Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Seattle

Mid conversation someone I've been working with weekly for the past month asked me what my husband thought about one particular plan I was musing over in passing conversation. Wait...my WHAT? He legitimately has thought I was married by virtue of the ring I've worn on my left hand since 11th grade. My high school class ring. I suppose generically speaking it's not a totally preposterous idea for someone unfamiliar to assume that a mid-twenties-professional-rural-devastatingly-attractive-and-intelligent-woman would be married. Sure left me baffled.

Anyway I'm more an engagement musket type gal.

Tuesday, May 27, 2008

KIT HAGS!

What an age we live in. I can facebook chat my mom but I can't rid myself of the monthly and debilitating Aunt that we call Flow shedding itself to rock my body from the babymaker out.

Kate
hi mommy

Jennie
Huh! Howd you do that?

Kate
us kids understand technology

Jennie
very cool - it feels like big bro is watching - I can't get away with a thing!
what's wrong with your uterus?

Kate
it's expelling unused lining

Jennie
hmmm
and you need to announce this to all my facebook friends why?

Thursday, May 22, 2008

Why we blog

[bloggers] like the idea that there’s a place where a record of their existence is kept — a house with an always-open door where people who are looking for you can check on you, compare notes with you and tell you what they think of you. Sometimes that house is messy, sometimes horrifyingly so.


NYTimes

Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Best Day Ever!


*It was supposed to be rainy but turned out bright and beaming
*My outfit was awesome
*I got my economic stimulus check that I thought I wasn't going to
*A co-worker baked me a loaf of bread (of awesome bread)
*A board member (and heavy friend-crush) bought me a TV. First new TV I've ever owned. She seemed astounded that I don't have a cable hook up, but seemed ok with my response that I would use the new TV for my PlayStation.

2 down, one more 12 hour day to go and my very first (and potentially last) Volunteer Training is OVER!!*



If you'll excuse, I'll be in my Love Sac watching my TV...



*(kinda)

Monday, May 19, 2008

Facebook

From: Kate Rohdenburg
Sent: Friday, May 09, 2008 2:25 PM
To: 'Kristan Huppe'
Subject: RE:

I seriously think facebook is bad for my stability. My mood legit depends on whether or not someone messages me back in a timely fashion. Not good.


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From: Kristan Huppe
Sent: Friday, May 09, 2008 2:25 PM
To: 'Kate Rohdenburg'
Subject: RE:

Facebook is the number one cause for adult depression. They have medications you can take for it, but mostly it takes will power. Remember, just because you and I have no life and are online 24/7, doesn’t mean that everyone else is. You should try out some new sites like Myspace or chat rooms. I’m here for you if you need to write on my wall. You know I will respond fast.

Sunday, May 18, 2008

Priorities.



Mom, Manda and me went to LuiLui's for dinner. We had rolls and the greatest dipping oil, spinach dip, chicken asparagus ravioli with brie cream sauce, and a glass of sangria. Having finished dinner, sipping on my drink the bottom of my stomach fell out I realized the most crucial decision of my day would be to finish my drink or run immediately to the bathroom in order for all the junkfood of the week to clog the industrial toilet. I finished the drink. In a hurry. Obvi. Then I bought shoes.

Thursday, May 1, 2008

RIP Albert Hofmann


Albert Hofmann, father of LSD, dies

GENEVA - Albert Hofmann, the father of the mind-altering drug LSD whose medical discovery inspired - and arguably corrupted - millions in the 1960s hippie generation, has died. He was 102.

Mr. Hofmann died yesterday at his home in Burg im Leimental, said Doris Stuker, a municipal clerk in the village near Basel where Mr. Hofmann moved following his retirement in 1971.

For decades after LSD was banned in the late 1960s, Hofmann defended his invention.

"I produced the substance as a medicine. … It's not my fault if people abused it," he once said.

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Incidentally Bicycle Day just past (4.16) commemorating the first ever intentional dose of LSD by Hofmann. 102's not bad for a doser.