Monday, September 27, 2010

Things I Found In Or On Library DVD Cases Today

a half-smoked cigarette


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Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Work Story

Last night, two of my co-workers and I noticed this cookbook all about recipes you can make in a 9x13 pan. We were all pretty excited about how good it looked.

While we were geeking out about the book, an 11-(or so)-year-old girl came up to the desk and was like, "Ooh, what book is it?"

My co-worker Acacia: "It's a cookbook."

Girl: " . . . oh."

And it hit me: grown-ups are boring.

I still brought the cookbook home with me, though.
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Monday, September 6, 2010

What my friend asked me to bring to her place to unstick her bedroom door:
a flathead screwdriver

What I brought to my friend's place to unstick her bedroom door, just in case:
a flathead screwdriver
three additional flathead screwdrivers of varying handle lengths
a Phillips head screwdriver
a hammer
a pair of scissors
a ruler
a wire hanger
a plastic hanger
a flashlight
a bag of small paintbrushes (in case something needed poking with something long and skinny)
ninja star

What my friend used to unstick her bedroom door:
a flathead screwdriver

After the door opened, I tried to convince her to let me remove her defective doorknob (with the Phillips head), but she (wisely) decided to wait til after the holiday weekend and let her maintenance people do it.
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