CVS: Por favor! Please! El Guapo in DC Dennis writes about this post: One of the funniest entries I read in a while. El Guapo has a problem with the fact that his local CVS locks up certain popular yet private products … An excerpt:
Unfriendly customer service? Yes, but not my top issue. Long lines? Yes, but not my top issue. Handwritten “No cash back for Debit” notes? Yes, but not my top issue. Not enough religious candles? Yes, I’d like a larger assortment, but not my top issue. My top issue?
Demons On the W.W. Wagon This is a distressing yet courageous post. Thanks to Velvet for the recommendation, who wrote this about it: I’m totally moved by this post from Stef, and I’m rarely moved by anything. The extent of the humiliation she has been made to feel due to her appearance not being what other people deemed was right – it’s heartbreaking. An excerpt:
I’ve been overweight all of my life. What has come with that is the fact that I have been the victim of some pretty cruel comments for as long as I can remember. They’ve come from strangers, from classmates, from those who are supposed to care about me…
Also Noted: Two Amy’s report at Field of Flowerz. They charged us $9 each for the limoncello which we thought was a bit excessive, but I had been craving limoncello for the last 5 or 6 weeks so I was happy to conquer my craving. A former Blade reporter now in Oahu shares an interesting read from his archive. From But a Well-Organized Closet is Still a Closet. A message from a former DC blogger now in Texas about an election there. I know I have a lot of DC readers here, since that’s my old home, and while this is a Texas race, I’d like to point out that you all have a vested interest in its outcome. From By the Bayou I’m no great fan of Marion Barry, by any means, but I don’t understand why a court, looking at his tax crimes, also ordered him to undergo a drug test. From Dappled Things. A Naval officer in town for a conference writes: My bed in Bethesda is as uncomfortable as my room is poorly appointed. The government-issue, fire-retardant mattress is covered by only a thin sheet that forced me to repress the thought of when last it was changed. I slept moderately last night and awoke at reveille. Water pressure in the shower is so low that I have to run around just to get wet …. From a Corner of the Cosmos.