Archive for January 2009

Imagine getting fixed up with the same guy TWICE!

January 31, 2009

This temperamental beast restarted AGAIN! UGH! These are from my copy of America’s Dumbest Dates: Over 500 Tales of Fumbled Flirtations. First Impressions “I wanted to impress Jeff, so I insisted on driving. I got into the driver’s seat and, with infinite grace and aplomb, slammed my hand into the car door. My fingers swelled […]

54 minutes and kindergarten!

January 31, 2009

High-scoring words of the night so far: ARRAYED (162 points) – against Laynie P. [two 3W] CLAYIER (725 points) – against Alice P. [5W, two 3W] NUANCES (101 points) – against Cathryn D. [4W, hook off HEART for a plural] John was a bit late picking me up, but that was because he went on […]

Milkshakes, FAMILY GUY, and popcorn (survey)

January 31, 2009

High-scoring word of the day: AXLES (145 points) – against Angela V. [5W, 2W] Called Henry to see what his car’s status was. It was time to call in my backup, so I advised Ada of the fact that I’d need a ride to Awana. She said that she wasn’t going since she was sick, […]

Steam Works works as a dinner place – yay, MissionsFest!

January 31, 2009

High-scoring words of the night so far: UNYOKES (174 points) – against Linda B. [4W, 3L on Y] (a good deficit-erasing word!) QUAIL (135 points) – against Angela V. [5W, 2L on Q] VISITOR (171 points) – against Cathy S. [4W] I met Eric more or less on time, although I somehow couldn’t recognize the […]

Why would Fitness World call me?!

January 30, 2009

High-scoring word of the day: AVERT (108 points) – against Mimi F.-B. [two 3W] Took a shower earlier today, and consequently missed calls from Fitness World (?!) and Henry. So I turned the phone on, which turned out to be a good thing since Andrea called me shortly afterwards. She realized just this morning that […]

Vapor, thunder, Salisbury steak, and poo’s weight

January 30, 2009

High-scoring words of the night so far: PLOTZES (110 points) – against Lydia L. [2W, hook off AXON for a plural] VAPORY (153 points) – against Steve L. [two 3W] OXTERS (103 points) – against Jerry S. [5W, hook off BAG for a plural] THUNDER (148 points) – against Jean C. [4W, 5L on H] […]

Carpet showers while baking an oversalted loaf

January 29, 2009

Bingo of the day so far: OVERSALT (87 points) – against Judy B. High-scoring words of the day so far: DOGEYS (126 points) – against Angela V. [two 3W] CARPET (111 points) – against Karla M. [two 2W, hook off SHAKE to make SHAKER] SHOWERS (100 points) – against Mary M. [5W, 2L on H] […]


January 29, 2009

High-scoring words of the morning so far: ARMHOLE (148 points) – against Michelle M.-K. [4W, 5L on M] IONIZER (1050 points) – against Michael M. [two 5W] You Are Like a Virgin If you were transported back to the 80s, your life would be all about absorbing everything. You are practically a virgin (or born-again […]

Who’s Jack? / Intestine tract measurements

January 29, 2009

High-scoring words of the late night so far: TOY (131 points) – against Colin W. [3W, 5W] THEME (108 points) – against Annu E. [4W, 3L on H] Hmm. I got a strange Facebook addition just now. Not sure I know anyone named Jack Hui, although he apparently knows Benedict / Henry / Sabrina / […]

Abusing quotation marks and apostrophes!

January 28, 2009

High-scoring words of the night so far: ASHY (240 points) – against Jessica D. [4W, 5W] MOVER (140 points) – against Josephine S. [5W, 5L on M] COMAKER (136 points) – against Mimi R.-B. [4W, 2W] EMOTIONS (350 points) – against Eileen D. [two 5W] OOZED (204 points) – against Itamar R. [3W, 4W] Interesting […]