9 of many

I’m having one of those days where I’m just sitting here being ridiculously happy for no specific reason. Which is how I spend a lot of my time, really. Here are a few of the possible causes, though: This weekend, which involved post-work tailgating, 4th-row seats at the Vikings game (thanks, Cindi!), bar-hopping in Northeast, brunch at the Happy Gnome, ...

singin’ sweet home alabama all summer long

We bought tickets to see Rage Against the Machine at Target Center during the RNC. I didn’t really care all that much that they were $60. I saw Rage exactly 15 years ago at the Lollapalooza they moved indoors (to the then-St Paul Civic Center!) because Harriet Island was underwater.(Side note: whenever a music fan gives me shit for being ...

blackjack anniversary

Oh man, I’ve been gone for a while! It’s possible I’ve been preoccupied. Almost two weeks and 5 different medications later, I think I’m cured. I hope I’m cured. That probably wasn’t actually the worst two weeks of my life by a long shot, but it sure felt like it at the time. I’m going to a specialist this afternoon ...

or a mandoline.

OH HOLY CRAP. So, why I haven’t been back to say hi this week is because I’m covered in hives. This is an entirely new phenomenon to me, as the last time I had them I was 6 months old. They determined at that point that I was allergic to penicillin, and I’ve never reacted to a thing since. I ...