Does anyone have a recipe for homemade chloroform? I ask because I'm exhausted but I can't sleep. Insomnia + exhaustion is a bad combination. By the way, how do I know homemade chloroform even exists? Because I still remember a story My Better Half told me about a long time ago, where a friend of his figured out how to make it and called his homemade concoction "Chuckle" because the chemical makeup was something like CHCl or something. If you know how to score some, let me know. Til then I'll … [Read more...] about Got Chuckle?
In addition to being sick, it has been too goddamn hot to set foot outside my front door. So I've not been going for the daily walks I so look forward to once summer is over. The September equinox may have signaled fall's arrival to the rest of the country, but here it just means that in another month or so I might be able to part the blackout curtains that are drawn all summer long. Which, here, is at least 5 months long, give or take. (Please take, by the way. TAKE IT AWAY. I daydream that … [Read more...] about In Which I Gain 7 lbs in One Week
It can be easy to get discouraged by the job market and sometimes I’m not very enthusiastic about the jobs I apply for. I wish that I had been given the luxury of thoughtfully planning a career transition while I still collected a paycheck, but unfortunately that’s not the case. I tried like hell for months to find other work before my unemployment happened, even before I knew for sure that I was getting laid off. While I was still working, I was applying only for things that were directly … [Read more...] about Paper Dolls
I've just discovered that all of my recipes go as follows: Step 1: Gather ingredients. Step 2: Heat oven. Step 3: Call my sister-in-law, the chef. … [Read more...] about My Recipe Files