June 24, 2008

who are you and what have you done to our bank-loathing friend?

catherine @ 5:55 pm

People who know me know I generally have, euh, confrontational relationships with banks, at best. My general view is that banks are evil, that they will suck the life-blood out of you if they can and the world would be a much better place without them. I believe that instead of banks, we should have friendly “Buildings & Loans” type establishments and they should all be run by George Bailey.

So believe me when I say I would rather stab myself in the eye with a fork before I could ever bring myself to say anything good about banks, especially one of which I might happen to be a customer at any given time. Well, time to hide all the forks because I am now going to say something good about my bank.

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June 17, 2008

what the frak??!! (tri)

catherine @ 7:12 pm

Ok, so I am going to blog about BSG because, besides desperately needing to get my mind off [a lot of] other things, the latest episode was the best I have seen in a while and I can not believe they are going to make us wait until January 2009 for the rest of the frakking dénouement.

Yeah, yeah, yeah, I know there was a writer’s strike and that everything was delayed and all, and believe me, I totally sympathise with the cause. I know these shows are quite a production and you can not just snap your fingers and voilà!

But six months?! Six months before we find out what happened to the 13th Colony, why Earth seems to be in the midst of long nuclear winter? Six months before we know who the hell the revered final fifth Cylon is? Six months before we know what the fuck happens to everybody?? I could go on and on, of course. But really. Six months??!!

June 13, 2008

random update #8

catherine @ 6:47 pm

They say life is what happens while you are making other plans, or words to that effect. Well, whoever “they” are, they sure got that right. I have been, to put it mildly, very busy, with work mostly, to the point that I have given up on making any plans beyond trying to find enough time to eat and sleep.

So, because my life these last few months has been mostly comprised of work, work, work, eat, sleep, bills, bills, bills, work, work but thought I should at least give some kind of news, else people think I was dead or something, here is a quick list of stuff I feel like sharing at the moment.

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