Oh, I really cannot be bothered...
The usual post-bar shift bollocks.
Tonight's bar crowd was not as great in numbers as usual, but they sure made up for it in other measurements of volume. So much piss and puke...
Two really good things, though:
1) I AM GOING TO SWEDEN FOR TWO MONTHS!!! R & S are going on their yearly family visit, to spend two lazy months out in the cottage with the garden by the stream that I've seen so many pictures of. They leave Monday morning, and told me I could come along! They said I would need to get a phrasebook, as once the plane lands *no one* speaks English. I told them that that didn't bother me, and that I would happily stop speaking English now.
2) Even though I technically do have health insurance, now, I still don't really have a doctor. BUT NOW I DO HAVE A FORENSIC PATHOLOGIST ON RETAINER! I am very excited about that, as pathologists are so much more useful than doctors. I don't think my insurance will pay for it, though.I'm not really going to Sweden, sadly. Even though they did say I could, but I don't think they were serious, but they did say it and I have witnesses... But I do really have a Pathologist.
Super Wow GO!
I just returned from the Japanese market, stocking up on mentaiko chili
and natto, when I came across (oh! excuse me!) this awesome snack:
But does anyone notice anything strange here?
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*"TAKO (octopus) BUKKAKE"
Maggie, the lovely new bar kitten, has started to
horrify the customers by stalking and killing pigeons in the bar's back garden, then proudly parading through the bar with their twitching and flapping not-quite-yet-dead bodies in her mouth. Good girl!
Rats with wings: 0
I saw this god-awful monstrosity
on the ways to and from the Cincinnati airport.
Time with the extra-family was surprsiingly good, but three days really did seem like about two weeks. How does one get so worn out doing nothing
?!?!?Here is the website for the sleazy strip club that was across the street from my motel room.
The thrift shopping in ohio is exceptional, though. I got some paisley shirts (1.99$ each) and a fucking red velvet smoking jacket with black satin lapels
I really want to move away from here... Not to ohio, obviously, but I think seeing the space and... something else... there reminded me of how important it is for me to get out of this city...
I hope I like Portland / Seattle... If not, I have nowhere else to go.
Except maybe Atlantis?
I am off to fucking Ohio in the A.M., to see 'people' who I am told I am related to.
I haven't seen them in more than ten years, haven't thought about them in more than twenty, and I'd really much rather not
I am happy that I will get to see my Grandmother, though, my last living grandparent. It's just the lot of other rabble that I could well do without. My Grandmother is the only member of the extra-family I have had any contact with over the past several years, but only through (very) infrequent cards and (very) occasional letters... This might be the last time I ever see her.
I don't know... Maybe I'll finally get some reading done?
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There is finally a local production
of The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton Under the Direction of the Marquis de Sade
* * *Go Lions!
"KIEV (Reuters) - A man shouting that God would keep him safe was mauled to death by a lioness in Kiev zoo after he crept into the animal's enclosure, a zoo official said on Monday. "The man shouted 'God will save me, if he exists', lowered himself by a rope into the enclosure, took his shoes off and went up to the lions," the official said. "A lioness went straight for him, knocked him down and severed his carotid artery." The incident, Sunday evening when the zoo was packed with visitors, was the first of its kind at the attraction. Lions and tigers are kept in an "animal island" protected by thick concrete blocks."
Let's round up more christians! How can I help? Call me!
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Suppose that your parents just told you that you had been born with three arms, and they had one of them cut off when you were still a baby
. Do you think you could ever forgive them, or do you think they did the right thing?
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WHAT?!?!? "Sky One is scheduled to broadcast a new version of The Prisoner in 2007, it was confirmed in May 2006. The actor who will play Number Six has yet to be officially confirmed, but the BBC and other sources indicate that Christopher Eccleston is in negotiations."
* * *x.o.
The end of an era...
After more than a decade without...
I think I now have health insurance
I just got the dental plan card in the mail, and it is printed on a form of four cards...
So there are three insurance cards that just say *N/A*!, *NIL*!, *Don't even fucking bother*!, et cetera...
It is all a fucking scam, and as soon as it takes hold I will get hit by a bus or run over by a tank or something.
Two of my oldest and dearest friends gave birth
tonight. Well, obviously, she did all of that. But they became parents tonight, together, a little bit ahead of schedule and I am ashamed that I didn't even realize what the schedule was.
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Via the WFMU blog, A NEW SCOTT WALKER ALBUM COMES OUT ON MAY EIGHTH!!!
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And best of all, MRRRANDA ARRIVES TOMMORROW!!!
Not soon enough and not for long enough, but I am just so wonderfully happy...
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And tired. Good night.