Archive for May, 2006

Public Service Announcement

Wednesday, May 31st, 2006

Y’know, the whole condo conversion thing in the Valley has gone too far. Every little dinky apartment complex seems to be getting into the act. Case in point: Meridian Corners in Tempe. We used to live there. Now it’s being converted into condos and has renamed itself Haven. Word to the wise: Do not buy […]

Huh? Horoscope Interpretation

Tuesday, May 30th, 2006

Hmm. My Libra horoscope doesn’t make a lot of sense. Today you might find yourself strategizing ways to make a little extra money to prepare to really move ahead with your life and with your ambitions. This might be in conjunction with your significant other, dear Libra, or with some close friends. Trips through the […]


Friday, May 26th, 2006

Man, oh man. When you step in a pile of shit at work, it’s often a very deep and smelly experience. And there’s rarely anyone there to help you step out of it again. I guess I fucked up. It’s hard for me to see exactly where I fucked up, but according to a very […]

Oh, Hillary…

Monday, May 15th, 2006

Hillary Clinton, do you remember how it used to be? Do you remember being a darling of a Democrat, where your husband was Billed as Hillary’s Husband? Do you remember those halcyon days? I do, and I can say with certainty that they are over. It isn’t enough that you totally broke my heart when […]

Empty Margarita Glasses @ Los Olivos

Saturday, May 13th, 2006

Yep, Jose Cuervo? We’re pals. ? See my LJ for a restaurant review of Los Olivos in Scottsdale, AZ. It purdy num. ? ?

Afternoon Expression of Angst and Frustration

Tuesday, May 9th, 2006

GRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR!!!!!! So many re-writes of this letter… hundreds by now, I swear!!!… now we have one more, expertly done by the boss. Nevermind that we are paying good money for a consultant to hack away at this stuff for us. Nevermind the fact that she includes things like sentences that end in prepositions, her word […]

Bad Twin

Saturday, May 6th, 2006

Just finished “Bad Twin,” the product-placed novel from the Lostverse. For those not too terribly familiar with how this fits, a short synopsis: The fictional author, Gary Troup, sent his manuscript to his publishers just before the fateful Oceanic Flight 815. He is presumed dead, both by the publishers, and probably by our Lostaways, too, […]

I Just LOVE Silly Internet Quizzes!

Friday, May 5th, 2006

You are a Social Liberal (78% permissive) and an… Economic Liberal (10% permissive) You are best described as a: Socialist Link: The Politics Test on Ok Cupid

Tiki Heaven

Thursday, May 4th, 2006

… comes to Phoenix! The Hotel Valley Ho (whose name might sound a bit funny to us today, but has nevertheless revamped itself to become The In Thing) is getting a Trader Vic’s restaurant! Why is this important? Trader Vic’s is the premiere purveyor of Tikiana. The Mai Tai hails from these Polynesian-inspired huts of […]

Lost Reactions

Thursday, May 4th, 2006

WTTTTTTTTTFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF. Yeah. Okay. I am really hoping those silly fiends at Lost know what the hell they’re doing, because… damn, that was a batshit left turn out of hell. Dante’s down there somewhere going whooooooaaaaaa. Also: Was that not the MOST VIOLENT NIGHT OF TV EVER IN THE HISTORY OF ABC? We have two Losters […]