spring is coming…

I could smell it in the air this morning. I got out of the shower and looked out of the bathroom window and there was Mr. Sun! I tried to capture how beautiful and sparkly the sunlight glistening off of the crystals of snow on the roof of the kitchen was. It didn’t go so well. Instead, here is what downtown looked like from the parking garage at CSU when I arrived to work this morning. Today is lovely.

I am growing a potato vine, or something, in a glass jar. I don’t know if anything worthwhile will come of it, but it looks pretty in the kitchen window.

And now to figure out what gets planted this year. I love you, Mr. Sun.



Things I want to do this year: An ever updating list

Visit Falling Water: http://www.fallingwater.org

Meet Caprice

Name: Caprice

Occupation: Oyster Shucker

Favourite part about her job: “I like the special gloves and knife we get to use. Tre Chic!”

Least favourite part about her job: “My boss, Rodney, is a total pig. He is always trying to look down my shirt when I am bending over the oyster baskets.”

Favourite musical artist/group: Stevie Wonder

Favourite movie: School Daze

Where would she rather be right now: “My Mother needs a new left big toe, so I really should  be out looking for donors. Hey, do you need your left big toe anymore?”

Favourite book: Alexis de Tocqueville’s Democracy in America

Favourite type of food: Cheese

What she wanted to be when she was a child: A fire truck

Did she enjoy this interview: “Yes, until now.”

Currently Reading:

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I am on Chapter 5 and so far it is wonderful.

I want to be more interesting…

So I am going to go ahead and do that. Cool? Awesome.

Meet Filiberto

Name: Filiberto

Occupation: Felt tip pen designer

Favourite part about his job: “I really enjoy the different colours. I also like how many different types of felt tips there are. I mean, I can create combinations of tip and colour that would blow your mind!”

Least favourite part about his job: “One time the mauve canister exploded. It looked like a Law and Order crime scene for weeks! Try going home to your wife and explaining those stains!”

Favourite musical artist/group: The Pixies

Favourite movie: Casablanca

Where would he rather be right now: “Nowhere. This is a very lovely conversation we are having in the middle of the sidewalk in front of a book exchange bin.” (he added a smile so I snapped the photo above.)

Favourite book: The Giving Tree, by Shel Silverstein

Favourite type of food: Ethiopian (which he punctuated with a laugh and added, “They do eat more than a grain of rice, you know.”)

What he wanted to be when he was a child: An organ grinder with a monkey

Did he enjoy this interview: “Yes, very much.”

craigslist fun

Gay vintage din room set. HUH!??? – $175 (my van)

Date: 2009-12-02, 12:49AM EST
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6 chairs…2 leaves…low long buffett…not perfect but very cool design – simple med height back chairs…great for entertaining your gay pals! GAY!???? Heyyyyyyy made ya look right!?

* Location: my van
* it’s NOT ok to contact this poster with services or other commercial interests

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Set of lamps (new) – $65 (Fairview pk 44126)

Date: 2009-12-01, 9:52PM EST
Reply to: sale-je8g2-1490845617@craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?]

Table lamp +hanging lamp,white cap with trimming dark brass.(NEW) Call Rita or Franco

(notice no number is given)