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09-Jun-07

So long, New York City! Hello, reality! At least, that’s what it feels like. You know what happened when I went to Iowa City earlier today to drop off Alena and eat at Z’Mariks and look at trees? I felt so overwhelmed and grateful I almost cried. It was so warm and there were so […]

06-Jun-07

I carried four 30-40 pound boxes a total of 14 blocks today; my arms, as you can imagine, are rigid with pain. But then, I suppose that’s moving. I’m going to have to deliver at least two more similarly-loaded boxes a total of four blocks tomorrow. Then comes loading the car, treating my benefactors (Alex […]

01-Jun-07

Anacortes totally won. I move to the Department of Safety in August. (I’m moving in with Lisa next year, though.) Exciting? Yes. I’ll reprint the details from my other journal later. Ryan xoxo

15-Mar-07

I caved and bought a George Foreman grill today, in part because I like George Foreman. He just seems so excited about the whole thing. This model, the “Family Size in Grilling Colors”, has a “bun warmer” atop it. Even though it’s significantly larger than the “Champ” model is and only $7 more, I still […]

04-Feb-07

Today I saw Children of Men, the latest film by Alfonso Cuarón, with my friend Carmiel. Cuarón’s directing was magnificent, but I’m still in deliberations about the story. The movie – and this is completely reducing it, of course – is a sort of magical-realist dystopian what-if, with all of the good and bad that […]