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So see, I told Sara that I'd follow her to her dealership this morning and she said she'd be at my house a bit before 8. So I turn off my alarm and fall asleep and Mo comes in like, Aren't you supposed to take Sara? And I look out the window and she's out there. So I run and open my door and she comes in and I rush about to get ready, and then she decides we won't go, and she'll just reschedule with the one downtonw. (Cause she didn't know about the downtown one.) Blah. So I think I forgot to put on deoderant, I'm still not sure what t-shirt I grabbed and I feel over all gross. Nice.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

Answers

Ooh, you sound so sexy.

Crisis! Chris thinks Royal Danish is too "fussy"!

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


Ack! What, why? Send me a link!

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

http://www.replacements.com/webquote/images/P0000043286S3317T2.jpg

I was like, "Fussy? As opposed to the ones where the knife handles are covered with 28 pieces of fruit and flowers?" We agreed that we will take a trip to Beverly Bremer to look at many different patterns. I think when he sees Royal Danish next to the more floral, truly fussy patterns, he'll come to his senses.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


You're kidding, right? On what planet is Royal Danish fussy?

The doctor. Nice medication. Nasal spray. I feel so much better.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


Oh, and I would love to look at wedding dresses, if we see a place.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


Planet Chris, apparently. At first, I thought he might have thought I meant to have Royal Danish as our stainless pattern, so I said, "Oh, no, no - that's not for everyday - that's for the sterling flatware." He knew that I meant sterling, though. I said, "Do you want something that's full of flowers??" And he said that he didn't, but he wanted us to look and see if we saw something that we would both love. Ugh. To Beverly Bremer we go. He did love the Mottahedeh, though. Mercifully. We agree on the crystal, too. The regular vs. non-stick battle wages on, though.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

Maybe you can call ahead to Beverly Bremer and have them show him a lot of Francis I and Repousse to contrast?

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

Aha! Hannah, you're brilliant.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

Sneaky and manipulative, at least.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

I, T, leave you, C, $30,000 in student loan debt and a very girly car.

HA!

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001



Are you going to register for everyday flatware, or do you like what you have now?

Re: journalcon. Hannah - anymore thought? If you did want to go, we could stay with my brother. Of course, I'd have to tell him about my journal before then, but that could happen.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


I was so bad yesterday. After my doctor's appointment, I LIED to Banana Republic.

Remember my red belted trench coat? Well, I lost the belt. And I knew I was never, ever going to wear it again, so I returned it (fortunately I bought it at the ghetto CambridgeSide Galleria BR) and said I bought it without a belt, and they told me they would find one, and never did. And they took it back. I do not know if I can truly enjoy the red silk halter and cute black tank with build in shelf-bra and striped straps I got as the result of my deceit.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


It'd have to be a last minute decision for me (like if I could get a dirt cheap fare). Right now, I don't think so. It's all about the money.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

That's what I figured. I won't decide until the last minute either. It's easy for me as I'd just drive.

So. Y'all wanna know how else pam is a liar and a hypocrite? You'll die.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


Please? Yes. Is it worse than lying to a store which has been nothing but nice to her for her entire life?

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


Re: Banana. Sometimes you deserve stuff or free. Especially when you spend so much money there. Tis okay. They didn't really lose any money anyway, as you originally paid for the coat. You just switched out merch. Right?

Okay. You know how pam has said *repeatedly* that her contract might not get renewed and she couldn't pay for Squishy and right now the ads just pay for the forum etc.?

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


Yep.

Yeah, I suppose. But I did lose the belt. Oh well.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


Her contract is up on July 7th (or so) and Eric said she might quit because she couldn't pay for it anymore etc. So he told me how much she pays a month and what she makes from ChickClick.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

pamie.com costs her $300 a month in hosting fees. That's a decent chunk of change. Like a car payment, right? I wouldn't pay that just becuase. But that's for the forum, not for the journal, obviously. And the forum is what makes her money. That's where she gets her page views.

But it always seemed like she was making just enough to recoup her costs, right?

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


Joh, you can't keep dragging this on! I want to know it all, now.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

In her contract she has what's known as a minimun. So no matter what her page views, she gets x amount of dollars a month, but then usually more than that.

Her minimum?

$1800

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


You're kidding.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

No. I am not. So bitch makes at LEAST a $1500 profit a month. Probably more like 2k.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

But the thing that really kills me is that, no wonder she kept the padding around. It wasn't costing her money. It was breaking her server or pushing her to spend more and more money.

And the fact that she would quit the whole thing rather than just dump the forum. I was like, well if her contract doesn't get renewed, can't she just get rid of the forum? And he was like - but that's what makes her money.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


That's insane. Ridiculous, and insane.

I was wondering why Omar kept talking about trying to get a Snowball contract, if Pam's was such a bad deal, and up in the air, as she made it seem.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


And, it's not that she would "lose" the contract. She'd lose her guaranteed minimum, and would be paid on straight page views. So she's still make at LEAST enough to pay for the server.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

And this clearly is hush, as Eric told me in confidence.

What time is your flight on Thurs?

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


Of course.

And wow. Does Eric think it's wrong of her to lie about this to her readers?

We arrive at 2:47. The plan is to get in and, er, check out the room. Then I think we're meeting GillianBoardman from 3WA for drinks. Do you and Eric want to just call us when you get in?

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


I don't know if he knows she lies because he doesn't read her anymore. I was just shocked that she made that much and then still has the gall to whine about how expensive it is and how she does it because she loooooves it. What. Ever.

Yeah. We'll proabably get to the hotel around 10? I hope.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


You'd think other people with similar contracts would notice, at least.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

Yeah. But maybe they don't know the particulars of her contract. I don't know. Or maybe she considers writing for it and moderating as part of the getting paid thing. It's stupid.

I have no money. I just called to check my balance. Yikes! I didn't think I spent that much this weekend. I still haven't gotten my tax returns. My brother gave me a number to call, but you need to know the amount you're supposed to get back and I can't find my form. Shit.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


Did you efile? I love efile - I got my refund within two weeks.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

No. And I didn't mail it until April 15th or whatever, but it's the end of June. I should've gotten it by now. My brother got his. YIkes! I need that money.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

I efiled. And got my return ages ago.

At least we'll all be semi-frugal in Vegas.

Nat and Sean and Matt are taking me to my Boston birthday dinner tonight, here: http://www.bostonchefs.com/clients/Oleana/menu/index.html

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


I went out to dinner and stuff this weekend. I spent too much. Now I'm in trouble. And I get paid every week, but I have stuff that needs to be paid now. Can't wait till Friday.

Why must the government mess with me? Why?

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


I think I may take T Goes To Town down. Chris doesn't know about it, and it's a little late to tell him now, and I don't want him to find out about without having heard about it from me.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

Do you think he'd react negatively to it? Like, how dare you write all this and not tell me?

Would you consider password protecting it? Then you could say it was just for your friends.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


Oh, that's a good idea, yes.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

Password protecting it is a good idea - he knows I keep a journal and that I usually write it at work - I could tell him that I did it in an online format because it was easier for me - which is true.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

That's what I would do. And not just because I'm selfish and want to read more tgoestotown.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

All I can think about is my scallops. The chef at Oleana used to be at Casablanca, and her scallops are the yummiest things. Ever. Is it dinner time yet?

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

Today just keeps getting worse. I just jammed the shit out of my finger.

Blah.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


It can join my jammed finger, at least, which still hurts.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

Can I go home now?

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

I think so. Just tell your boss you are smelly and in pain.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

I would except I'm taking Friday off and dont' have the days. Poopy. Maybe I'll work outside after lunch.

Why do I have to be all broke before VEGAS? Thank god pool time is free, right?

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


Yes. Thank god.

Gambling to a minimum for me, too. I want to try roulette ONCE, do a tiny bit of the cheap blackjack, and some slots.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


Oh yeah. Dollar blackjack only. But it's fun over there. You can play for hours on 20 bucks. (Unless you have a shitty streak right out of the gate.) Eric and I played dollar blackjack for almost 2 hours on $20 each. I'm not sure if it was 2 hours, but it was 4 vodka tonics worth, that I know.

Did you get that link I sent you yesterday?

Oh, this is waht I wanted to discuss. I read a bunch of Star Canyon reviews, and they all said it was lot more expensive than citysearch lists it to be. I just wanted to make sure we were all for sure on that place for dinner on Sat. night.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


T - no response to the pamie/chick click money thing?

It's just so scandelous!

And if pam is only paying $300 a month, I imagine 3wa isn't all that much more. However, they pay for it out of pocket, but it seemed like a lot of people were donating, buying stuff, so. . .. And I know Stee has said he'd LIKE to make a profit off 3wa, but is it really profit if it's coming from donations?

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


Maybe we should do something else, then. Benihana's isn't too bad. And fun.

I did. I want to go there, too.

Sara explained the cost thing for 3WA on chat. I didn't follow, but basically they are saving for their own server, so they don't keep having to delete threads and crashing it. It costs a LOT more than pamie.com to run, too.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


Oh, and Kevin seemed unenthusiastic about my wearing my Tiara my entire birthday, even on the plane, idea. Too bad. It's not his birthday.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

I'm willing to pay for a good meal - their menu is online, I recal, and it didn't seem too bad. You could go to Zagat.com and search under Las Vegas listings, and then sort for the best restaurants, and then sort by price. Zagat is, like, the Bible for Chris and I when we go eat. Yum. Food.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

Oh - the Pam thing? It's all about the attention. It's all about the fawning teenagers begging her to stay. Whatever. Her entries are pretty crappy, anyway. If she really cared abotu her readers, she'd dump the forum like a hot rock.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

There are no prices on their online menu. We can always make the reservation, and swing by on Friday to check the prices on the menu.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

Judging from similar restaurants in Atlanta, I'd guess that appetizers range from $7-$11, and entrees range from $14-$25.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

That was my guess, too.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

Citysearch said their entrees were around $20, but one reader said they got no app, no dessert, and a cheap bottle of wine, and for 2 people it was a $100. That scares me.

But if we make that our one big dinner, I'm cool with it. We should just drink the rest of our meals.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


It could just be their wine list that's outrageous.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

What the hell did those people eat??

Star Canyon is too new to have a cost rating from Zagat, but most of the other ones do - Chinois looks good - it comes in at $30/person. I believe that the Zagats are normal humans, and a drink or two is included in that estimate.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


Oh, and the Mexican place I wanted to go to Friday night (Garduno's) is cheap. I figured there could be no meeting of the Hannahs without some queso.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

Here's the Zagat Top Food list, sorted from least expensive to the most expensive:

http://www.zagat.com/List/Results.asp? ID=1&PID=1&LID=28&LSID=5003&BRW=23&NDPH=Top+Food&SBY=14&PG=1

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


No, they said they got appetizers and dessert in that review, Joh.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

There are mosr lists at Zagat, like Favored by 20's, etc., but those were crap-ass ones like Applebees and California Pizza Kitchen.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

http://www.unlv.edu/Tourism/StarCanyon.html

I found prices. I'm so crafty. See, the appetizers all look almost better to me than the entrees anyway.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


Gah! Mama Ninfa died! (Or so says the Pineapple.)

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

We could - Chris and I do this a lot - get a lot of booze and a lot of appetizers.

Y'all! Can we go see Steven Wright! I love him! Maybe on Sunday night?

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


Gaah! Noooooooooooooooooo!

My mom is in Houston right now - God Bless Mama Ninfa, Patron Saint of Tacos Al Carbon!

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


I won't be there Sunday night.

Yes, I read that about Mama Ninfa too. Sad.

The lot of apps and booze is almost always the way to go at expensive places.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


God, I love cumin. Love it. I use it all the time. And mole. Ole! Mole is like, my favorite thing, ever.

Chris and I are poor this month. Wah. I want to go to Zocalo.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


What time Sunday night? How much?

I'm on hold for reservations right now.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


Yay!!! Party of 6 at 8 o'clock under Hannah Merrill

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

Yay!

He's playing at the Orleans, and it's about $30, I think.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


Nice.

Y'all can go see SW Sunday. $34.95 is more than I pay for ANY comedy act.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


I've enver actually been to a live comedy act. I've been to improv shows, and they're funny, and all, but I honestly can't see making a lifestyle of it. They have some fans who are just rabid, though. Kind of creepy. They hang out backstage and all that.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

I don't know. Can we see?

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

Fine with me.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

Joh, where is Sara staying on Thursday night? Or is she getting there on Friday? She and I will stay together on Friday and Saturday night?

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

I saw Margaret Cho, and she was hilarious. But also $15.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

Sara has her own room on Thurs. night. then you'll stay with her on Fri and Sat.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

Mkay. And you'll have your cell phone? I'll need to get all pertinent cell phones, I imagine.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

That's wise.

Mine (it's my only phone, actually) is (617) 290-6495.

Kevin's is (508) 561-9493. He is less likely to have his on or even with him, but just in case.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


Excellent.

I emailed Chris Mama Ninfa's obit from the Chronicle - I told him that as Ninfa's was an integral part of my Texas childhood, which he knows very little about, having been to Texas only once, and then, nowhere beyond the Galleria and the King & Spalding offices, we needed to eat there tonight.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


And you know mine. And Sara's is 614.352.4545

We'll leave a key at the front desk, and we can even leave a note in the room saying where we'll be, so it'll give you a better idea when you call or something.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


That would be great.

Hannah, has Kevin ever been to Texas? Does he get it, if that makes sense?

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


Yes, and yes. He came home with me for Thanksgiving a couple of years ago. He was very disappointed that he didn't get to go to Billy Bob's, even.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

Ah, Ninfa's. So sad.

Yes - Hannah we have to get queso on Fri. night.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


Yay. I have a feeling many Vegas margaritas will be sampled.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

I'll miss the queso-getting. Eat a chip for me, will you?

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

Mmmm, margartias. And maybe on Sat. we can have a bloody mary brunch!

Did y'all read stee's latest? Uh, who's that guy he was name dropping about?

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


Beats me. What's more pathetic than name dropping? Name dropping someone no one cares about.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

Or could even place.

Poor poor being led by his penis by pamie stee. How I would love to send him an email that just says: she doesn't love you, you know.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


Heh. Justatip.com him.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

That would be harsh. It would also be funny as hell.

Has Eric ever said much about Stee? Does Stee actually go by Stee? Did his mother name him that?

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


I think it's short for Steven or something.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

Yeah, his name is steven falkus or some such. Everyone calls him stee. It's an actual nickname.

Eric doesn't menion him much, but he's certainly not a fan. However, he's said that even though he thinks he's an asshole, he feels badly for him.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


How can you not feel bad for him? I mean, he's a lame, name-dropping poseur, but even he doesn't deserve to get so blatantly played.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

Y'all. Just A Tip.com is cracking me up. I want to send my friend Caroline a tip commending her excellent bladder control - she's the first to admit that it's her superpower.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

I wish I had better bladder control. I'm very much a MUST PEE NOW girl.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

Teri's superpower is funneling. I don't think I have one. Unless spending money counts.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

Didn't Just A Tip.com charge a fee in the past? Like, they would send someone a note indicating that they were stinky, and enclose a bar of soap?

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

It's true - no one shares my funnelling prowess.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

I think that was another site.

I wonder what my superpower is.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


http://www.gentlehints.com/

I fear my superpower may be finding things on the internet.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


That's a fine, fine superpower. Mine embarrasses Chris.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

I can be really drunk for a long time without passing out, too. That embarrasses Kevin.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

On gentlehints.com there's no Your Girlfriend Doesn't REally Love You Even Though She Says She Does category.

Damn.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


Hmm. I wonder if I can find something somewhere.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

I bet you can.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

http://www.coworkerhints.com/faqs.html#request

For $9.95, you can send any anonymous message.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


You could send Stee the "Your Dream Will Fail" one:

Following your dreams is the surest way to be happy in life. When your dreams are clearly unrealistic or are doomed to failure, however, it may be time to explore another of your heart's desires. You have no doubt invested much time and effort into making your dream a reality, but do not allow that investment to deceive you about your chances of success. Visiting a career counselor can help you find a better outlet for your skills and expertise.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


Or the you tell tall tales one.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

http://www.justatip.com/notify/create.asp?ProblemID=165

So close.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


"Social Status"

HA! I dare you to send that.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


Double Dog Dare me? Because you know I will.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

I TRIPLE dog dare you.

Hee!

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


Oh, it's sent.

Don't tell anyone it was me.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


Oh my god, that's hysterical. What options did you choose?

If it was anyone else, I'd think it was a little mean, but it's Stee, and he's unrepentant.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


stee@plaintivewail.com, someone has asked us to tell you that you made a bad choice of significant other. Please do not be offended. Just a Tip is only trying to help.

Here is what the person sending this tip said about your selection of significant other:

You seem to have made this choice on the basis of social status.

A kind, supportive lover can be a shining joy in an otherwise mundane life. When your partner is a shiftless laggard who takes shameless advantage of your desire for love, however, that joy becomes a nagging ache for something more. You deserve a lover who better meets your needs, be they emotional or physical. Try to find someone who can uncover the void left by your current relationship and fill it with warm delight.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


HAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

Shiftless laggard. That makes me laugh. Where's Merrill?

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

I can't believe y'all! That's AWESOME! I wonder if there's a shiftless laggard one you can send to pam. hahahahahahahahahahahaHA!

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

Dear so and so, You are a shiftless laggard? I'll look into it.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

Hee! I was going to respond that you thuoght we were too mean to hang out with.

Y'all, I think I have chiggers from walking around in the grass this weekend. Dammit.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


Oh, but the injustice of it all is that he probably wont' write about it. Dur!

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

I bet Pam will, though.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

I could send her one that she will never be a successful entertainer. But that might be too mean.

Y'all, why did I get a string bikini and not a tankini with boyleg bottoms?

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


Because boyleg bottoms are awkward?

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

Oh, you are a brave string bikini soul, my dear.

No, the girls and I went to get iced coffee and some sun. It was quite nice.

Pam's a decent writer, and I think she'll actually be quite successful, as much as I hate saying that. I don't, however, ever think she'll be happy. Not until she takes some serious stock of herself.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


What about this: pamie@pamie.com, someone has asked us to tell you that you have an ego problem. Please do not be offended. Just a Tip is only trying to help.

Here is what the person sending this tip said about how great you think you are:

You apparently think you are the best ever. You are actually not as great as you think you are. You always brag, lie about your accomplishments, and act too cool

Confidence and self-esteem are widely regarded as indicators of sound mental health, but tipping the scales too far in the direction of self-love and narcissism can alienate your friends and make you difficult to work with. Those with excessive self-esteem, or Narcissistic Personality Disorder, respond to criticism with aggression and sometimes violence. They crave approval and take great care to present a positive image to others, and have difficulty forming close relationships. If you are not able to overcome your problem on your own, the best approach to treat it is psychotherapy.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


Or pamie@pamie.com, someone has asked us to tell you that you are selfish. Please do not be offended. Just a Tip is only trying to help.

Here is what the person sending this tip said about how selfish you are:

Apparently you often talk about yourself, don't think about others, and take credit for other people's ideas/suggestions.

I just think I thought I was skinnier than I am. I may bring my one piece, too.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


Does justatip write the whole thign for you? You should send her the second one.

Or amend the first one with like - it makes you look like you actually have NO self esteem, which uh, you don't.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


yeah, they write the whole thing. It'd be cooler if you could personalize it. I'm sending the second one. Because I am mean and like to cause trouble.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

oh how I wish that slam guestbook was still up. Yes, yes I do.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

Ah, the slam guestbook. So do I.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

The 3wa Action thread on the book of questions: love and sex: the first question was too familiar. I was going to answer, but then chose against it.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

Y'all. Burberry bikinis are about $400. SHould I buy one from eBay? Do you think I'd be a size medium?

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

Medium sounds right. $400? Are you kidding me?

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

God, if only I had known how much less expensive Burberry was when we were in Spain. Seriously, we spent what - $40 on our scarves? Insane.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

So, Merrill, is Eric going to think it odd I picked him up a present? I didn't want him to be left out of the birthday stuff.

Nothing much- I just grabbed this book: http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0811816796/o/qid=992982600/sr=2 -1/ref=aps_sr_b_1_1/002-1493609-3896009

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


Aw, Hannah, that's so nice!!!

T- you might be a large as British sizes tend to run smaller. Yeah, we spent $35 dollars on our scarves. Don't think i don't kick myself for not getting a bag too.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


GRRRRRRRR. Maybe when Mike goes to Europe, he can pick some Burberry up for us. We can tell him just where to go at El Corte Ingles.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

Hee. Maybe. I still can't believe Sean gave me my scarf for free.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

I bet Sara's all smug, what with her scarf and her bag and her hat. She's always thinking ahead, that Sara.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

I know! Stupid cream rationing Sara.

Oh, I bet Mike would. My stepbrother's wife, who's Cuban, is actually also Spanish. One set of her grandparent's immigrated (emmigrated?) to Cuba from Spain. So, she's traveled Spain a lot. She was like - did you go to El Corte Ingles??

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


Almost five. I'm here until 7, then off to my yummy birthday dinner. Those scallops have my name on them. Can't wait.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

Sara just thinks she has it all figured out, doesn't she. Humph.

Is Kevin going with y'all tonight, or is is avoiding all potential Sean contact?

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


He was going to go, but his foot hurts, so he might not. I think not. Should be me, Sean and Nat. But at least I think I won't be paying for dinner.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

I love birthday dinners. I chose this place called Barcelona, which is great on it's own, but they also have a fabulous patio that I've never eaten on. I just want to eat outside.

I can't afford a pedicure. Sob. I'll have to do it myself. T - I knew this would happen: I was bragging about my nice fingernails and what happens? Like 5 of them snag or break. Typical.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


Ditto, Joh. I think I am painting my toenails and packing tomorrow night.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

So sad. Do y'all have places with manicure/pedicure $20 deals? Once you buy the stuff to give yourself a decent pedicure, you may as well just go get one. Here, they're $12 for the pedicure only.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

A *cheap* pedicure here is $23.

I have a foot pumice-y thing already, at least. But it's not the same.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


$23 for a pedicure, alone?? Shite! I'm going to assume that Columbus doesn't have near the immigrant community that Atlanta does, then.

The only reason I have a pedicure every two weeks is because it's so inexpensive here, and I found an ultra-sanitary nail salon.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


Yeah, mine are $35. But soooo nice. I have pumice scrub and a stone and stuff, but still. It's not the same. Thankfully I've had 2 in the past 2 months, so my feet aren't extremely gross, but still. She makes my toes look so nice.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

That's in Boston. It bites.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

Hell yeah, that bites. God bless the fact that there's a nail salon in every single strip shopping mall down here.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

I think there are some cheap nail places around Downtown Crossing. I may take a long lunch tomorrow and check it out.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

There are nail salons in the malls, but I wouldn't go to one of those. I went with no problem in Texas, but now it sort of skeeves me out. I go to a salon/salon. Which is why I go once a month, not 2x.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

But then, you know. Even if I get one for $15, that's 2-3 drinks. I think I'll do them myself. Oh well.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

I rarely go to a salon/salon. I did for a manicure last week, but that was because I was there for my highlights, anyway. The nail tech at the salon/salon said that as long as you can see that they're using plenty of Barbicide, and the place looks clean, it's safe. I never do anything beyond a mani/pedi, too. And they always use a fresh blade on the little hell scraper thing.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

Do y'all ever use Bumble & Bumble stuff?

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

I use Brilliantine on my bangs. I'll bring it to Vegas.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

I spent a fortune on their color shampoo for light blondes. I'm not impressed. It didn't do miracles for preserving my color, which holds up pretty well, anyway, and you have to shampoo several times to actually have clean hair. The first few times I used it, I followed the directions, but by the third day in a row, my hair was disgustingly greasy. Their Straight stuff makes my hair feel silky, but it doesn't do much for the frizz in the wavy parts of my hair.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

Do they make skin stuff too, or am I thinking about Burt's Bees?

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

I think that's Burt's Bees.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

No skin stuff.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

I'm out - we need to drive to Douglasville to get the Honda.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

Hmmm. Even though I'm broke, I have to go to Beauty Supply and get a fun, bright pink for my toes.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

I have a hot, hot pink. I think that might be too much, though. I am either going to stay red or go mauvey pink.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

I feel like red is too much for my toes, as they're so long and out there.

I must restrain myself at the Beauty Supply, however.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


I want to do the hot pink. But then I can't wear red. Hmm. And the hot pink is scandalous Barbie Corvette but brighter.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

You couldn't wear red pants, but you could wear other red, I think. I kept forgetting to ask you: why no Ugly in GBU?

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

There should be one. I wrote one. Hmm.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

Oh, darn. I don't know where it went. I'll retype it tomorrow. Too lazy today.

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001

It didn't load for me. I'll check again.

I hate to leave you, but alas, I must.

Till tomorrow. (last day!!)

-- Anonymous, June 19, 2001


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