January 22nd, 2007

20111112, Marilee

Assorted Stuff

The WashPost KidsPost asked kids for new words and one of them suggested "bleen." Just a bit behind the times.

Julie Phillips' Tiptree biography is a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle prize.

I canceled my visual fields appt for today last night when the snow reached two inches and the freezing rain started. The ramp & sidewalks are clear, but there's still frozen snow on the striped area next to my van. I emailed management to ask them to put the curbcuts & striped areas back on the snow contract, and made another VS appt.

(The TV news just said an elderly man suffered hyperthermia after being left on a bus overnight. I bet the prompter was right and the anchor read it wrong.)

The Giant has 12-packs of ramen on sale for $1, and I'm going to buy some of those. I think that will help with the quick-cooking/low-protein problem.

The cats know it's time for dry food. They're ganging up on me.