haiku of the moment
was made much better by you
and your reading -- thanks
a return to greatness
"agnostic prayer is a good back-up strategy."
--special k on the fine points of computing
"the self-effacing path leading to it gradually parts to reveal the enormous parasol of a roof lightly upheld by a cadence of supports."
-- g.e.k. smith writing on thorncrown chapel
(to more fully appreciate this, my mom is 75 and looks, and acts, like a somewhat aged version of aunt bea from the "andy griffith show.")
we're going to the movies when a super-hot 20-something woman crosses in
front of us on foot.
b1: "i'll take that for christmas."
mom (in exasperation): "oh, b1!"
b1: "it may well be your only chance to get a grandchild."
we wait and watch her sashay past.
mom: "maybe you should stick it to her."
"time is short and suddenly you're not there any more."
-- ghost of xmas present, "scrooge"
"i was going to give you guys knives for christmas, then i thought 'no,
you'll just kill each other.'"
--woman to son leaving knife store
"this is so FRUSTRATING. i can't spell good enough to find things in
--white american woman in her 20's in a cd store
it's no secret that most guys want a threesome (those who do not are
REAL good at building models), but trying to bring that to reality is
how do you convince one woman to bring in another? where do you find a
bed that's big enough? how do you keep the two of them from going
shopping together and talking about your penis size afterward?
here's one possible answer to the conundrum:
on a call with the miami herald
miami herald: "does it bother you that you're having a transfer at an
airport where there's just been a shooting on a plane?"
b1-66er: "no. i like it. i collect stories and experiences. it helps
break the tedium of what would otherwise be normal travel."
miami herald: <long silence>