My parents just stopped by on their way home from the pumpkin patch to deliver unto me a moon melon. Normally I’m all in favor of pumpkin carving and whatnot, but since our front windows are blocked up by the guys working on the masonry and our front door is right between the foot of [...]
call her green, for the children who’ve made her
Archive for October, 2008
A Brief History of Lacy Underwear, or, The Economy of Undergarments.
One of my acquisitions at this year’s Library Used Book Sale was Isaac Asimov’s Treasury of Humor. My first response to the title was, ‘they’re kidding me, right?’ but they were not, in fact, kidding. He apparently wrote the book as a way to cope with having to go on a resort vacation, and because [...]
The problem with getting your voting done early is that now I still have to wait until election day to find out what everybody else thought. If you vote early you should be able to find out the results early too. It’s only fair.
The British Toilet Association’s loo attendant of the year.
Bliss is two people sitting on a couch, each with a book and a warm tasty beverage. A purring cat on the feet is optional.
It’s not that I don’t want to talk to people, I just don’t like answering the phone.
Why does the cat always have to throw up on my favourite chair?
So, my husband (I admit it, it is so much fun to say that word) has recently come to his wit’s end with Catholicism and in the search for the Next Great Thing has started attending Socialist rallies and listening to online lectures by Richard Dawkins. There’s a part of me that gets concerned about [...]
me: I have a flying topless lady! (pointing to the carved Indonesian figure that my mum gave me for my birthday, and which is hanging over my desk) Ryan: I love you so much. me: Because I have a flying topless lady? Ryan: It’s one of many reasons.