Archive for August, 2006

Once upon a time, I used to be obsessed with the n…

August 29, 2006

Once upon a time, I used to be obsessed with the new fall television shows. Now, I barely notice that they are starting. I’d read everything I could about them in the newspaper and I used to BEG my parents to buy the TV Guide issue that summarized what was upcoming. I blame several reasons for the decline

  • The Internet – too much other information
  • Year round programming – Project Runway shown in the summer? No problem
  • Getting older – yikes, I hate to admit this
  • Cable channels – BBC America, FoodTV, Bravo, I blame you for diverting me
  • Shittier stuff on network TV – I think this is partially due to the proliferation of cable channels
  • TiVo – I always have something semi-decent to watch

There are only a handful of shows I am even going to try to catch.

I think this list got shorter on my way to writing it. Oh well, I sure some great new series will start on BBC America soon enough.


I made a peach pie for Super Tuesday last week and…

August 28, 2006

I made a peach pie for Super Tuesday last week and it was yummy. The lattice top was hard for me to do and if you look closely, it is a little uneven. I am not worried, it gives me something to aspire to, the perfect top. I am usually more of a one crust person with a crumb topping, but this was tasty, though a little crusty for me. My crusts still haven’t quite hit the perfect balance between tender and flaky. But with my new food processor, they will.

I once again reminded myself that I have a blog. …

August 16, 2006

I once again reminded myself that I have a blog. I moved to Redwood City, Welcome to the RWC, Bitch! It’s been okay so far. I don’t live in the best neighborhood, but I am surviving. My place itself is nice, but the neighbors leave something to be desired. There is a large apartment complex next to the duplex where I live and there is little separation and the noise from the apartments is random and can be loud. People walk just a few feet from the windows and I can hear them. It creeps me out a bit. I’m on the nervous side and some of the noises later at night make it hard to sleep. My new job has been mostly blah. I don’t work to hard, which is a good thing for now, but I am so bored during the day.
I am trying to change the type of person I am. I want to date more and to do that I need to meet more people. I am working on it, but it is hard to do. My goal for the next few weeks, is when I meet new people, I want to elicit an emotional response. I need to take a logical/intellectual connection and tie it to an emotional connection.