Month: September 2009

Honest Answers

I was tagged for this on Facebook, but I’ll do it here instead. 1. What was the last thing you put in your mouth?Premium Low-Salt crackers. 2. Where was your Facebook profile picture taken?My grandmother’s house when I was little. 3. Can you play Guitar Hero?I don’t even know what that is. 4. Name someone …

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Foreclosures

There are two great deals to be had on the penthouse floor of my highrise right now… two condo units, both 1-bedrooms, currently offered for sale at unbelievably low prices. One unit is for sale for $171,000; the other one for only $149,000. Both units sold previously for over $310,000 as recently as 2007. Egads. …

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Grandma’s Boy

Absolutely love that 2006 movie, which has become something of a cult film. Saw it on FX tonight for the third time. It’s about a guy — a video game tester — who gets kicked out of his apartment because his roommate blew all the rent money on Filipino hookers. After unsuccessfully trying to stay …

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Let down.

That’s it. I’m boycotting Amato’s Pizzeria in Lincoln Park. Hiked 3 1/2 miles this afternoon to go there and try their Chicken Fettucine Alfredo, only to be told — several minutes after I had already ordered and paid — that they were out of alfredo sauce, and couldn’t make any more because they didn’t have …

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Success!

Made it to Target today and finally found exactly the kind of slippers I was looking for, at just the right price (they were $12.99). So I can cross one thing off my “To Do” list, and begin to chip away at the creeping squalor in my life. But I am very tired now. Been …

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Addendum

Oh, I forgot to mention that on the way home I passed by the Noodles & Company location on Broadway and a woman was standing outside handing out free samples: you could have either Pasta Fresca or Mushroom Stroganoff. They were actually pretty big for “samples”… served in small plastic bowls, they were more like …

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