Month: November 2011

i have to admit, of the major holidays, thanksgiving is far down on my list of favorites. christmas, of course, wins by far. fourth of july and halloween and st. patrick’s day now lend themselves to incredible parties, so that gives those days the extra oomph that gets them over the lack of gift-giving. i guess thanksgiving ranks ahead of…

startling realization: i’m pretty selfish. i’ve been aware of this for a while, of course, since the entire world does seem to revolve around me me me. but now i’ve noticed it in a real and practical sense. segue to example: i entered the gym this evening around 9pm. an attractive blonde girl was jogging or climbing or slinging or…

why is it so easy to write metaphors and similes for poop, but rarely for other, relevant topics? for example, sitting in my chair is like…drawing a blank. it’s like waiting for the elevator doors to open. it’s like resting my ass on a hardened surface.on the other hand: my poop was like a human arm, complete with functioning elbow.…

tonight’s chain of events: – finish book due yesterday– return several books to the library and discover several new ones that have arrived from on hold– feel accomplished enough with the single book completion to settle down with some brewskis and wall street journals– become easily distracted by the internet.– finish three beers and talk to emily for an hour–…

washington is a really gorgeous state. i just wish i got a chance to see it while i was there because, literally, if i hadn’t bothered to go out to lunch thursday and friday, i would not have seen the landscape in daylight. 6am-6pm shifts in the windowless, bleak interior of a hospital, folks. it’s hell for sun-loving freaks like…