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Lush Life

*waves* Such a lovely bunch of people here. I've been lurking for a while and will likely continue to do so. I like German microphones, Irish Whiskey and short walks on the beach.

On ERMAHGERD, More College Admissions Essay Prompts

+5 For Rick Roll.

Posted on July 16, 2013 at 12:35 pm 1

On A Brief Addendum to Our Craigslist Wedding Story

I am quite literally crying with laughter - at my desk! - over the R-O-S-E-B-U-D incident. Oh my word is that funny.

And while I never want to be in the ICU under any circumstances, if for some awful reason I am, I am going to remember that.

Posted on June 7, 2013 at 4:37 pm 2

On Eleven Days Alone In: Paris

@YFN Dentonista@twitter Fun Fact: Rick Steves was the co-sponsor of Washington State's recent Initiative 502, to legalize, tax and regulate marijuana. Not as narrow as I had previously assumed!

Posted on January 8, 2013 at 3:49 pm 0

On New David Bowie, "Where Are We Now?"

We're all Absolute Beginners.

Posted on January 8, 2013 at 2:58 pm 0

On Drynuary: What and Why

@thisisunclear As a former resident of that fine city I can assure everyone that there is no "Drynuary" in New Orleans. What there is, is CARNIVAL, January 6 until February 12th. Then y'all can dry out.

Posted on January 3, 2013 at 1:27 pm 0

On Shared Spaces, Lie-Measurement, and the Manageable Hassle

@bocadelperro Yes! It can be only once a month! It takes financial dexterity sometimes, but keeping tidy is easier and life is far less stressful when I know that at the end of the month someone is going to come DO THE BATHROOM.

I also look at hiring a cleaner as helping the local economy and a small business, but that may in part be to assuage any lingering sense of guilt over the perception of luxury.

Posted on December 7, 2012 at 3:51 pm 1

On Twenty Marleys and Me

You had me at "[a] thick, red man falls out of a door." This is lovely and I hope you are feeling better.

Posted on December 7, 2012 at 3:11 pm 0

On Light-ish, Hippie-ish, Side Dish Ish/Help

All the Brussels Sprouts love here is fantastic!

In an effort to eat healthy but not bland food, I've been experimenting with vinegar and veggies.

Can't remember the specific recipe but these two have similar ideas for a zesty side dish:

Sugar Snap peas With Lemon Mint Vinaigrette

Bacon & Balsamic Glazed Snap peas

Warm balsamic over asparagus topped with a dusting of slightly melted Parmigiano-Reggiano is also yummy.

Posted on December 7, 2012 at 2:17 pm 0

On Estate Jewelry: A Necklace That Wears Its Own Rings

The rock geek in me had a tiny titter over the Clapton necklace being auctioned by Bonham's (sorry Ginger).

Oh, how I love these posts.

Posted on November 29, 2012 at 3:52 pm 1