• that i really now know how much all my california girls added to my life
  • i get to spend more time with my brother
  • i have to start all over - sometime that's wonderful but mostly it's just hard
  • i am now a home owner
  • i am learning about the mysterious and illusive ways of the general contractor
  • that i often wish i could undo everything and go home
  • my hair has been re-introduced to humidity with less than fabulous results
jul 1 2007 ∞
jul 1 2007 +
  • hugs from little children and non-lecherous friends.
  • lecherous hugs from the right person.
  • my family and their sense of humor.
  • the gratiousness of others who allow you to f-up while you're learning.
  • forgiveness.
  • persistence and perserverance always pay off (even if not the way you planned).
  • there are probably more happy surprises in your life than nasty ones.
  • you can always learn.
  • you can always grow.
  • well-meaning smiles from strangers.
apr 24 2006 ∞
apr 24 2006 +
  • kitchen sink
  • stove
  • cabinetry
  • countertops
  • floor moldings
  • the floor, in places
  • 5 light fixtures
  • hangers
  • my furniture

But I am here, with my air mattress, computer and a borrowed cardtable - which is progress

sep 10 2007 ∞
sep 10 2007 +
  • woke up feeling sorry for myself (this happens more often than it should, i have an active dream life).
  • learned through an accident of timing that my closest cousin was hospitalized today and will likely lose what was to be her first child.
  • stopped feeling sorry for myself.
  • told my brother that i love him.
  • regained my equilibrium through gardening and kept my fingers crossed.
  • compared floor plans with my neighbor.
  • got a rejection letter in the mail.
  • ate an andronico's ginger bread with tea.
  • sat in the dark typing, not unhappily.
may 20 2006 ∞
may 20 2006 +

Numbers I've been given since I moved. Some solicited, some not solicited.

  • Jazz flute player from the Prospect Park Drum Circle
  • Older, very nice, artist couple in Battery Park - I shall visit them sometime on Staten Island
  • Good guy in bar who uttered the saddest phrase ever ..."My former fiance..."
  • A menagrie of ladies with whom I hope to play tennis
  • Direct tech line for Apple Care "Genius"
sep 20 2007 ∞
sep 20 2007 +
  • donate my eggs
  • drag my neighbor's trash can to the curb on thurday nights
  • work with the kids at mlk middle school (hooligans!)
  • clean out the dryer lint trap
  • commit murder (though i can't imagine how love would necessitate it)
  • commit major felonies in general
  • harbor fugitives (see felonies)
  • wear leg warmers with pointy toed flats (heaven help me!)
  • give sponge baths
  • phone sex
may 21 2006 ∞
may 21 2006 +