Monthly Archives: March 2012

Things I wish I had said, Part 10

time sure flies when you’re having fun wasn’t it just yesterday you turned 21 does it still matter what you might have done had you tried – james mcmurtry

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Tax Day Survival Guide: 3 Easy Steps

1. Drink heavily. OK, maybe it’s only one step.

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Better art through chemistry

Mo is in a frenzy working on an oil painting of a church. At the same time she is making a print of a dog. And getting a package ready to mail. And switching Pandora between Spoon and Mississippi John … Continue reading

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And I wasn’t even making her listen to jazz

Mo is drinking my beer. Is this our only beer, I ask. No, she says. Then why are you drinking mine, I ask. I don’t want a whole beer, she replies. Oh, I say. If I win $450 jillion today, … Continue reading

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When I return to forever, it likely will be alone

mo: Will there eventually be a point to this song? me: Not likely. This is from my days of listening to improvisational jazz in college. mo: Well, I’m glad you got that out of the way before we met. me: … Continue reading

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Life’s priorities

Task No. 1: I’m looking to buy a watch. Mo has become smitten with the Garmin 110, so we’re in the market for another GPS gizmo. I weigh the new Nike and adidas offerings before deciding I’d be nuts to … Continue reading

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Instant Karma’s gonna get you a 610

If I told 1979 Gary that I’m buying a $400 wristwatch, he’d say: “What? We’re still alive in 2012? I would’ve lost a lot of money on that one.” If I told 1979 Gary that it does everything except tie … Continue reading

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