Thursday, August 19, 2010

Book clubs... and that's about it

I joined a book club at my new job.

And... Sadly, that's about the most exciting thing that has happened in my life lately. I know it sounds terrible (and terribly boring) to say that I've been too busy to do anything interesting lately, but it's the truth.

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Yesterday I was walking through a building on campus when a news reporter from a local radio station stopped me.

"You just look so nice," she said. "Would you mind giving me a quote for a story I'm doing about a local business that's closing?"

I talked to her a while about the business, but couldn't help but wonder, What did she mean about me "looking nice"? Was she trying to tell me I have a face for radio?

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One of my new coworkers asked me if I had religious reasons for wearing skirts and dresses all the time.

"Nope," I said. "It's just that the heat index is 110 degrees right now, and I can't stand the thought of ironing pants, let alone wearing them all day. If I were a guy, I'd probably wear a kilt."

Ask me a personal question, you'll get an honest answer.

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I may be performing stand up again sooner than I'd intended. I was volunteered for a weekly open mic night, signed up for a performance that's happening in about a month, and added to a list of potential comics for an all-female show. I'm not sure I have enough material for any of this, let alone the cajones. But we'll see.

5 comments:

Suzanne said...

I am very exited to hear you are doing more stand up!!!!

Kim said...

Your stand-up career is really taking off! I'm so happy about that.

I thought about wearing a skirt today. I'm glad I didn't...it's not very warm out like it has been.

angelasw said...

What are you reading? Also yay for more standup - you are hilarious and I love watching the videos! What do you do at the college? I've been thinking about trying to get another job at a local university during grad school...

Elizabeth said...

You do look nice! Well, I think so anyway.

I've yet to find a book club where I actually feel like I fit in.

Also, I'll be an Austin resident as of October 13, so I think a get together is in pretty high order.

Aura. said...

Sometimes little news is good news, especially after a period of such crazy change!

What are you reading for your book club?