Sunday, August 25, 2002

"Your Body is a Wonderland" by John Mayer. What a wonderfully sensual song. Ahhhhh. The MP3 link at the beginning is the live version, I believe. It's a little slower paced than that which is on the album...makes it even more sensual.

Thursday, August 22, 2002

Wearable gems made from human cremains on the horizon -- Turning carbon remains of a cremation into gemstones. Interesting idea. I'm not sure that I'm sold on it, but ya know, having a box of ashes sit around doesn't quite seem as cool as having a gemstone made of their remains. Oh, but can you see it now...lawsuits over the accidental mixing of cremains. Who does the diamond actually belong to?? Oh, and how can you possibly know how much of a carat weight one will make? When I die, will I make a really BIG diamond? Hmmm...time will tell.

Monday, August 19, 2002

Pads and tampons. If you're feeling squeamish already, continue down to the next post. :-) Just a wee complaint in this department. Stop freakin' changing the packaging and brand names. In the last few years I've had to spend more and more time perusing the plethora of catamenial products than, frankly, I have wanted to spend. Regular. Super. Super Plus. Ultra. Etc, etc. If they could just STOP the "progress" here, I might be able to figure it out what combination of products work best for me. There's nothing worse than having an urgent need for the things and going to the store and not being able to find the brand/style/size you're used to. If you can't locate it, you have to just guess...a potentially embarassing risk, ya know? Is the Kotex Maxi as maxed as the Always Maxi? Is the Playtex Super as super as the Kotex Super? One never knows until it's too late. ;-)
Again, in the same vein of products, during my recent perusuals, I've discovered a new and laughable discovery. Thong panty liners. They're shaped like a wedge....well, which is the way they need to be shaped for a thong, but come on... THONG LINERS? On 1/2 inch of fabric, is there that much concern that ya might have "moisture" hitting the thing? If there's an excess "moisture" problem, maybe ya ought to not be wearing the thong at that time? I know I'm not convinced that the liners would even stay put. We're only working with a little adhesive and 1/4 inch of paper products. I have a distinct feeling that the liner would quickly wad up in my bum. Is it just me?

Thursday, August 08, 2002

Lebanese food. Nummy! I had an opportunity to try it last night. I thought Italian was garlic laden. No sirrrrreee...Lebanese food wins, hands down. Good for you and great for your breath. Don't let anyone tell ya otherwise. :-) Anyway, the food is kind of Greekish/Arabic but no foot cheese flavoring. (There's a dish that ya get at Greek restaurants that I cannot stand...it tastes like feet! Not that I eat a lot of feet, mind you...) Anyway, if you're in the St. Paul area, the place I visited was Beirut Restaurant on Robert Street. For those of you unfamiliar with the area, there's a distinct lack of good dining on Robert Street...a few decent chain restaurants and a few dives, that's about it. This place is a major coup! Good stuff, Maynard.