I am terrifically exhausted today. Let me tell you this thing, though! The past two nights I did not get enough sleep. But I woke up and was all chipper. Today I was like, okay. I mean, last night, I was like, okay. Need to sleep. So I went to bed at a reasonable time.
And I woke up feeling like a lead brick. I actually hit my snooze button, which I never do. I vaguely remember being heavily invested in seeing what would happen next in my dream, but now I don't remember the dream at all. And then got out of the bathroom to discover I had taken 40 minutes to shower and wash my face and brush my teeth instead of the usual 20. It was like I had stepped into some weird time warp. I don't know how I did that.
In other news, I found this old McSweeney's article that appears to have been written for pikacharma.
Also, I went out with spiralstairs for soup last night. We went to this place I have passed like a billionty times and somehow was under the mistaken assumption that it was fancier than it was. Inside, awesome homemade soup. I got this thing with broccoli rabe and beef. Nom. We chatted a bit but then my foot started to go numb from sitting on the stool so I took that as meaning it was time to go home.
I'm also trying to catch up on TV, since I missed like, all of it ever? I'm caught up on Walking Dead, House and Glee now. I've been trying to watch Person of Interest but I'm so many episodes behind I don't know if it will ever happen. Basically I just like watching Michael Emerson do anything.
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children is very good and I quite like it. I'm also already like 2/3 through it and suspect I will finish it today or tomorrow. It's a very quick, easy read, and much more of a kids' book than I was suspecting. Which I definitely mean as a positive thing; I feared from the premise that it might be pretentious and it isn't at all. It's accessible and plotty and fantastical and coming-of-agey.
I also got the Dragon Age games because they were on sale for like $40 for all three of them, so I've been playing Origins. I started with DAII before I found out that what you do in Origins can affect the second game, so I went back to play through that first, which is kind of neat and exciting.
Is that everything? I think that's everything for now. Merry last day of November, everyone!
ETA! My Mama is in the New York Times!!!
i like chickens.