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Friday Vari-e-tay: Martha, Jewerly, Gingitivis & More

1. Pretty jewelry on

2. I paid my bills today. Early. Because this dialogue from He's Just Not That Into You makes sense.

Alex: Guys invented the "spark" so that they could not call, and treat you kind of bad, and keep you guessing, and they convince you that that anxiety and that fear that they're throwing at you is actually, just a "spark". And you guys all buy it. You eat it up. And you love it. You love it because you feed off that drama. You all love that drama.

Gigi: I don't.

Oh really? So you never wait until the last minute on a deadline or phone bill because secretly you kind of love the drama of not knowing whether or not you're going to make it?


And let me guess. When you were stalking Conor the other night, were you obsessing about him calling, constantly pacing back and forth and staring at your phone for days even though the date was just kind of mediocre?

Ha. Okay, yeah?

Because you all thrive on the drama!
3. All week I have been reading this article on Martha Stewart in little pieces. It's fascinating. And it proves (in my opinion) that farming, self-sufficiency, and the simple life are indeed a luxury available only to the wealthy. Or perhaps the incarcerated...

4. I don't like going to the dentist. Not because I am in danger of getting gingivitis (interestingly, low calcium intake is linked to increased chances of gingivitis), or the fact that even mentioning gingivitis makes me think of the basement office my childhood dentist had, complete with fake wood panelling on the walls and a giant poster of a grimacing green monster that I think was Gingivitis. No, I don't like the dentist because I have TMJ syndrome and holding my mouth open so wide for so long is painful. On the plus side, I left with a new toothbrush, three sample tubes of toothpaste, and an order to come every six months. Sigh.

5. Everyone should be listening to
Donora these days. Don't they look fun?


steph said…
interesting, that dialogue piece about waiting last minute to pay bills is one i totally DON'T identify with at all! i don't find that to be dramatic or thrilling in any way!
jevy said…
If you like this stuff. You should check out emsuic. Donora's on there.. so if you pay the CD it's cheap!
Beth said…
steph - i agree that they're not exactly the same...but both are sources of stress in my life (i am terrible at remembering when bills are due).

jev - thanks for the recommend! i will check it out.
it's beautiful said…
Cool! thx for the mention :)
Anonymous said…
Donora is old news....I found them a year ago. Whoop!!
Beth said…
it's beautiful - no problem!

and mr. cutting-edge, why don't you throw some more suggestions my way, since you know all the newest news?

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