Yearly Archives: 2003

Birthday at Ruths Chris

Tonite I am going to Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse. When I lived in Austin as an undergrad, my roommate (coincidentally, her name was Ruth) told me that she heard Ruth’s Chris steakhouse, which was a Texas-based chain, was named after Ruth’s husband (or maybe her son…) who ran the steakhouse and then died, so Ruth kept the name in honor of…

Birthday Countdown to 40 – Getting Closer

List of things I’ve closets cleaned in the past week: 1. Pantry. 2. Bathroom linen closet. 3. Pen drawer. List of sample items found and tossed: 1. The kid’s old lunch pack soy milks; fermented. Walmart brand (“Great Value”) Hot Chocolate; six small packages of solid brown milk-product bricks (not such a great value). 2. Corroded batteries; tylenol – two…