It’s Not You, It’s Me

I just want to say hello and thank you to my friends who have been inquiring what’s up with Girl Friday. I didn’t really mean to fall of the face of the planet, but life has been a little nutty lately. To catch you up to speed I have composed a lovely list of highlights:

  1. We’ve been living at the condo since November 12th. Prior to that we had the hardwood floors refinished, and had a dishwasher installed. Unfortunately, we had to keep the pink toilet, but I have to say it’s growing on me. I still have not caught up on laundry—it’s all in the cart that I stuck inside the bathtub, hidden by a lovely shower curtain. We still have boxes everywhere. I am in no rush to get everything unpacked as I have coined the term “Post- Modern Transit Chic.” Notorious M.A.G. is in full support of my decorating style, she claims to have two whole rooms in her house appointed in this décor.
  2. Work was horrible this month, but I’ve been making up my slacker time this week. My boss has been in Vegas, so I have arrived late, left mid-day to attend “work-related” parties, taken long lunches, and spent inordinate amounts of time chatting with international spies cohorts.
  3. I got in a smallish car accident today when I was leaving my very last physical therapy appointment. A judge backed into my poor, downtrodden car. As if it doesn’t have enough issues already! (The most recent problem is the driver’s side window. It won’t roll down. I guess it’s a good thing I’ve watched Alias enough to know how to escape from a submerged vehicle and survive!) I will hopefully take it in to the shop tomorrow and get some estimates for the repairs. Blah. Grr. I don’t know what else to say. Be careful out there. Driving is apparently dangerous.
  4. It is suddenly very cold. Dropping 30 to 40 degrees in the course of a few days is very difficult to adjust to gracefully. Yesterday I couldn’t find a sweater, so I wore a t-shirt and a scarf. I think I need to buy a really cute winter coat. Hopefully it’s not too rainy this year. Last year I wore my black raincoat everyday to work and hardly took it off, as our offices do not have overhangs or covered hallways between them. My nickname should have been Trinity.
  5. It cannot be Christmas. You’re joking with me, right? Where did the year go? I haven’t even bought The BF’s sunglasses I promised him for his birthday in May! My mom claims that this year I can get away with not buying presents since I am a new homeowner. Frak that, I love presents. I love giving them, and it’s not so bad receiving them. What’s on your list?
  6. TV watching has been the only normal thing in our household. All is right in the world when I have a full schedule! You can stop reading now if you are not a TV freak like me…
  7. Girl Friday’s TV Rants and Raves:
  8. My beef with Veronica Mars: Apparently I’m triple evil because I’m a feminist sorority girl who works in university administration. Hmmm…

    My thoughts on Gilmore Girls: Emily and Richard’s snarkiness was Hi-larious. Luke is a great daddy-o. Kids at Yale wear too much clothing when they party. Please tell me it’s because they’re cold, and not just boring prudes?

    My assessment of Studio 60: I can’t believe I’m saying this…Amanda Peet no longer irritates the crap out of me. That doesn’t mean I wanted to watch so much of her in lieu of quality Harriet and Matt time! And I LOVE LUCY DAVIS! She plays Lucy, the newbie writer. You may know her as Dawn from the UK’s The Office or Maria Lucas in the BBC’s Pride and Prejudice! She also had a cameo on Ugly Betty.

    Speaking of Ugly Betty: Much love for Betty and Daniel. That is all.

    Why Friday rocks: Where my pilots at? Latte Lady is just as impatient as I am to see Starbuck and Apollo throw down. Who needs Meredith for dark and twisty when you’ve got BSG?

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5 Responses to It’s Not You, It’s Me

  1. neridra says:

    I have a room also decorated ala “Post- Modern Transit Chic.” And I’d have to say my living room kind of looks like that now! So from coast to coast its what’s in! And I only have one thing to say! 1 day, 21 hours, 45 minutes and 52 seconds!!! (I’m being nice and giving you your countdown, not mine) I wonder if its colder there than here! weird! 🙂

  2. Notorious M.A.G. says:

    Love the post! You have been quite busy. I feel terrible about your car accident! Thank you though for refreshing my memory about how to survive if stuck in a submerged vehicle. I will know how to survive and avoid detection if I am being followed! I can’t believe how cold it has gotten. Today I heard that the town where I work is 30 degrees this very minute. I don’t know if I am going to make it to New Years! GG was so good this week. I adored Emily playing back the message. I felt terrible for Luke. I loved what he told Anna! I am now 4 weeks behind on Studio 60. I promise I will catch up. Ugly Betty, I love. Amanda is my fave. Did you see how quickly she reached for food when Mark called her? HA! Can’t wait for BSG, but I still have to watch the last episode. 🙁 So bad I know! Welcome back GF! I missed your posts. 🙂

  3. Latte Lady says:

    Girl Friday, Welcome back! I can’t begin to tell you how happy I am that you are writing again. Seriously I thought this home-owner responsibility has taken over your life:)) My favourite part of your new condo remains the tiled patio and amazing view, as well as the way you have decorated your bedroom and lets not forget, the pink bathroom. Pink and purple rock in my world of home decor.
    On the VM subject, I missed last week’s episode so you’d have to fill me in. Are Logan and VM still broken up? Logan is growing on me lately and VM is acting all prissy and detached??
    Is Betty really quiting the agency? I loved what Daniel said about how he felt towards his fiance.Regardless of the fact that he was smooching with that girl at the party:)
    Yours truly,
    Fan of Girl Friday’s Diary and BSG

  4. Girl Friday says:

    Even if it seems that the condo has taken over my life, I assure you I am still the same crazy, stresscase, disorganized friend you remember. This morning I have been in a panic about how the hell to pay my HOA dues. My irresponsibility astounds me.

    I still have VMars on the Tivo if you want to watch 🙂 I haven’t watched this week’s Betty, and for some reason last week the DVR only recorded the first thirty minutes. 🙁

    Oh! I have an adoring fan! Yay! And I rank up there with BSG!?

  5. Sarakastic says:

    I have a shirt that says its not me its you

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