For lunch I had a salad and a banana. Of course, the salad had blue cheese on it and I'm planning to eat chocolate cake later. This is why I practice a Belly Acceptance Program rather than a Fat Ass Reduction Program. The acronym isn't so good, though.
My bike is at the shop (where, amazingly, I bought it 13 years ago this month). I looked at the tune up and fixing estimate and said, "Sure, go for it!" It now occurs to me that I have put more money into this bike than I paid for it in the first place. But it's still going.
Asking actually not for a friend, but for myself: have any of you had experiences with Al-Anon or ACOA or similar? Feel free to email me (newrambler at the gmails) if you'd prefer to remain a bit more anonymous than this open thread.
Finding rights holders for music: Anyone have an idea of how one would go about this? Specifically, I'm trying to find out who holds the rights to Harry Oster's recordings (he was an American folklorist).
Pricing question: Some of you may recall that long ago I was working on a book. Life has been a wee bit hectic these last months, but I'm actually approaching publication. It will be a 106-page trade paperback, of which I think 92 pages actually contain text. I'm planning to sell the book book for $10 and the ebook for $2,
Me: I really felt the NPR commentator was a little mean to that basketball player who just came out. I mean, he said, "Let's face it, he's not a great player--oh, he's not even GOOD." I mean, he has a professional job? How can he be bad?