after the weekend
September 10, 2012
Today’s XKCD sums up how I’ve been feeling lately. Only in my mind it’s juggling balls, and they’re all falling toward me, and I have to catch them. My to do list right now is a lot of a little things, and I don’t have to do them all immediately. But I have to do them. I’m working on the “little bit at a time” philosophy. I just have to do a few things a day, but I have to do something.
One of the things I did this weekend was bag up some clothes for donation. Especially the oversize sweaters and T-shirts and things that I loved in college, but I’ve really been avoiding the oversized clothes thing and they need to go. It still gets emotional — I’m one of those people who puts sentimental value on things. Which makes it all the more important that I actually let things go. But this batch includes a shirt I bought when I was a student in the UK, a T-shirt from an ex-boyfriend that I never wear, and other shirts that were gifts but that I’ll never wear. Yeah, they need to go.
Anybody remember Lexx? Crazy SF TV show, contemporary with Farscape, but really really strange, most notable for the rather shockingly phallic space ship? I never really watched it, but I remember being intrigued by the couple of episodes I managed to catch. Like the one with the musical theater planet, in which all the dialog was sung (and this was before the Buffy musical episode, if I recall). Well, Target had the first two seasons on sale for $4 each, and I’m a sucker for Target’s DVD sales, so I got it, and watched the first few episodes, and I have to confess, I really loved it. Completely, off the rails crazy. Like Dune filtered through an Adam Ant video. Low production values and held together with twine and good intentions, but I have to appreciate anything with that kind of whacked out imagination. Space pirates, brains in jars, a hideous dystopia — and Barry Bostwick in a sequined loincloth? Bwah!