posts from August 2004

write me in for president…

…because if elected, I promise America that any blogger who uses the phrase “the party of hate” (to describe the political party opposite his/her own affiliation) will be hog-tied with USB cable and spanked 14,871 times with his own keyboard. That’s one spank for every time I’ve seen that phrase used this year. Enough of […]

Garden State

Oh, mercy, I can’t believe how good Garden State is. I went in with high expectations, having seen the trailer a few times, and they were thoroughly exceeded. It’s Zach Braff‘s debut as a screenwriter and director, and he’s hit the ball out of the park. The film has an unconventional but compelling structure, and […]

bigger in Texas

About an hour ago, I saw a possum in my yard the size of a bear cub. Last week there was a grasshopper on our window the size of a baseball bat. And every night for the last few months, a spider the size of a 1972 Chevy Nova has come out to sit on […]

feed me, Seymour… feed me all night long

I’ve turned on Blogger’s automated syndication features for this account, just for the hell of it. The feed is at: If you use a newsreader app or service, subscribe! I promise to write more (and maybe even better) stuff than I have for the last few months…


Bunker needled me a little on the phone earlier for never writing anything here anymore… I just can’t believe how fast the days are flying by since I started my new job and, of course, since we learned of the pregnancy. Life is certainly hectic but happy in the extreme. Someday soon I’ll sit down […]