Monday, April 30, 2007

extra extra, read all about it

Proud to hear such good press about one of my alma maters, if you will.

Sunday, April 22, 2007

moved (but not forgotten)

We moved T.
No small feat.
Yesterday and Friday were the actual move days. Today we went back and cleaned the old apartment and fetched what was left. We started at three. We still need to go back and make another run. A car would have been nice today. Also nice: had I not smashed my head into a fire extinguisher case. Yeah. Nice big knot on my head.

So now we've emptied the granny cart + bags that we carried on our shoulders and backs. Back for part two: the framed photographs and a big box of cords. Oh, yes, that will be as not so easy as it sounds.

The good thing is that the new place is better than we believed it to be. It was all worth it in the end. And trust me, that's saying a HELL of a lot.

Thanks to all that helped us out. Especially JA. We'll be there for every second of your move. No doubt.

Thursday, April 19, 2007

cleaning house

packing and moving.
there's just a lot going on at work and in everyone's lives. but i need to focus and help out T.
and honestly, there's something enjoyable about a fresh start.
we're making our way to that fresh start.

Saturday, April 14, 2007

perpetually redefining the word busy

Work, cleaning the apartment, painting the apartment, laundry at the inconvenient laundrymat, a move in the works for T, mucho reading, mucho writing, figuring out how to swing a trip to NC, debating a trip there for my birthday, commuting, and did I mention work?

I've been busy lately. I also went to see the play "Blackbird" this week and went to a lecture on Edith Wharton and the project of biography. In the audiences, I saw Famke Janssen at the first event and Philip Roth at the latter. I should write about "Blackbird," but I'm still working through it. Lately, I've found myself absorbing a lot of fictional material (drama, literature) about abuse, female sexuality. One was a book by someone I met recently. Now I'm reading a Katrina memoir. Good times! Next week should be equally busy given that Rachel will be in town (yay!) and I have a lot of work related social events in addition to more cleaning, painting, packing and moving.

But this morning. I'm going to have some coffee and read. I guess that still falls under work. The one thing about all this general busy-ness is that, while I am exhausted, I am happy and doing what I love for myself, but also and perhaps more importantly with and for the people I love.

Time to make that coffee.

Saturday, April 07, 2007

happy birthday sprout

Today is Sprout's birthday! We cheer and sing with happiness. No seriously, we are. Tonight, in Koreatown at Karaoke. Inbetween reading endlessly for work, I'm taking a moment to open my mouth and sing with friends all in celebration of her birth. Many, many happy returns, dancing queen.

Thursday, April 05, 2007

new yorker gossip

If you're a New Yorker magazine junkie like me, you'll love this.