Monthly Archive: February 2006

Feb 28 2006

Happy Fat Tuesday!

I’m not sure which is more worthy of celebration…the final day of feasting before the solemn period of Lent, or the fact that this is the last day of an interminable February…which I am convinced is the most difficult month to endure in this part of the world.  Thank goodness it’s only 28 days long …

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Feb 27 2006

Clearly there was no “Smart Ass” as a result option…

All-Around Smart You are all-around smart. Essentially, that means that you are a good combination of your own knowledge and experience, along with having learned through instruction – and you are equally as good with theoretical things as you are with real-world, applied things. You have a well-rounded brain. 20% theoretical intelligence20% natural intelligence   …

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Feb 25 2006

Tipping the Embarrassment Scale ALL the way over…

Regular readers of ShazzerSpeak know that my Significant Other is not always thrilled by the fact that I write so regularly about our lives on the internet for 7 or 8 people all the world to see. Dr. Darling is a very private person on top of being pretty typically Swedish, which means her preferred mode …

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Feb 23 2006

Nurse Shazzer checking in

  Haven’t had much chance to blog lately because I’ve been too busy making soup and buying popcicles…in other words, pumping liquids into Dr. Darling by any means necessary. The patient is doing much better BTW, and actually ingested some solid food without discomfort today.  In the meantime, it appears as though someone at our …

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Feb 20 2006

WBD: a tangible weapon of mass destruction

Talk about “telling it like it is.” Swedes have a special name for stomach flu (acute viral gastroenteritis) that translates literally to “Winter Barfing Disease” in English.  I don’t know why it took four winters for me to hear about it for the first time because I guess it’s quite common. The symptoms come on …

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Feb 19 2006

Chalkboard scrawl…

For the benefit of my non-American readers … the humour of this particular internet “quiz” is based on a classic punishment for elementary school students who misbehave in class. Teachers will often require kids to write a sentence stating “I will not…[insert infraction here]” on the classroom chalkboard over and over and over again … usually …

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Feb 19 2006

Something to remember the next time I’m at a Burger King…

This is one of the more amusing blog quizes I’ve seen in awhile: Shazzer is mostly likely to say the out-of-date phrase: I’m gonna open up a can of whoop-ass To: Elvis Presley Why? Because he keyed your car Take this quiz at QuizGalaxy.com

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