Thursday, April 2, 2009
I'll Shoot You In The Leg
1. I recently realized that I neglected to do two or three sentences from my earlier Get Me Started writing exercise.
2. Now, I'm trying to decide if I go ahead and do those three, or start the whole thing all over again.
3. I have to lock myself in my office each morning to eat breakfast while the kittens attack the door, trying to break it down and get to my cereal.
4. I've learned the hard way not to have sympathy for their pathetic meows.
5. The devious little beasts use cuteness to soften up their victims before moving in for the kill.
6. My head is slowly improving. The dr. told me to drink plenty of fluids which, while I'm sure is always a good idea, seems in this case to be code for "Nothing's going to cure this except time but I need to say something vaguely medical so there you go."
7. Besides, the more fluid I drink, the more trips to the commode I'm forced to make and is it really wise to send a dizzy klutz into a small room packed full of unyielding porcelain, marble, and wood?
8. Lost totally rocks this season.
9. Favorite dialogue exchange from last night's show: "Are we under house arrest?" "No, you're free to leave any time you want. But if you do, I'll shoot you in the leg."
10. Paul and I watched 12 Rounds yesterday (which is a colossal waste of time and I might post about it soon) with his gun sitting in the drink holder between us.
11. All those who would foolishly answer their cell phones in the middle of a movie have now been warned.
12. I went with my hubby to his favorite cake decorating supply store in Nashville and learned an interesting fact.
13. My hubby responds to that store the same way I respond to a bookstore (or a shoe store!): Instant fascination with everything and a complete inability to just pick up what he came in for and leave.
14. I had to practically drag him out so we wouldn't be late to the theater.
15. Speaking of browsing bookstores, I got into an interesting discussion on Twitter about preferring to buy my books from a brick and mortar store rather than Amazon or B & N online.
16. I understand many love the "If you bought this, you might also like this" feature, but I rarely go into a store with a specific book or author in mind. I like to wander through the aisles, pick up interesting covers, read samples and then try new stuff.
17. I go to Amazon and have no idea where to start and become quickly bored and frustrated.
18. Sooo, while I understand the adoration some have for online book shopping, I'm going to stick to my old school ways because it's most enjoyable for me.
19. Reader Question: Which do you prefer? Shopping for books online or in a brick and mortar store?