05.13.2003 - 1:45 p.m.
Jellyfish stings I got on my
Apparently sincere offers received from JB to pee on it: 2
Offers accepted: 0
Number of courses served, seriously, during dinner at "Sabatini's":
Dollars lost in the casino in an embarrassingly quick and efficient
Tables of people at karaoke who found themselves compelled to
perform the Grease song "Summer Nights" even though
no one remembered the words very well and the only part they
were able do in unison was the "Well-a, well-a, well-a,
uh!" part, after which they would collapse in drunken laughter:
Of the many exciting things
that could have happened during my absence from Workplace,
none did, which I suppose falls into the no-news-is-good-news
category. I did discover that the coworker who I had asked to
put an autoresponder on my email had forgotten to do so, so I
had this piled-up wad of emails that had just lingered for a
week, unanswered and unacknowledged, giving me the (incredibly
false) appearance of being so busy like ze bee I couldn't
be bothered to respond to anyone. Sundry, the Rude Executive!
Except NOT, of course, and I spent a length amount of time crafting
lengthy explanatory responses to people who frankly probably
didn't give a tin shit in the first place. Sundry, the Over-Apologetic
Ah well, back to the routine.
Birth, school, work, death, and all that. Can't live on a cruise
OR CAN YOU?
So either I've been battling
the same germ for weeks now, or I picked up something new and
exotic on the trip. Once again I'm tootling away into wads of
kleenex and mouth-breathing throughout the night, leaving me
with a taste I can only describe as "like a rotting hyena
corpse, but worse somehow." I've got a sinus headache from
hell that's lasted a full 24 hours and despite several handfuls
of ibuprofen, shows no sign of letting up. When did I get to
be such a decrepit, shambling wreck of a person? O, my lost youth,
with its vim/vigor/piss/vinegar.
In other fascinating news,
JB hung his backpack on a door in our hallway last night (he
was "picking up") and Cat has decided it's a pretty
good place for chilling out and keeping an eye on Dog.
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comments so far.
I have moved. - 1.03.2005
Obviously, a work in progress. - 12.27.2004
Happy holidays! - 12.24.2004
Listen, I am not a complete dick, it's not like I want Joe to die alone surrounded by cats or something. - 12.23.2004
Plus I am convinced my butt is extra big when it's upside down. - 12.22.2004