Monthly Archives: June 2012

This Heat Wave is Making Me Miserable

This is how I feel.

It has come to my attention over my 28 years on this planet that extremely white people are just not cut out for heat waves. Like at all. The past two days in New York City have been absolutely brutal, and I am seriously (seriously!) considering a move to northern Scotland, Ireland, or somewhere on the UK countryside where I can enjoy dampness and cool sea air for the rest of my life. (It’s also possible that I have a warped sense of what these countries are like on a day-to-day basis. I blame Kate Middleton.)

I’ve tried to categorize for you the reasons why I, as an extremely pale female of mainly-Irish descent, should be so uncomfortable with this extreme weather, and I’ve found that not only am I extremely sensitive, I’m also a total complainer and a bit of a brat. But I know you’ll all bear with me.

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Scenes from San Francisco

I’ve been negligent in my posting lately, and I never even let you guys see scenes from Mom’s bday trip to Napa and San Francisco. Well, without further ado, I give you the Benziger Winery/Vineyard, The Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, Lombard Street, Golden Gate Park and some kid who is street performing without supervision. Which I found really weird. Maybe he’s just a very little man? There’s no telling. Ok, here we go:

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Is It Too Much To Ask To See A Triple Crown Winner In My Lifetime?

Photo courtesy of the New York Times.

Today’s news that I’ll Have Another was scratched from Saturday’s Belmont Stakes was devastating to me. Every year I get so excited that it might be the year I’ll see a horse win the Triple Crown. And every year I’m disappointed. I mean, clearly I should be upset that this poor horse is suffering with some kind of tendonitis in his leg. And I am. But I’m also selfish and there are things that I want, nay need, to see happen in my lifetime.

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