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23 Apr 2013

Happy 23rd of April.

Written by sally @ 1:33 pm — Section: sally

1. Overheard:

Person 1: What’s the sexual orientation of unicorns?
Person 2: I think they’re all virgins.

2. Today at a meeting someone apologized to me for their weird behavior three years ago. Then an older fellow said I was wacky. Dream day!

3. Today is also Spike’s 5th birthday! Longtime readers, can you believe that mess? It seems like only yesterday that I was talking about my cervix too much around here.

4. I’m reading The Dinner. I hear it’s going to get crazeballs but it hasn’t kicked in yet. Other things I’ve read lately: Birds of a Lesser Paradise by Megan Mayhew Bergman (AWESOME STORIES — I loved this collection), The Secret Keeper by Kate Morton (sort of cheesy, yet rewarding), Stranger Things Happen by Kelly Link (creepy/weird/awesome stories), Mothers and Other Monsters by Maureen F. McHugh.

5. If you need some adorable Frenchness to enliven your world, may I recommend the movie Romantics Anonymous? The recurring song throughout the whole thing is “I Have Confidence” from The Sound of Music (in French, of course!). Also there is chocolate.

2 Responses to “Happy 23rd of April.”

  1. Liz said:

    I thoroughly enjoyed reading that entry from 2008. You might even say it was classically 2008, what with all the sweet reality show references and you sort of foreshadowing the great Bethenny empire to come. Happiest of birthdays (and Administrative Professionals Day) to Spike!

  2. Sara Leah said:

    4. I love the Kelly Link collection. I read it soon after my first foray into the world of Judy Budnitz. Lots of wacky thoughts about magical realism running around in my cranium after that.

    5. I keep seeing that film on Netflix. I will check it out. Three contemporary French films that I can definitely recommend streaming on Netflix right now: “The Day I Saw Your Heart” with Melanie Laurent, “Nobody Else But You” with Sophie Quinton and Jean-Paul Rouve and “Ca$h” with Jean Dujardin.