November 23, 2012 – Friday 5

I did not do any Black Friday shopping this year. It seemed a little tacky that some places opened at midnight to cram shoppers in, so I opted out with a therapy session in the morning, and lunch with the Stribz and Charlie in the afternoon at No. 1 Pho.

In Speckle news, she’s been around to the point where I didn’t even need a live trap to catch her, I was able to pick  her up and bring her in. She got a good bill of health at the vet and is going to go for shots tomorrow. She is such a sweet, mellow thing.



I wish I could keep her; but with Roxie and Reese right now, there’s no way I can take a third cat. I am carefully vetting adoptive parents for her though, rather than just dropping her at the Humane Society.

As I type this, she’s zonked out on my lap from playing kitten games all day.

I’m looking forward to telling you a happy story about where Speckle will be living forever.

Onwards! To the Friday5!

  1. What’s your favorite black article of clothing?
    I have a lot of black clothing, it’s pretty much the staple of my wardrobe. But right now, my favorite piece that I’m wearing all the time are  by black platform boots that go with my dresses and most of my skirts.
  2. What’s the best black food?
    Of the foods that I can think of, blackberries are at the top of the list.
  3. How did you pass the time during your most recent extended blackout (power outage)?
    It was at work, when randomly, half the block went out. Before they released us, I sat by my office window and read a book on my iPad, then I went with the Knuckleheads to the atrium and had lunch with them.
  4. When did you last play blackjack?
    Ages and ages ago.
  5. What are some songs in your iTunes (or other media player) whose titles contain the word black?
    Strong Black Vine, Tori Amos
    Black Star, Radiohead
    Supermassive Black Hole, Muse
    Black Mud, The Black Keys
    Black Tongue, Yeah Yeah Yeahs
    Black Like Me, Spoon
    Black Cadillacs, Modest Mouse
    White Men in Black Suits, Everclear
    Black, Pearl Jam
    Spin the Black Circle, Pearl Jam


One thought on “November 23, 2012 – Friday 5

  1. Some stores were opening at 9 PM for Black Friday. It’s unfair to employees and customers…making people feel like they must get the deals within hours of celebrating Thanksgiving.

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