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Monthly Archives: January 2009

a gentleman caller and the origin of language

Bassie’s video-game playing friend came over today. But before they cranked up the ole xbox, Bassie wanted to show him something in her room: her language development chart. You see, she and yosefblog had spent their Sunday afternoon making a chart that showed the growth of written language from Hebrew to Phoenician, to Greek, and [...]

thanksyou, yb.

Requisite oscar nominations response

Having seen none of the films nominated for best picture, I think I am the most objective person to speak on the subject. Pitt and jolie should get best actor/actress, thereby bringing the rapture. Rdj should get best supporting but accept the award as Heath ledger via method acting. Kate winslet should win the “so [...]

It’s so hard to say goodbye…

So, I have this really masculine, rugged North Face traveling toiletry case…oh, let’s just call it what it is: it’s a glorified dop bag. Yes, I have a North Face dop bag that I bought my Freshman year of college when I was still, as it were, in the cocoon of my womanhood; transitioning from [...]

What?! I have a blog?!

I know, I know, Happy New Year. Look, AF needs a break, just like ya’ll do. Mine consisted of returning to the Motherland (i.e. Chicago) to visit friends and family. Highlights include: * Finally watching The Lord of the Rings. Yes, I lived in a cave throughout the first half of what has so far [...]