Made this recording really just because I wanted...
And the housemates are back.
Coryn: (venting frustration; she's a fencer) Argh! How can people not know what a counter-attack is!
Elisha walks in, just in time to hear this. He suddenly mock-roars and attacks the kitchen counter.
I bend over in laughter.
Coryn: (confused) That's not a counter-attack. No one's attacking you. You're just attacking the counter... (she finally gets it) Oh.
Cue three-person laughing fit.
Actual Photographic Evidence To Be Published.
Skyped with my parents this morning, and my mother said - of my blizzard pictures - that it looks pretty. She declared it pretty (“Mm. Pretty.”); it was a unchallengeable statement. It might look pretty enough from the windows of a warm, safe home, but walking around in it post-blizzard… not so much. I didn’t bring my camera out today, but I wish I had, so I could...
11 Days into 2011: Looking Back, Looking Forward
Eleven days into this eleventh year of the millenium, and I still have to fight my habit of calling it the “new millenium.” That descriptor expired while I wasn’t paying attention - yet what is ten years, in the span of human history? With thousands of recorded human history behind us, and still forty more years of the “early 2000s” to live out, ten years is hardly...
Freshness Factor Five Thousand: 23 Skidoo - Jason... →
Second to words, I’m a numbers guy. I like significant dates, digits, and planetary transits. I’ve been drawn to the number 1134 since I discovered while dangling upside-down with a calculator that it read, HELL. Seeing 1134 on the clock, odometer, or as the total on a receipt always makes me feel, if sadistically, like I’m in the right place at the right time. The same with 11:11. I always make a...
I’m well aware that ‘tis the season for reflection and goal-setting, but while sitting here in the living room of the Williamses, watching the Rose Parade on TV for the first time in my 22-year life, I read the two very sweet blog entries of Tristan Prettyman and Jason Mraz respectively, about their recent engagement, and I figured - oh, heck, my self-centred obsessions and opinions...