Thursday, February 26, 2009
Sunday, February 22, 2009
122/365: lunch @ Whole Paycheck!
Originally uploaded by Theorris
The best part about going for lunch at Whole Foods yesterday was that I ran into Megastore! I recommended she buy a fancy cake for her Oscar party tonight. She demurred.
Why can't I run into my cool friends all the time? Instead I usually run into ex-girlfriends or people who annoy me.
Something tells me I should stop this post before I insult someone. For once I am taking my own council.
Sunday, February 15, 2009
While Loomis may be saving money trundling about town in his own car because everything is so close, he is not helping the environment by re-joining the legion of single-drivers. He, in fact, is compounding it.
Friday, February 13, 2009
Monday, February 09, 2009
That's been sitting framed on my shelf
It was years ago, has it been years ago now?
I was left feeling the lie that is all that it was
The lie that makes you want to rip the world
But still makes sense
She thought she knew me, and she did, in so many
She caught me in that framed bit of truth
She knew the snorts or my sleep
The desperate grabs at affection
The coughing desire fulfilled
The unpolished me
And I was angry when I read the poem
That at the time I embraced, as I embraced
I was angry reading it. I was me. I was not
But she was right
Even God put on the spot
Sunday, February 08, 2009
What I am getting at is that if something so simple as warmth can have an impact on us, imagine the impact of our fellow human being's behavior--subtle or not. The economic down turn has really only started hitting the middle class right now, what with the massive layoffs in January (the greatest since 1974). That didn't stop people from participating in the meme of economic collapse, however. People stopped spending the moment all the bad news started rolling in. (Most of the big losses were initially only seen by people wealthy enough to invest plummeting stock market.)
People, of course, are scared. Hell I'm even scared and I, quite honestly, don't have that much to worry about or, in fact, to lose. Sure it would suck being out of work (and the imags of bread lines do flash into my mind occasionally) but I am fairly mobile in my lifestyle and could hit the road if worse came to worst. While I think my job is fairly secure, recent events have made me and many other antsy. Thus we have the downward spiral of the meme of the bad economy.
All I know is I just need someone to hand me a warm cup of coffee before I hit the cold world tomorrow. Maybe that will make things look better.
Tuesday, February 03, 2009
I suppose i have something more discursive to write at some point, but it sure as hell ain't now.
Lord Jeebus get me through the winter.
Shit just in writing this I thought of three really good tweets.