…little meme, for which no one will tag me. The eights, many of which have been ganked from those who’ve come before me: 1. I got up this morning, of my own volition (no D waiting at the end of my driveway), at 430 AM and ran 14 miles. Well, D did meet me around… Continue reading that nasty…
So, you know those Maruchan Ramen noodles called “Instant Lunch?” They should be called “Instant MESS.” You think you’re saving time boiling water and feeding the hordes some nutritionally void carbohydrates for lunch, and then you get an hours’ worth of picking up noodles, one by one (because there ain’t no “sweeping” or “wiping” a… Continue reading cup noodles, other
Oh, the camera works again. Apparently I had the battery in backwards, or something. I blame stuff like that on the lack of RAM in my brain. Clearly I need some kind of upgrade.
In addition the pact I set with myself to NOT cut my hair until my diss is done*, a wager now exists as even more incentive for me to work: B has bet me that he will finish the upstairs bathroom before I finish a full draft of my dissertation. This is a good-natured wager,… Continue reading wagers
This is my old friend Mike. Years ago we struggled side by side through the great Dr. Page Laws’ honors seminars at Norfolk State University and sat next to each other in alphabetical order to receive our diplomas in 1999. Then we went our separate ways: me to an MFA program across town, he to… Continue reading small worlds
Our Illinois/Iowa trip was fabu. I still wish we could have flown, but the big van with armchair recliners and a TV/VCR/Playstation did the trick. I don’t know that it made being in the car for a 20-hour stretch *comfortable*, but it certainly could have been far worse. Now we are back home, and I… Continue reading oh, the places I’ll go