Summer Thoughts: Café Irreal, Today’s “The View”, Mysterious Insomnia

Amazing: self has discovered that she can actually operate as a credible semblance of a human being, even with no sleep. At all. For that reason alone, today should be a very very very good day. (Just imagine, however, how much better and how much more productive self could be if she’d had at least four hours — !!! Gnashing of teeth)

Self has some very good news to share with dear blog readers: A short piece, “Appetites,” has just been accepted for Café Irreal’s Issue # 31 (Yaaay !!!) The site’s editors are currently visiting Prague, home of the greatest short story writer in the world, Franz Kafka.

And today, in contrast to yesterday, when the backyard was filled with men climbing our trees and conducting noisy conversations, self has the garden all to herself again: it is quiet, Read the rest of this entry »

A Most Successful Day

For the following reasons:

  1. Self succeeded in seeing “Food, Inc.” (Thumbs up! Only, self doesn’t know if she can eat a chicken ever again — not unless it is “certified organic” and costs $4.99/ lb.!  And, um, Michael Pollan is quite attractive, which definitely contributes to the eye candy factor. And he lives in a house with nice, pale yellow walls. Other things self learned while watching this movie: 1) The average American supermarket carries 47,000 items, and 2) Three of her favorite snack foods — Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, Pringle’s, and Goldfish Crackers — contain “genetically modified” substances.
  2. Self had a chance to drop by Classico Gelato Read the rest of this entry »

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