Monthly Archives: July 2005

i think what is happening here is that

the good Lord has finally gotten around to answering my prayers from last winter (“can we get some degrees up in here, baby?!?) and now, suddenly, he has given me ninety of them all at once. i am currently petitioning … Continue reading

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This is why we are in our bikinis.

No, it’s not the beach. It is Ohio. 92 degrees at 90 percent humidity. Maybel definitely wins the swimsuit competition. Mr. Seth and Senor Hedgie just don’t look natural. I feel so tough living without air conditioning. Like a pioneer. … Continue reading

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Store Wars

check it. Seth said to learn more about the dark side of the farm, “don’t read shit on the Internet.” i was told the video isn’t completely accurate…except for the strawberries being injected with green slime. they totally do that. … Continue reading

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is there anybody in here?

I feel naked and alone. 1. Happiness is found in having things.2. Get all you can for yourself.3. Get it all as quickly as you can.4. Win at all costs.5. Violence is entertaining.6. Always seek pleasure and avoid boredom. feed … Continue reading

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searching for sundaes.

All i want is instant gratification. Today at work I remembered “The Hot Sundaes” from THE episode of Saved by the Bell. You know. Put your mind to it, go for it. Get down and break a sweat, etc. You’d … Continue reading

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you can see them out for dinner with their piggy wives.

on CNN.com today, they’ve decided to juxtapose these headlines: Tattooed pigs become art. and Missing Natalee Holloway case update. and yes, the pig got top billing. How bizarre. Anyway “THIS is going to rock,” says class secretary Lyndsey Teter, who … Continue reading

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good news for you porchers.

when did it get so hot again? it’s tuesday afternoon. i am off work. this is possibly the last tuesday afternoon i will ever have off again. excluding vacations, of course. i’m making my peace with tuesday. anyway, it’s hot. … Continue reading

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swelled bellies and hearts

the story here is that this was a good trip to Athens. Everyone was there. old ghosts reminding me of how good it used to be without quite being as good as the actual moment. just enough to recollect. which … Continue reading

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here comes basic cable tv

a laptop, and grown-up clothes. that was the deal i made with my husband. i got a job as a reporter yesterday. For SNP. This doesn’t excite me as much as the idea of years from now, working at The … Continue reading

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i didn’t like it. not at all.

i will tell you more later. for now, there is a home brew to be bottled. Thomas Jefferson’s Ale. (and more importantly, there is the uncarbonated sludge juice at the bottom of the bucket to finish off.) (oh darn, looks … Continue reading

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