Monthly Archives: March 2010

5 Things for Friday, March 5th

1.  I know I’ve said it before, but Tosh.0 is one of the funniest things I’ve ever seen on TV, and it’s remarkably consistent.  At least once every episode, I laugh so hard at something that I can barely breathe, and it remians funny through the next morning.  Yesterday, both Lady Aravan and I had shit days at work, but after watching the show on the DVR, we were laughing our asses off.  This morning, through my surly have, I would murmur “Ole black betty, amburlance” and chuckle out loud.  If anyone heard me they’d have thought I was out of my fucking mind.

Read the rest of this entry

Five Things for Thursday, March 4th

1.  I noticed today how rare it is to make eye contact with a cashier, other than initial approach, and even then both parties are usually distracted.  I tried to make an effort to keep eye contact unless it was necessary to break it, since I thought the cashier lady would appreciate being acknowledged as a human being.  Instead, she looked back at me with increasingly odd expressions.  I don’t think cashiers are used to having their customers look at them much, so when they do, the cashier thinks it odd.  I’ll have to try it a few more times.

Read the rest of this entry

Three Things for Tuesday, March 2

1.  Yesterday was too soul-crushing to write a new post.  Nothing noteworthy happened, just the standard work-day stuff on a Monday when you’d give anything for one more day at home with your wife.  It was enough to destroy any literary ambitions for the day, even ones as feeble as this.

Read the rest of this entry