November 19th, 2004

flavored with age

Hoch hech!

Attention LJ friends-list people: have any of you done any home-brewing? I'm looking for creative new ways to get drunk, and may be embarking on a homebrew trip sometime around New Year's. Your advice would be appreciated.

In other news...let's see, what's going on I can bore you all with? Got an e-mailed response from an interview subject for a music feature I'm doing for one of the local papers I write for, and it's charming, but it's also proof that you don't have to be very smart to be a rock star. Sent out a raft of short story submissions to highbrow print journals no one has ever heard of, and will be sending out another Cuban-refugee-boatful next week. Making a desperate attempt to be social this weekend, since I haven't seen any of my friends in a coon's age and it seems like most of my days recently have been spent hunched in front of a computer watching the Weather Channel. Went to an interesting sustainability seminar this week, and now have the unwelcoming task of trying to convince my company's management that we should engage in a program of sustainability while they tell me to shut my cake hole and get back to data entry. Worked a ten-hour shift yesterday and enjoyed it almost as much as I enjoy cramming thick wood splinters undeer my toenails. Am very excited about December, since I'll get to see my gal not once but twice. Am set to start Christmas shopping this week and next and am actively encouraging those of you who have appeared on my shopping lists before or will appear on them now to tell me what the hell you want, because otherwise you're getting bad poems, newspaper clippings, mix CDs and rubber novelties.

Aren't you glad you didn't ask! And now, back to hunching in front of the computer watching the Weather Channel. Watch as I become a recluse before your eyes!