August 31, 2008

Q: What is the customary fish slice? A: According to Wikipedia, the customary fish slice is often used in traditional Chinese cooking – especially noodle dishes. However, if, like me, you are less Chinese and more Norwegian, the customary fish slice might be a bit…stinkier.  Nothing says YUM like fish soaked in lye! Perhaps you…

August 29, 2008

Today, I am not going to talk about shoes, or martinis, or gardening, or running, or even the absence of running. Today, I am going to talk about politics. Like many people, I have been (kind of) watching the DNC convention this week. I stream C-Span at work, listen to NPR in the car, and…

August 28, 2008

Finally – I am home. And although I missed Al Gore’s speech *sob* I will at least get to hear Barack Obama’s. But, that’s not the wait I was talking about. The IMPORTANT wait that is over, is that I was finally able to do my wordle. I first saw it on Daily Kos today,…

August 28, 2008

So, yesterday was my first real Physical Therapy appointment. Real in the sense that we actually did something instead of looking at me being in pain. I also had someone different than the first appointment, and this person is a runner, so that’s kinda nice. We talked about goals. I had one. That goal was…

August 27, 2008

More fall trends.  Nordstrom’s Fall trends page lists four new trends: Rivets (Could be interesting) Fringe (Dear God, no) Biker Chic (so my style) and Tailored Sophistication (also good). So – an example of each: 1.  Riveting…. These are cute – a little overdone, I think.  The buckle on the toe might not be necessary,…

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