Month: June 2005

The Child in Me

Andrea posted a meme listing five things you miss from your childhood. That got me thinking about my childhood. I never wanted to be a kid and I really mean never. Some of my earliest memories before school, before moving to Barnettville, are of thinking about the things […]

My Drinking Style

Your Gemini Drinking Style You can drink without changing their behavior much.You’re so naturally chatty and short-attention-spanned that it’s just hard to tell sometimes.You amaze people by conversing with finesse and allusions, then doing something to belie an extremely advanced state of intoxication, like puking in your shoe. […]

The Year I Was Born . . .

In 1969 (the year you were born) Richard Nixon becomes president of the US Senator Edward Kennedy escapes injury when the car he is driving veers off a narrow bridge on Chappaquiddick Island US astronaut Neil Armstrong becomes the first person to set foot on the moon while […]


Not because Oprah told me to . . . but just because it’s been on my list for years and I fell upon an affordable second-hand copy at Rags of Time bookstore . . . I’ve started to read Faulkner’s The Sound and the Fury. I’m 63 pages […]

Heaven on Earth

Grammie was in my dream last night. She was young like when I was a kid, all dressed up to go to church with those low-heeled Tender Tootsie tan coloured pumps and a full head of thick light brown hair. We were in a big room with cathedral […]

Some Bird

My landlord arrived home from Montreal last night for a three week visit. I’m a little disconcerted by the cigarette smoke and how thin the walls appear to be . . . because while he is not often here he’s going to let three guys and a girl […]

Into the Kitchen

I took a few pics of my kitchen today while I was down there doing laundry and cleaning. This is what it looks like as you come in from outside or downstairs.And this is what it looks like from the doorway of the laundry room or the smurf […]

Impossible to Follow

My alarm went off this morning at 7:30 and I got up, what is the world coming to? Actually, I have been awake off and on since 4:30 so it’s not as big a deal as it sounds. I went to bed pretty early last night, couldn’t work […]