Shannen Doherty

“I don’t really like being touched. I’m unbelievably claustrophobic, and I have really bad anxiety. There were a few moments when I was very dramatic and thought, ‘I’m not going to live through this. I’m going to hyperventilate and just die. Right here in jail.'” — Shannen Doherty on the 10 hours she spent in a Ventura County sheriff’s department holding cell after her arrest for drunk driving last December, in TV Guide.
I love Shannen Doherty. She’s like a brunette, heterosexual, feminine version of me; prickly, melodramatic, show-offy, and with serious anger-management issues, inclined to drink, and despite all this, when she grins, you can tell she’s loads of fun. You go, Shannen!

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Busy Weekends

I like busy weekends where I don’t have to much stuff I’m obligated to do, but lots of stuff I can do. I went out to see Crackhead Patty Friday night at Utopia. Probably an experience I won’t repeat. Then Saturday I stained my end table, went shopping with Dan and Doug, and went to David and Garrett’s wedding. Sunday I stained my end table again, then went to Dan and Doug’s house to help move (but I was probably in the way more than I was helpful). I’m so excited that they are going to live right near me. Cool. They’re officially living in the house now. Then I went to the Le Tigre concert at Festivilla. There were lots of cute women there. Lots. Cute.

David and Garrett's Wedding
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weird happy

The whole week has been…. weird and sweet, and, kinda happy in that weird way that happy has happened lately. After last week, with the depression and unhappiness going on… any relief has been good. I realize that much of my unhappiness was self-wrought… I could’ve dealt with it much more matter-of-fact-ly than I did. But I’m so used to being frugal and self-denying that I went overboard, really. That was pretty stupid: I don’t really have to anymore. Old habits die hard.
I bought ‘Sex in the City” the first season, after I watched the second. It might be good to watch them in order: I’ll make sure every one else does. Dan and Doug are moving this weekend. I don’t know whether to offer to help or try to stay out of the way.
Here’s a tip, though; don’t watch two seasons of “Sex in the City” right after watching the whole first season of “Queer As Folk.” Too, too much sex to see all at one time.

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Big fat social weekend

Big fat social weekend it was. I went to the pitch-in looking for Lori, but stayed to talk to Tonya, then went to the State Fair with Dan and Doug and Jim and Chad on Saturday, had a meal at Jim and Chad’s, then went to a party to meet Jason’s boyfriend Chip. Seems like I’ve seen Chip somewhere before.

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reform the electoral process

Here is the only legitimate way to reform the electoral process: EVERY SINGLE CITIZEN OF THE UNITED STATES NEEDS TO VOTE IN EXACTLY THE SAME WAY.
I wasn’t a bit surprised when ol’ Dubya said “we have to respect the state and local election boards”. OF COURSE HE SAID THAT. Because the lack of uniformity in voting is the reason why he and every other Republican is in office today… because poor people in poor counties have an election process that is outdated, inaccurate and subject to massive fraud, and these are the people who vote Democrat. The wealthier counties who can afford an accurate process that ACTUALLY COUNTS THEIR VOTES, and that’s why Republicans get elected.
It’s not in Dubya’s interest to reform the electoral process at all; the inaccuracy and fraud are the only reason he’s in office. It would be like killing the goose that laid his golden eggs.

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window air conditioner stolen

So, yes, my window air conditioner really was stolen, although thankfully, nothing else was. I’ve had many interactions with the police over the last few days.

Also, I found out that the guy who owns my house moved out because he had two burglaries. Which doesn’t make me want to move out. It makes me want to sit a home with a shotgun saying “c’mon, mother fuckers. I dare you to steal my stuff.”

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