Monthly Archives: October 2009

To treat or not to treat

It never fails. When I have candies for the trick or treaters no one comes to my door. And when I don’t have candies they show up. It must be the kids’ trick against the adults. Or a conspiracy theory. For what … Continue reading

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Candy corn socks

Yes, there are such things. They’re really cute. Orange and white candy corn designs woven into a black background. Very festive. For me, it’s a subtle way of celebrating Halloween at work. And I forgot to wear them today. Boo … Continue reading

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Rainy days and taco salads

Cool, cloudy, and raining today in Portland, Ore. The perfect weather for staying home, snuggling with the Feline Boys under my Mommy’s quilts, and reading a good book. But not me. Not today. I’m at work. At least it’s taco salad Thursday in … Continue reading

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Eavesdropping on The Gang

The Gang is a clique of riders who board the commuter train at the same stop, at the same time, and sit in the same seats. Their perky countenances early in the morning may annoy some, but their occasional hearty … Continue reading

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I cooked something that turned out good!

Last night I made a spinach and mushroom frittata. The dish turned out surprisingly well! This is quite an accomplishment for me, the one who has a written recipe from Mom on how to boil eggs. And the first time … Continue reading

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NFL – Week 7

Chicago Bears: Lost big time; terrible game for The Bears New Orleans Saints: Won; great come from behind win; still undefeated Pittsburgh Steelers: Won; to Baby-Baby Brother’s probable chagrin I actually rooted for the Steelers because I dislike the Minnesota Vikings … Continue reading

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Done is a four letter word

Sometimes I think of eliminating the word done from my vocabulary. Look at all the things in my life that never seem to get done: laundry, learning to cook, remodeling the apartment, cleaning the closets, organizing and throwing out the paper clutter, … Continue reading

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