Monday, August 22, 2005

Some things that are true

  • I thought I saw a rat in the apartment two days ago.
  • I thought I saw a rat in the apartment yesterday.
  • It is Monday.
  • I baked two flaxseed and soy carrot cakes on Sunday.
  • My flaxseed-soy carrot cake actually tastes good.
  • On Saturday I ate vegan cake with "OM" written on it.
  • There is a lot of talk about food and eating, metaphorically, in the first books of the Upanishads.
  • I've been reading Orlando, by Virginia Woolf.
  • I've been reading fast-paced nonfiction about Papua New Guinea and Melanesia.
  • I have been thinking about tree kangaroos.
  • I've started writing poems every evening after reading the Upanishads and now I'm worried that I'm writing some dull feminist creation myth series. Feminist creation myths are great, but they've been done before.
  • Is a Buddhist angel a dharmapala or dodhisattva?
  • Encinitas, California has letter streets.
  • I am going to make some mint tea.

Today's Ailments

  • It is Monday
  • My bird is still ill. I have begun to suspect that he may be suffering from megabacteria. I hope this is not the case
  • I can't sleep. See above
  • Stomach cramps
  • Sore uddiyana bandha
  • Heebie-jeebies--nearly screaming meemies without the screaming part
  • Wheezing
  • Swolen throat
  • Stuffy nose
  • Hives on earlobes and the backs of knees

Friday, August 19, 2005

Today's ailments

  • excessive sleepiness
  • tight external rotators
  • bloating
  • blisters from wearing high-heel slingbacks yesterday
  • blotchy skin
  • bloodshot eyes
  • stress from missing boyfriend and taking care of sick bird.

Some things that are true

  • It is 84 and rainy.
  • Lester has an infection in the back of his throat and has to take an apple-flavored antibiotic. Afterwards he is allowed to eat hemp seeds.
  • I did not practice full primary-series today, but only the standing sequence.
  • I had leftover Mongolian dumplings for dinner.
  • I moved my coats and jackets from my closet to a newly-vacant closet. My coats and jackets take up the entire newly-vacant closet.
  • Someone has lost the key to the copy room.
  • I own an excessive number of beauty products.