need. sleep.

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011 21:47
sofiaviolet: from Threadless t-shirt: two kittens playing with a grenade (this will not end well)
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Saturday

Jamaica Plain library book sale!!!! I convinced Ellie to come with, and she drove. A good thing, since we bought a fair few books. Plus, she found me several that are somewhat related to my research. :) In exchange, I brought to her attention a Kate Bornstein book she didn't already own.

We spent some time hanging out with Cameryn. She's taking her one-woman plays, Phone Whore and slut (r)evolution, on tour. I also promised to put her in touch with people in Grand Forks to see if she could set something up there (since she'll be passing through anyway).

I cut out of that social engagement early to walk over to Stonybrook Fine Arts for a ring-making workshop. I retain the majority of the metalworking skills I learned in high school! Plus I have two nice rings now - hammered copper and shiny sterling with my initials on the inside. Size 4, because I have tinyhands.

And then I went on up to Cambridge to see slut (r)evolution at 10:30. Afterwards, there were post-show pancakes at Victoria's and I somehow wound up participating in a long conversation about weddings.

Sunday

Woke up late. Considering I didn't get home until 2:30, I think that's reasonable. Hauled myself over to Davis for Top Shelf Flea, and stopped at Goodwill and Buffalo Exchange on my way back. I am now the proud owner of a Simmons College coffee mug, for which I paid ninety cents.

Monday

Worked all day, Battletech all night. Actually, only until 11, which is a pretty early finish (at least within my current sample of three sessions).

Tuesday and Wednesday

Tired.

streamlining my closet

I have decided that my wardrobe must be decimated.

In the original sense of the word, that is. One of every ten things must go. This has many advantages:

* I get to say "decimate" a lot.
* It's a large enough goal to accomplish something (like getting my t-shirts back into a drawer)...
* ... but small enough that I will be able to work quickly.
* Because I am not agonizing over tough choices, I won't be tempted to ignore my quota.
* Since I'm dealing with batches of ten [skirts/tops/underpants/etc], I don't have to pull EVERYTHING out of the closet all at once.

Date: 2011-05-26 07:23 (UTC)
peoppenheimer: A photo of Paul Oppenheimer at the Australasian Association of Philosophy meeting. (Default)
From: [personal profile] peoppenheimer
I wish you strength for carrying out the decimation.

Date: 2011-05-26 14:37 (UTC)
peoppenheimer: A photo of Paul Oppenheimer at the Australasian Association of Philosophy meeting. (Default)
From: [personal profile] peoppenheimer
I'll be looking forward to hearing about how your training for the speaking is going. Always sending good thoughts your way for that.

Date: 2011-05-26 19:39 (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] alpheratz
I don't think I could decimate my wardrobe (I could maybe throw away half of it), but I totally approve of your project.

Ooh, Grand Forks, ND? I know a few people there, including a theater person, and my sister knows a ton. If you let me know when/if that's happening, I could let people on FB know.

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