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mister pants, part 16

I’d try to be as progressive as I could possibly be as long as I don’t have to try too much. Beginning of a great adventure — the prophet lou reed — Then, at last, the governor issued a stay-at-home … Continue reading

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mister pants, part 15

And that was the day Mister Pants became a Serious Runner. He was out on the Ed loop, still waiting for Ernie Pook, who seemed to be homesteading in Mesquite. 14-day quarantine or three-day bender? One never knew with Ernie. … Continue reading

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mister pants, part 14

I can’t see anything, not the trees, not even my own frozen breath, but that’s okay. I don’t need to know what’s next anymore. I watch the night until the tea kettle starts to sing. — kate The day had … Continue reading

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mister pants, part 13

“It’s a new adventure. Nobody’s been through any of this, and we are all figuring it out as we go along. Every day is something new.” — Patrick Gorman, Gorman’s Food Market in Lansing, Michigan — Mister Pants, under the … Continue reading

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mister pants, part 12

“I can make nachos! I have everything except chips!” — the quotable mo sheppo You’re doing your end-of-the-world shopping and you can only buy one go-to comfort item. What would it be? Mo had just cleaned out all the Kraft … Continue reading

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mister pants, part 11

“It is a problem when you are talking too much.” — Sarah M. Broom’s brother Scenes from a pandemic: ■ Going to a hospital during the virus mambo seemed a bit like flying a kite on the beach during a … Continue reading

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mister pants, part 9

I want my records back and that motorcycle gas tank that I spray painted black The owls have been talking to me But I’m sworn to secrecy — the prophet linkous And that was the day Mister Pants realized: He … Continue reading

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