Tuesday, June 21, 2005

Let there be light

Not only is today the longest day of the year, but we also have a full moon tonight.

Last year Stephen, Kris, Theo & I had a picnic at White Rock Lake. That seems like years ago, especially since Theo died.

Yesterday I kept the air conditioner off until 8:00 pm just to see if I could. The morning air was fairly cool and sweet, and I didn’t even have much problem running errands in the afternoon. Today will be another red ozone-alert day.

More things you should know about me:

  • I have an intense dislike of helicopters. Seeing & hearing them, especially in the morning, makes me real mad.
  • Now that I sleep with an apparatus that helps me breathe, I’ve started having the same kind of bizarre, vivid dreams I had as a kid. Someday I may share them with you. (You’re getting it, Paris Hilton! You and your little dog too!)
  • My teeth are unusually straight for never having had braces.
  • I suffer from a rare affliction known as “hot-dog fingers.” And when Sonia squeals, “I love your little hands!” I feel shame.
  • The only life-after-death experience I had was boring: people in black robes were asking me questions. (Bureaucracy is hell, no?)
  • The smell of dill makes me dizzy—which explains my behavior in Poland....
  • Drew Barrymore makes me feel warm inside.
  • I consider a good pun better than sex. And I’ve had great sex.... ;)
  • When I’m not working hard, I’m fairly lazy.
  • Despite all my attempts to make & keep friends, I remain fairly antisocial. Despite all my antisocial tendencies, I’ve made some great friends.
  • People I’d invite to my fantasy dinner party include Hal Foster, Bill Moyers, Sadako Ogata, Arvo Pärt, Gus Van Sant, Ani DiFranco, Sylvia Poggioli & Wim Wenders. (Sorry, but Jesus and Oprah were further down the list.)

6 comments:

  1. You may be fairly antisocial, and I'm probably dead to you because I never call or e-mail--and God only knows when I'll have a chance to see you and Stephen--but I love you just the same. I was at a Thai place the other night and wondered what ever happened to Spicy #4...and thought of you.

    xo
    K

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  2. I agree. I've always thought you had very nice teeth.

    Oh, and I agree about the antisocial thing too. We have that in common. So, it's amazing that we've stayed buds. But there you have it.

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  3. I can't believe I'm not on your dinner list.

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  4. You know...

    Maybe if you post a picture of your hot-dog fingers, the hand fetishists will flock to your site as the foot/toe fetishists have flocked to Lori's.

    *lol*

    Just a thought.

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  5. Matt--bite your tongue!

    I wouldn't wish those people on anyone

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  6. Okay, okay! Everyone's invited. (But does anyone have the personal contact info for the fantasy guests? Otherwise, we might as well stay home and blog.)

    And what's on the menu: finger foods, including my sexy hot dog fingers. Yum! A real treat. Almost as good as Spicy #4!

    Just don't take a helicopter to my party!

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