Doing the Happy Dance!

Just got Pretties and Specials from the nice mail-lady. Ever since I finished Uglies two weeks ago, I’ve barely been able to contain myself. If you write YA–or even if you just enjoy a ripping good read– and you haven’t read these books, well…FOR GOD’S SAKE, WHY?! Get thee to a bookstore! Now, the only […]

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And we’re back…

…to square one, sort of. They offered him more–enough, actually, that we could afford it. For some reason, I never thought they would counter-offer. I had completely dismissed the whole thing from my mind. And now we’re back to seriously considering this, perhaps even more seriously than we did before. I even told my friends […]

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File Under: Famous Last Words

Listening to: Violent Femmes, “Blister in the Sun” I eagerly booted up the laptop this morning, my stomach churning as I waited for the desktop to appear. This is it. Today’s the day we find out if they’ll pay us enough to move. Outside, the snow had been falling since dawn. Two or three inches […]

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Listening to: Fallout Boy, “Bang the Doldrums” Just found this awesome Firefox plug-in. Download it, restart Firefox to install, and create an account. Then all you have to do is click the “Stumble!” button it creates in your browser, and you’re on your way to Catwaxing Heaven! I’m on there as “kbax” if you want […]

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It’s been a long, long while…

Listening to: Sugarcult, “Do It Alone” Sorry for the prolonged absence, imaginary readers. I’ve been up, down, out of town, back in town–you name it. And now I’m trying to procrastinate, and what better way to do that than the good ol’ blog? The current upheaval in my life is waiting to hear whether we’re […]

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