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just another elevator conversation

nice woman pushing the buttons: “What floor?” me: “basement, please.” Nice woman pushing the buttons: stares at buttons for a full 30 seconds. “I don’t think there IS a basement.” me: “huh. well, first floor i guess. thanks.” nice woman … Continue reading

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The quotable mo sheppo, part 13

“i have this song stuck in my head. blah blah blah blah blah blah i gotta go.” i don’t think i’d want that song stuck in my head. but at least it’s easy to remember the lyrics.

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just another morning conversation, part 58

mo: you’re in charge of the roast. all you have to do is turn off the oven at 2:00. me: should it catch fire? mo: no. and if it does, use baking soda. me: or chili powder? mo: baking soda. … Continue reading

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Just another morning conversation, Part 46

mo: I’m on spotify. Who do you want to listen to? me: Jimmy Buffett. mo: Try again. me: Warren Buffett. mo: (a silence possibly indicating she is unimpressed with my musical prowess. Or my investment prowess. It’s hard to read … Continue reading

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Just another morning conversation, Part 35

mo: OK, there’s Moe and Curly. Who’s the other one? me: Larry. mo: It can’t be Larry. me: Why not? mo: Larry’s a real name. Why would he have a real name and not the others? me: Um, Moe is  … Continue reading

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Quote of the morning, Part 2

“My apple tastes like part Roma and part Bengay.” — Mo Sheppo This is EXACTLY why I only eat apples when they’re inside my Mrs. Baird’s fried apple pie. This sort of thing had to be expected once you start … Continue reading

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Just another morning conversation, Part 33

mo: Why do they call it ambrosia? It’s just Jell-O with stuff in it. me: I guess “Jell-O with stuff in it” doesn’t sound that impressive. mo: But “ambrosia” sounds exotic when it’s not. It’s just Jell-O with nuts and … Continue reading

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