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i actually like speaking in front of large crowds. freakish, eh?

i work crossword puzzles in ink.

i am the american nigella lawson. or maybe the american eddie izzard. can't decide, really.

i would be a really good mom, but i'm cool with being a really good aunt.

i am sometimes more perceptive than i would like to be.

i am fiercely loyal. sometimes, stupidly so.

i never play dumb. never.

i am way too hard on myself.

i am a change agent.

i sometimes cross that fine line between assertive and aggressive.

i am not afraid to tell people that i love them.

i am militantly pro-choice.

i am pro-adoption.

i know a little bit about alot of things.

i typically enjoy the company of men more than women.

i am capable of being really mean and nasty, but i fight it. hard.

i am a lifelong cubs fan. do not laugh.

i have been known to hold a grudge.

i have hips.

i am not my sister.

i am lousy at forgiving myself.

i am an indoor kind of gal.

i am a bargain shopper. to the point of obsession.

i am 32 flavors. and then some.

 
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1.09.2003  

worth the walk
okay, so yesterday’s post saw a couple of emails from readers who suggested i steer clear of religious humor.

who knew? maybe i should have just told the story about the time three of them did mushrooms and one of them went upstairs and called the cops and reported that they “better get over here right now because there’s a dragon in our basement” without telling the other two about it.

anyway.

it’s such a balmy and non-january-like day here in dc that i decided to hop off the metro at dupont circle and walk the couple of extra blocks to my office.

it’s madness, i tell you – sheer madness!

at any rate, i popped into a dc institution – kramerbooks [or, as some people who think they’re all cool and literary and stuff like to refer to it, kramer’s. to which i say: jack kerouac is dead and only french people should wear berets, you poseur.] to grab some hot tea and a bagel.

well, what to my wondering eyes [as opposed to wandering eyes, because that’s a whole other thing.] did appear but this very special, limited-time only item on the specialty drinks menu:

the trent lotté: separate – but equal – parts of black coffee and steamed milk

that right there? made my whole day.
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