Monthly Archives: June 2004

Learning to Manage.

Today was a big day of little lessons. For the first time this summer, I was left in charge of the big store with four other staff people to work with me. The first thing I did, was misremember the … Continue reading

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I almost did something spontaneous.

I answered a Craigslist ad from a guy needing an immediate date for a huge wedding. That would be fun, a wedding of strangers. Dancing, drinking, talking, and being in my Marks and Spencer black dress. Sadly, while I was … Continue reading

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The best thing a kid has said to me in ages.

A little boy was getting a few ice cream cones today to take home. Back and forth with cones and money, completing orders for the family members who wouldn’t come on his own. He comes in the with Mint Chip … Continue reading

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My sister cant go to Farenheit 9/11.

On the front of section two of this week’s Reader is a small article about midwestern theaters that won’t be showing Michael Moore’s Film, Farenheit 9/11. I read the snippet, expecting it to mention some chain of theaters, but instead … Continue reading

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A reason to get both a TV and Cable.

Graham Norton is coming to America. Graham Norton is a late night british talk show host who I enjoyed watching while I was in London. Now he is coming to Comedy Central. Hooray! He is a super campy (gay) comic … Continue reading

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Also at the Laundromat.

I was sitting, playing Tetris on my phone. A man walks in with a sandstone nameplate that says “ANYNAME” and says to me, “I can carve names into sandstone.” I say, “Thanks, but I don’t need one today.” He leaves.

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but then I didnt write about writing.

In between cutting imporatnt cords and sanitizing and pushing couches around, I wrote some. I bounced around my email accounts, considered picking up my screenplay, edited my short story from last week, and researched London Black Cabs. I went back … Continue reading

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