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by Squid
Sun Jan 24, 2010 10:16 pm
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: hard shell tacos
Replies: 12
Views: 5141

Re: hard shell tacos

Hmmm. I honestly haven't had a hard shell taco since I was a kid. In the 80's I seem to recall that it was a big deal to try and do fast foods at home* - with varying degrees of success**. Most places that I am aware of have soft tacos now. But I bet they are crunchy-tastic, no? I remember being ver...
by Squid
Sun Dec 27, 2009 6:22 pm
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: Introduction
Replies: 10
Views: 4155

Re: Introduction

I know nothing of squirrels and swallows. But I DO like people named Kate.

And I adore pugs. I had a pug, once. His name was Mould. For Bob. I loved him very, very much.

My name is not Bob, though. It's Squid*. Welcome!





*And Kate. But that's another story.
by Squid
Wed Dec 23, 2009 9:20 am
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: is there snow where you are?
Replies: 12
Views: 6406

Re: is there snow where you are?

Oh Man. I must be hungry. Those bldgs are beautiful, but I can't take my eyes off the foliage, which happens to look like giant, powdered sugar covered Aebelskivers.
by Squid
Wed Dec 23, 2009 9:14 am
Forum: Give Me a Moment
Topic: A Long Winters Christmas Miracle!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 1590

Re: A Long Winters Christmas Miracle!!!

Liesbeth, you saucy minx! Mr. Junkyard, congrats on the news about your job. I'm bonding with you from afar on this - many's the time I've stared intently my collection just before leaving the house trying to work out EXACTLY what I needed to hear to get me through some difficult situation. Have a g...
by Squid
Tue Dec 15, 2009 3:19 pm
Forum: Give Me a Moment
Topic: eBay man sells PTDTB guitar
Replies: 14
Views: 3361

Re: eBay man sells PTDTB guitar

This all sounds remotely familiar - wasn't this a Paste promo contest prize?

EDIT: Ugh, redacting my usual humorous inclinations as I just read the posting in full.

I was correct, it was a contest prize, won under sad circumstances.
by Squid
Tue Dec 15, 2009 9:26 am
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: Science Tuesday!
Replies: 10
Views: 5137

Science Tuesday!

Okay, so this is not about my brethren, and it's not about battles for animal supremacy so I figured I'd just start an actual Science Tuesday Topic. (And I sort of can't believe I beat Grant to this, which can only mean that it's a hoax or he's found something cooler.) Octopus snatches coconut and r...
by Squid
Mon Dec 14, 2009 11:28 pm
Forum: Swoon
Topic: Sweet Mother of God (New Site)
Replies: 16
Views: 6586

Re: Sweet Mother of God (New Site)

*raises hand sheepishly* Erm, I come in thru the main site. Strangely, I never noticed until you just mentioned it. Maybe I just never lost faith that one day I would click and *poof* --> new content! And by the way, it totally worked so clearly I am a genius. NOW I want to talk about something comp...
by Squid
Sat Dec 12, 2009 2:24 pm
Forum: Swoon
Topic: Sweet Mother of God (New Site)
Replies: 16
Views: 6586

Re: Sweet Mother of God (New Site)

Well, it looks wonderful, thanks to you all. Well done. I'm still going through it and love what I've seen so far. I'm a very happy Little Winter. [Although...I will say that the cursive logo masthead makes me sad for my departed T-shirt. Can't we bring that back? It was my absolute FAVORITE. It was...
by Squid
Fri Dec 11, 2009 12:21 pm
Forum: Swoon
Topic: Sweet Mother of God (New Site)
Replies: 16
Views: 6586

Sweet Mother of God (New Site)

Oi! Have you people forgotten that I am *cough* mature and cantankerous?! You can't just change the damn site without warning! Give a poor Squid a heart attack. *collapses into rocking chair clutching her knitting* ps: It's black! Like my soul! And my shrivl'd lil heart! YES. pss: Did I put this in ...
by Squid
Wed Nov 25, 2009 11:29 pm
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: The Ballad of Mr. Creosote (aka Happy Thanksgiving)
Replies: 17
Views: 6148

Re: The Ballad of Mr. Creosote (aka Happy Thanksgiving)

Ahem. If I have to stay awake - then you do too. Happy T-day, Yanquis! I'm still cooking because one of my friends is crazy enough to get married the day after Thanksgiving which means I spent all day shopping for an appropriate frock. I know you think that because I am a LADY*, I have many frocks a...
by Squid
Sat Nov 21, 2009 1:10 am
Forum: Give Me a Moment
Topic: Electric Aphorisms
Replies: 47
Views: 19430

Re: Electric Aphorisms

The French critics for Cahiers du Cinema , some of whom went on to become the directors of the New Wave, would bring full dinners and table settings into movie theaters. Grant, as usual, thou art amazing. This is a perspective I had never considered. You are absolutely correct. I have to admit, tho...
by Squid
Wed Nov 18, 2009 7:56 pm
Forum: Give Me a Moment
Topic: Electric Aphorisms
Replies: 47
Views: 19430

Re: Electric Aphorisms

Mike, you win on that last one, that's a horrendous situation. Elbow make me completely emotional all on their own. If I was already losing it, I'm not sure I could bear to listen to them, especially live. But do they have that many quiet numbers? I'd think it'd be hard to hear someone. The biggest ...
by Squid
Tue Nov 17, 2009 11:05 am
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: LHC in the House!
Replies: 16
Views: 6425

LHC in the House!

Ladies and Gentlemen! It's Science Tuesday and life is smashing .... The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) could restart as early as this weekend after more than a year of repairs. "The LHC was first switched on in 2008, but had to be shut down when a faulty electrical connection caused one tonne of ...
by Squid
Sun Nov 15, 2009 5:05 pm
Forum: Give Me a Moment
Topic: Electric Aphorisms
Replies: 47
Views: 19430

Re: Electric Aphorisms

It would be very interesting to see if the person with Loud Talker was actually talking back or just standing there dying of embarrassment. I've had that experience. It's awful. Everything seems fine and then suddenly the event begins and you find out you've befriended Mr. or Ms. I Have No Social Gr...
by Squid
Sun Nov 08, 2009 3:41 pm
Forum: Give Me a Moment
Topic: John at the Tractor April 1st
Replies: 9
Views: 2356

Re: John at the Tractor April 1st

Oh. Wow.

This makes me profoundly happy for innumerous reasons.

I shall now go forth and re-post this with aplomb. Thank you.
by Squid
Wed Oct 28, 2009 7:16 am
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: Pliosaur Revisited
Replies: 3
Views: 2654

Re: Pliosaur Revisited

Robyn Hitchcock used to live on the Isle of Wight...perhaps he would commute for me? We have the same birthday, you know. Surely this means something.
by Squid
Tue Oct 27, 2009 1:15 pm
Forum: Cattywampus
Topic: Pliosaur Revisited
Replies: 3
Views: 2654

Pliosaur Revisited

People, we've got great fossil news - and it's only Tuesday! The fossilised skull of a colossal "sea monster" has been unearthed along the UK's Jurassic Coast. "Palaeontologist Richard Forrest told the BBC: "I had heard rumours that something big was turning up. But seeing this t...
by Squid
Mon Oct 26, 2009 6:14 pm
Forum: Give Me a Moment
Topic: Kerouac Tribute Tour
Replies: 30
Views: 6661

Re: Kerouac Tribute Tour

You know, I hit send and then realized I had left out the glasses...sorry about that. What was notable about the glasses was not that they fell off - I've seen it happen to John on more than one occasion. It's that they actually BROKE. And at first, because of the way he was holding them, it looked ...
by Squid
Sun Oct 25, 2009 4:05 pm
Forum: Give Me a Moment
Topic: Kerouac Tribute Tour
Replies: 30
Views: 6661

Re: Kerouac Tribute Tour

ELO Kiddies!! Oh it is gorgeous in San Francisco people. I mean, you have no idea. And after all this time slogging away at book reviews - I find that I get to spend a little time on music again. So Captain Jack came to town last night as the opener for this whole Ben Gibbard/Jay Farrar affair . Sh...

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