Saturday, April 05, 2014
A good day for staying in.
The local BBQ joint makes the best ribs on earth, so I ordered a large order last night, nibbled around on a couple of them and brought them home. This morning I tumped the ribs into the crock pot with some garbanzo and white beans, and a roll of mild breakfast sausage. Also popped in some beef bullion gel and some roasted garlic, and it made up a fairly decent pot of beans.  Nice when the cooking is easy and tends itself.

It's cold and wet, which we desperately need in this drought-stricken place. A little on the chilly side, but I'll take it. At least I've got puppies to snuggle.
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Today I got out a bunch of perfume and decanted some samples for a couple of friends. I usually wear nitrile gloves for that task, but didn't bother today, for some reason.  My hands stink now, but it's a good kind of stink. It's a big stress-reliever to play around with the vials and bottles and girlie things. I need to do this more often.

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I knew things were going too well with my Research class.  Another person in my group is a go-getter and we've been lighting a fire the whole way under the other 5 group members. Unfortunately, they are mule-headed and lazy, so it looks like we're going to have to drag them kicking and screaming the whole way. This is disappointing, because the other go-getter and I sort of engineered things so that we'd finish our project early with room to spare and hopefully with a shoo-in for an A.  She and I have decided we'll do our utmost with the material we have, but that we won't do our work and theirs, too. Let the chips fall where they may.

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Recently discovered the insanely funny Squidbillies from Adult Swim. Profane in a way that is, for me, therapeutic.

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I've started sniffing around for a job, and I have to get serious about it. Hopefully I can find something I'll enjoy that won't make my summer stressful - I need a break from the high-tension existence. One down-side to my teeth meeting since my surgery is that now I can grit them.  Chipped a tooth a few weeks back.  Joy.

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Counting the minutes until semester is over.
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