Monday, June 21, 2010

There's Not a Line That Goes Here That Rhymes With Anything

I took a bunch of pics of all the artwork up at my Kris' shop while we were in there for Coadster's tattoo. You'll probably be seeing more of it than you want, but it should be a nice break from my garden pics.

I tried to make today as relaxing as possible. Work is busy with all the final transcripts from high schools and colleges and all the orientation kids in and out of the office. So, I figured it would be nice to just rest up when I'm home for a day or two.

I did find out that my protein levels are still one point too low to donate plasma. I have to wait until the 29th to go back and get tested again. I asked the nurse if she thought it could be the running depleting my protein and she said definitely. She suggested I take a day or two off from running before I get my next blood test. It might make me a little itchy, but I'll try it and see if that helps.

I keep thinking I'm going to bake cookies after work, but then it keeps being humid and hot and I keep not having air conditioning, so it doesn't happen. Maybe tomorrow night...

Keeping up with the randomness of this post. I just found out through FB that there's going to be a book festival here on my birthday weekend. I don't know who all else, but I know Jane Smiley and the chick who wrote the Time Traveler's Wife will both be here to read. What a great gift for me.

You all were right. I'm loving reading Frankenstein right now. I was going to read the book Angelology after that, but then a friend suggested Jonathan Franzen and a grad student in my office let me borrow his copy of The Corrections, so I want to finish that as soon as possible so I can get it back to him.

Okay. That's probably more of my ADD than you can handle in one post. Come back tomorrow, when I might actually finish a whole thought..Or maybe not.


rel said...

Freud would like your free flow of ideas. :)

Tara said...

I need to make more cookies or brownies soon. I like it when my coworkers like my cooking, but I've also thought about bringing in something semi-healthy for them.

laura b. said...

ADD posts rule!

Oh, I'm so jealous...Jane Smiley is one of my favorite writers. I think Horse Heaven and Moo are my favorite books of hers. I also like Ten Days in the Hills. And ooohhhh...I really liked The Corrections too!

Ananda girl said...

Have you made cookies from a cake mix? Any cake mix, 1/3 of a cup of oil and 2 eggs plus any goodies you want to add like reese's pieces,etc. Mix with a spoon, drop on a sheet and bake at 350 for 10 minutes more or less depending on your oven. They take very little effort and are yummy!

booda baby said...

What a great birthday gift! I look forward to catching you at a book festival. I mean, you know. After you write your book.

I am so slow, getting around to novels. I just finished one from 2005. Frankenstein, as in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein? I like how that book was written. What crazy kids they all were.

Johnny Rojo said...

Let me know what you think of the Franzen book-- it sounds interesting.

I remember the whole Oprah donnybrook over "The Corrections." A lot of people viewed him as ungrateful, but having worked as a clerk at a Barnes and Noble when I was student-teaching in 1997, it was a little startling to see how people flocked to buy the books she recommended.