Saturday, January 31, 2004

On Why Purses Are Not Necessary
1. If you can't fit it in your pocket, you probably don't really need it
2. It is harder to put down your pocket and forget it
3. Most purses are not very attractive
4. Most purses aren't big enough to hold text books
5. Hands free is a much better way to be

Friday, January 30, 2004

My Current Favorite Palm Pilot Uses
1. Playing backgammon
2. Keeping appointments
3. Emergency flashlight (from the back lit LCD screen, yo!)
4. Very small and compact umbrella
5. Defensive weapon

Thursday, January 29, 2004

B's Funny TV Watching Rules
1. Always stop and watch sappy made for TV movies
2. Try to avoid watching sitcom characters embarrass themselves
3. Commercials are for flipping
4. Only watching one show at a time is boring
5. Obsessions are key

Wednesday, January 28, 2004

Thesis Excitment
1. My advisor told me to come up with a thesis topic by today
2. So I did
3. And he really liked it
4. So I officially have a topic
5. Now I just have to do a wee bit more research.....

Tuesday, January 27, 2004

Things That Can Be Accomplished By 10:00 AM
1. Excercising
2. Showering
3. Breakfasting
4. Sorting Laundry
5. Climbing back into bed

Monday, January 26, 2004

Ways To Wake Up A Sleeping Person
1. Jump up and down on the bed
2. Cold hands on warm skin
3. Chorus of screech owls
4. Let in the sunlight
5. Re-organize the pots and pans drawer

Sunday, January 25, 2004

Possible Things To Put On My Empty Shelf
1. Seashells
2. Painted rocks
3. Small figurines
4. More books or cds
5. Pictures of B

Saturday, January 24, 2004

Things To Work On
1. My thesis
2. Good Valentine's Day gift for B
3. Re-organizing the front closet
4. Birthday present for G
5. Actually posting lists on a daily basis

Friday, January 23, 2004

Ways To Extend Your Weekend
1. Call in sick
2. Arrange for a snow day
3. Get stuck in a time loop and repeat Sunday over and over
4. Break your leg
5. Get fired

Thursday, January 22, 2004

My Favorite Lamps In Our Apartment
1. The goldfish lamp
2. Becky's little blue lamp
3. My little white clip on lamp
4. The turtle lamp
5. The long skinny desk lamp

Wednesday, January 21, 2004

I Like Becky Even Though...
1. She eats grape flavored suckers
2. She stays up really late
3. She like to sleep in really late
4. She procrastinates big time
5. She's much taller than I could ever hope to be

Tuesday, January 20, 2004

Yay For Funny Lesbians
1. Ellen
2. Rosie
3. Elvira Kurt
4. Suzanne Westenhoffer
5. Sabrina Matthews

Monday, January 19, 2004

MLK Jr Day List: Things There Could Be More Of In The World
1. Love
2. Peace
3. Understanding
4. Compassion
5. Tolerance

Sunday, January 18, 2004

Reasons To Go To The Toledo Storm Minor Leage Hockey Game
1. I like watching hockey
2. I've never been to a live hockey game before
3. New adventures are always good
4. It's "family day" at the game
5. Time spent hanging out with Becky and Nate can't be bad

Reasons Not To Go To The Hockey Game
1. It costs money
2. Scary people
3. Scary people's children
4. An abundance of beer available to the scary people
5. Scary traffic

Saturday, January 17, 2004

A Saturday Afternoon Shopping Trip
1. JC Penny
2. Copy of "Girlfriends" from Barnes and Nobles
3. Purple paint from Michaels
4. Milk from The Pharm
5. Home again

Friday, January 16, 2004

Trivial Pursuit With The Fox Force Five
1. Martina Navratilova
2. Nope, not the usual tennis player this time
3. Team Abby ... and Tom
4. Amy stealing Wayde's vote (but asking nicely first)
5. What type of panda specifically?

Thursday, January 15, 2004

Colors Of Candles In Our Living Room
1. Purple
2. Sea blue
3. Sea green
4. Sand
5. Christmas red

Wednesday, January 14, 2004

Popular Lesbian Vacation Destinations
1. Olivia Cruises
2. Provincetown
3. Fire Island
4. St. Croix
5. Key West

**Is it bad that this is only the third day of classes and I am already thinking about vacations?

Tuesday, January 13, 2004

First Day Of Graduate School List
1. Drove to school
2. Talked to Russ
3. Talked to Nick
4. Researched
5. Drove home

Monday, January 12, 2004

Things That Remind Me Of Geoff
1. Clearly Canadian
2. Dremmel tools
3. Grandfather sweaters
4. Woks
5. Blue corn tortilla chips

Sunday, January 11, 2004

Things We Bought At IKEA
1. One big book shelf and three matching cd towers
2. Five triangle candles
3. One plastic bag holder
4. Four woven placemats
5. One red single drawer unit

Saturday, January 10, 2004

Binnie's Christmas
1. We drove down to Centerville to do Christmas with Binnie
2. But she got a flat tire on the way home from work
3. Then had to go buy presents that she hadn't gotten yet
4. Then shower and change
5. And so she didn't show up until 11 pm ... sheesh

Friday, January 09, 2004

Fun Colors Of Shirts In My Closet
1. Yellow
2. Coral
3. Sage greenn
4. True blue
5. Purple stripe

Thursday, January 08, 2004

Why We Used To Love The West Wing
1. Meaningful story lines that were interesting
2. Good strong female characters
3. Witty humor
4. Intelligent humor
5. The Danny-CJ relationship

Wednesday, January 07, 2004

Fun Things To Do On Winter Break
1. Re-arrange your bedroom
2. Sleep
3. Watch movies
4. Play violin
5. Sing and dance around the living room

Tuesday, January 06, 2004

Growing Up Moments
1. Saying “no” to friends
2. Realizing your parents are fallible and loving them regardless
3. Keeping up your grades during the last semester of high school
4. Surviving your first semester of college
5. Moving the last boxes of childhood keepsakes out of your parents’ house

Monday, January 05, 2004

Christmas With The Extended Rickert Family
1. Janice and Carolyn were late
2. They brought an injured puppy
3. To which Beth was allergic
4. Dinner at the Chinese buffet
5.Terrible weather, as usual

Sunday, January 04, 2004

Things At Which To Smile
1. Bald drooling babies
2. A clean room
3. Warm down slippers on cold nights
4. Old worn out jeans that fit just right
5. An old couple holding hands as the walk through the park

Saturday, January 03, 2004

Trip Down Memory Lane With The Bobbsy Twins
1. Nan, Bert, Freddie and Flossie
2. Laughing when Mom made up lines in Bobbsy Twins’ books
3. Laughing even harder when Mom read the actual lines in the Bobbsy Twins books
4. The little fat fireman and the little fat fairy (good self esteem building there, Mr. Bobbsy)
5. Dinah the cook who always packed delicious picnics with lots of chocolate cake

Friday, January 02, 2004

Favorite Childhood Books
1. The Bobbsy Twins
2. The Visit
3. The Tomten and the Fox
4. Stopping By the Woods on a Snowy Evening
5. The Baby-sitters’ Club

Thursday, January 01, 2004

Things To Do For Aunt Tricia
1. Find Mahjong instructions
2. Print Mahjong instructions
3. Mail Mahjong instructions
4. Mail chocolate covered soy nuts
5. Mail honey roasted soy nuts