Monthly Archives: January 2011

Life is Funny, Part 343

Mo is a longtime Washingtonian. I am a longtime Texan. Today, Mo is working for a store on the coast of Texas. I am working for a newspaper on the coast of Washington. Life is funny.

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If I were a pelican I’d wear boxers

I come home at 1 a.m. Mo is watching the telly. She’s watching “The Pelican Brief” and it has just begun. I question if she should be watching, given that she will never make it to the end. Might as … Continue reading

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Running in a beer commercial

I’m fairly certain they were filming a beer commercial today during my run. Bunch of twentysomething guys playing soccer. Mostly white, with just enough nonthreatening minorities thrown in to ensure maximum consumer appeal. But it was a sunny day, the … Continue reading

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Why it sucks to be a copy editor

If you spell Chicago correctly, nobody says anything. But if you get just one too many C’s in the headline, look out. They never caught it. But in their correction the next day, they promised that if the Packers make … Continue reading

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day off. way off.

i feel ok but the piranhas are tired. sometimes that just happens. 40-something outside and I’m just not feeling it. oh, well. I dug up my old running log today to see what i thought of houston ’86 at the … Continue reading

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