Absence

I haven’t posted in so long for a couple of reasons: (1) I’ve been uberbusy with work and budget madness and (2) I’m completely boring and have almost nothing to say.

Despite both of those things, I’m here now.  And here are a few things that are on my mind: (1) Sarayu’s episode of HawthoRNe airs tonight on TNT (we can discuss her acting chops tomorrow); (2) the first of two “reunion” Real Housewives of New Jersey is on at the same time; (3) I’ve really warmed to the RHONJ in that while they are completely totally bonkers, the drama is really outstanding and, of all the RHs, they seem to be the most true to being housewives; (4) animal rights people can be pretty weird and (5) what the hell is the latest with Favre?

I’ll take my answers off the air.

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12 Responses to “Absence”


  1. 1 gretchen June 24, 2009 at 3:19 am

    Dearheart, no one will ever accuse you of being boring or of having nothing to say! And sigh, now I’ll have to start watching more TV — it was your blog that started me on Project Runway you know!

  2. 2 gracieandkate June 24, 2009 at 9:49 am

    I didn’t know that! How exciting!

    You know, I was just thinking last night of OSC and missing it. And you are so right — the reason I left was because Bob put the fear of layoffs into me. Ugh. I’m so gullible. Just kidding; I do think he really feared them.

    Anyway, I thought the reunion episode last night was pretty much a bore. I think they’re saving the juicy stuff for Thursday.

    Did everyone see Sarayu last night on HawthoRNe? I was not so much a fan of the show (a little boring and cliched), but Ms. Rao was divine. I’m thinking Emmy nomitation.

  3. 3 Sara H June 24, 2009 at 1:22 pm

    I missed HawthoRNe! I bet they’ll replay it? I need some good summer TV.

    Apparently I need to start watching these Real Housewives. I never have before.

  4. 4 gretchen June 25, 2009 at 4:03 am

    Come back! Things are good here — he never makes anyone leave and we can work at home 2 days a week — may increase to 3. And I miss you and so need normal co-workers!

    Why I am stuck with this weird bug with bunny ears as my symbol?

  5. 5 gwendolyngarden June 25, 2009 at 9:38 am

    Are we allowed to discuss the brilliant call you had about reptile rights? Because I think that is one of the funniest things I’ve ever heard.

    Gretchen– in my opinion, the only reason to have a blog is to avoid the wierd bug symbols.

  6. 6 Sarayu June 25, 2009 at 11:21 am

    You have been SO busy it’s insane. I continue to be out of the “RH” loop,” but I back you %100 on the weirdness of animal rights activists. They seem to love to take things come across totally crazy, while believing they are completely sane.

  7. 7 gracieandkate June 25, 2009 at 4:35 pm

    Stay tuned for a post tomorrow about the inanity of being on boards…And more about the crazy animal rights lady I screamed at today. Ok, not screamed at, but gave her a good talking-to.

  8. 8 gracieandkate June 25, 2009 at 4:36 pm

    And Gretchen, I think your weird bunny-eared-bug is kinda cute and funny. He’s totally dancing and in good spirits. On the other hand, Sarayu’s blob appears to be barfing.

  9. 9 Sarayu June 25, 2009 at 5:11 pm

    Gross.

  10. 10 gracieandkate June 26, 2009 at 1:11 pm

    Hee hee.

    Ok, I lied. No new post today. I’m too exhausted. Had too much to drink at the union meeting — liquid courage and all. And it’s Friday and no one needs my two cents.

  11. 11 Stephanie June 29, 2009 at 4:09 pm

    Joe has been telling me about some Packer tee shirts that Sconnie Nation is selling like hotcakes. Apparently, they say “We’ll never forget you, Brent”. Pretty funny.

  12. 12 gracieandkate June 30, 2009 at 10:33 am

    I know! They’re completely hilarious, don’t you think? I really want one.

    Are you working?


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