February 10th, 2010

I've been in my mind and it's such a fine line...

I'm still (very slowly) reading "Eat, Pray, Love" by Elizabeth Gilbert. I was reading it on BART this morning. When I got off at Embarcadero Station, I tucked my paperback copy in my pocket book (hand-bag or purse for my non US East Coast people) and was on the platform heading for the escalator, thinking of snarky things I was going to say about the book when I finished it. I spotted a woman walking the other way, while reading a hard-backed edition of the same the book. Unfortunately there was no time to stop her for a mini-book club moment, so all I could do was wallow in a moment of self-disgust for being such a literary lemming.

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Hello to all my snow-bound Chelsea Drugstore friends. New York, Boston, DC, Chicago. To me there's no wonder or fun or glory in any of it. I'm glad not to be where it's actually cold and wet and snowy, but full of vicarious crankiness because to me it's all about dealing with the travel ramifications of canceled flights and having to VERY POLITELY explain to people that NO, I CAN'T GET YOU TO NEW YORK FOR YOUR VERY IMPORTANT MEETING BECAUSE ALL THE FLIGHTS HAVE BEEN CANCELED!!!

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I want to at least start walking to work again, but I can't until my thighs and calves feel a bit better and especially until the big, nasty blister on my right heel subsides.
fatuous lunatic

The Nexus of Politics and Comics

Sorry about the source.

Tea Party Jab to Be Zapped From Captain America Comic, Writer Says


I'm kind of pissed that they're backing down under pressure because I don't think they're saying anything that isn't true. And let's never forget the "Tea Party" people are the one who used the "Tea Bagging" words for over a month before they were clued in the that whole country was laughing at them and now you're a bad person for if you say "Tea Bagger" instead of "Tea Partyer."