Avalon
Oryx and Crake : a novel
Collapse : how societies choose to fail or succeed
Cloud Atlas
The Confusion
Lolita
Persuasion
Northanger Abbey
The Catcher in the Rye
On the Road
The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Freakonomics : a rogue economist explores the hidden side of everything
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance : an inquiry into values
The Aeneid
Watership Down
Gravity’s Rainbow
The Hobbit
In Cold Blood : a true account of a multiple murder and its consequences
White Teeth
Treasure Island
David Copperfield
The Three Musketeers


I may have missed a couple since I can't remember if I read them or saw the movie or both. Especially all the Emma, Pride and Prejudice, etc...

'Scuse me, your mysogeny is showing.

I'm not going to vote for Sarah Palin.

However.

I think it's bullshit when people comment that she shouldn't be running because she's got 5 kids and a lot on her plate (granddaughter on the way, a 5 month old with Down Syndrome). If someone said that about a man, well, I just don't know what I'd do because it wouldn't be said about a man. In fact, Obama got the opposite kind of flack for going on vacation and spending time with his daughters*.

Kids, can you say double standard?

Would I want her life? No.
Do I want her to win? No.
But do I think she has a right to run for political office? Absolutely.


*A spokesman for McCain painted the Hawaii trip as an indulgence. "Americans are facing sky-high gas prices, and instead of Barack Obama taking the initiative to call his allies in Congress back from vacation to carve out real energy relief, he's joining them at the beach," Tucker Bounds said.

Something I ate?

I've been having the weirdest dreams lately. Last week I dreamed my niece went into a mine (or something like that) where bad (paranormal?) things had happened to kids over decades but instead of bad things happening to her she ended up being the "chosen one" and when she came out she brought all the other kids out with her. They were still the age they were when they went in and they were wearing their outfits from whatever period they were from. Hoop skirts, suspenders, etc...

Then, I had another dream where my Dad was morbidly obese. As in home bound. As in bring on the crane to get him out of bed. (I have to stop watching the Discovery Health channel.)

Finally, last night, I dreamed that Friendster Guy joined the military and was heading for Iraq. Without telling me. Boy was I pissed.