I thought the near cutting-in-half of my index finger some months back (chef’s knife slipped off thick kale stem and into my finger) was pretty gross with the gaping flap, 6 hairy stitches and what-not, but that was not as ugly as the burn-that-looks-like-an-oozing-lesion that now decorates my right forearm. Why did I think it [...]
Monthly Archive for May, 2011
I got called into voir dire but not chosen, so I’m done with jury duty for another two years. The people who work at the courthouse couldn’t have been nicer- from judge to juror office administrators, it was a smoothly run day in old D.C. Does anyone sense the tinge of surprise in my words? [...]
We were dismissed for lunch early so I hauled ass over to Oyamel to eat. I sat at the bar which I love to do, but I think the bartender was a little taken aback by the speed and certainty with which I ordered. Oyamel has the very best tortilla chips I’ve ever had; they’re [...]
As I am super hungry and have the time, I’ve already perused oyamel’s menu and cannot wait to get there and order: the tamal verde, nopalitos (baby cactus) with lime, and the taco de hongas (mushrooms, shallots, garlic)!!!!! OMG, my stomach is rumbling and my mouth is watering. T minus 29 minutes.
Posted in Uncategorized on May 31st, 2011
Question: Let me know if you read anything fabulous. x Answer: Will do! I found David Brooks’ article today thought-provoking in that I’m still noodling on the ways in which I (dis)agree with him, and I’ve just started and am already engaged and impressed by A Problem From Hell: America and the Age of Genocide [...]
I love him (Dem rep from NY) and his refreshing, feisty candor. Did anyone read the article about him in today’s NYT (which, by the way, we’re receiving again)? It almost makes me want to sign up for a twitter account just so I can follow him. I don’t know what a hash tag is [...]