Monthly Archives: February 2012
One of my first jobs was working as a runner on a hidden camera prank show. The kind where the producers convinced paintballers that they were being recruited for MI6 so the television viewing public could laugh at them. Basically, we messed … Continue reading
The cop in line in front of me at the coffee shop was in trouble: “I’m debating whether to serve you at all,” said the woman behind the counter. “You gotta apologize to me.”
As the Oscars approach, we naturally become more concerned with movies and their stars. Some of us, more literally than others.
In a stunning departure from the norm, and in particular, from last year’s Oscar shame of having seen a sad total of 2 nominated movies before the awards, Jon and I took my visiting parents to see the Animated Shorts … Continue reading
It was a perfectly ordinary Saturday – coffee, grocery shopping, manicure – until the hawk showed up. Soaring down from the sky to perch in a tree opposite Morton Williams.
As Mardi Gras approaches, thoughts turn to beads, then to breasts, and then to jambalya. Yes, sometimes I wonder about my thought processes too.
Some days – and especially some days in February, post Valentines, with nothing but grayness and rain to look forward to for a few months – the happiness equilibrium is easily rocked and shaken. You had a bad day.
With Valentine’s Day just hours away, thoughts turn inevitably to chocolate. Chocolate and horrible Valentines jokes. For instance; What did the chocolate syrup say to the ice cream? I’m sweet on you.
I’m pretty much suggesting a re-appropriation of the celebration of romantic love for the purposes of celebrating really great girlfriends. I just think we’d have more fun.
The first Valentines Day that I spent with the man I ended up married to was, not to put too fine a point on it, awkward and uncomfortable.