I had the day off for Veteran’s Day and so I filled my much-needed down time with running errands usually reserved for the weekend. I actually wanted to get my hair trimmed, but you can’t make appointments at the place I get my hair cut and I just wasn’t into waiting ninety minutes to see Martha – the only stylist I trust, because he always cuts my hair perfectly. I guess I’ll have to do that tomorrow. Anyway, I just got home from food shopping, where I made the requisite stop at the Entenmann’s cake display, because I love me some Entenmann’s snacks. Well, can I just tell you that I discovered the most delicious thing: the Entenmann’s Enten-mini Carrot Cake snack. Holy cow, what rapture for the mouth this cake is — a tiny, finger sized iced carrot cake snack! I could eat the whole box. I suggest you pick up a box (or two!) on your next trip to the Supermarket.
Just last night, Vince Danger and I were taking about whether we’ll ever be able to hear that Led Zeppelin song again without becoming at least somewhat emotionally overwhelmed.
I tend to avoid getting political on this page, but the fact that New Orleans and other parts of the South have been completely devastated nuclear-war-style by Hurricane Katrina simply cannot be ignored. While I was grateful and relieved to hear that my friends in Supagroup and their loved ones had successfully evacuated New Orleans prior to the storm hitting hard, I’ve been obsessively watching the coverage on CNN until I just can’t cry anymore.
Continue reading When The Levee Breaks
I have this friend named Dutch who’s an artist and jewelry maker and all-around character. He’s a really nice guy and we’ve been friends for about a hundred years. Recently, Dutch got some pet Tree Frogs off of Craig’s List. Here is an email he wrote me about them. Continue reading The Frog Report
Hey, do you need some good life advice and maybe also a few laughs? Then check out the archives of writer Patrick Hughes autobiographical blog, Bad News Hughes! Do not read this list while drinking or eating anything.
There are so many hilarious things on this list, which is one of my favorite blogs that my pal Ian recently turned me on to. Apparently, this guy used to write for Ink19.com also, but I don’t remember him. I’d remember anyone who wrote shit this funny.