Month: August 2007

The Marathon: Part 1

When I signed up for the marathon, I wasn’t sure how much I was going to write about it. On one hand, the training alone is a lush field of whining waiting to be reaped—on the other hand, going on at length about one’s personal hobbies can be tedious for those who aren’t into the …

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Bay City Tech

[phone rings] ME: Hello? SOOZ: Hi there! ME: Well, hello! SOOZ: How’s it going? ME: The kitchen’s stacked with dishes, I left raw chicken on every available surface and the carpet’s on fire. SOOZ: Oh, good. ME: Naw, none of that’s true. Well, the chicken thing— SOOZ: What? ME: Has been taken care of. SOOZ: …

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Bad Moon Rising

Lock up your pets, y’all. Friday: Two days after Molly’s bum debacle, I got a frantic phone call from my mother saying my cat is shaking, not eating, and bright red. My cat is gray. I race home thinking ‘glowing nuclear cat’ thoughts, to find my poor kitty indeed shaking pitifully, her skin a very …

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Books I Wish Came in a Fine Powder, So I Could Snort and Become One With Them

(Not really, but not too far off.) In honor of my finishing three books in one week (which I’m sure will never happen again) and my recent fascination with the new Crackbook site, I’m pinching a topic from Doppelganger’s booklist: Books That Should Be Made into Movies.The Gun Seller – Little known (but best-selling) book …

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