Jesus...what a shitty three days it has been. The weather turned to shit and my S.A.D. went straight to the redline and I've been depressed as a motherfucker. On top of that, my Sweet Little Purple Cornflower of Sweetness has been depressed and feeling terrible due to the ravages of her hormones. However, despite her … Continue reading Not Enough Sunshine…Or Dancing Elks!
The Xmas dinner at my sister's house was yummy and fun and had one big surprise: My niece Molly got proposed to by her longtime boyfriend, Nick. He gave her a ring and the whole nine yards. Personally, I think both of them are too young, but it's their lives and Molly is a pretty … Continue reading Don’t Forget To Feed The Aardvarks!
No sooner did I finish my last post, which was chock full of canine references, than I heard Roscoe singing this merry little Christmas tune. (What, your pets don't sing and dance and talk on their cell phones and play Halo 2?) The Twelve Dog Days Of Christmas Words by Roscoe T. Cross "On the … Continue reading The Twelve Dog Days Of Christmas
Title courtesy of Tom Waits Wellwellwellwell...it seems as tho Clan Cross will indeed be having an Xmas gathering of sorts. Got an Xmas card from Rosie (my sister) that included a note saying "Turkey dinner at 4:00 pm on Xmas Day. Be there". And so we shall because: (A) Grace and I are up for … Continue reading Small Change Got Rained On By His Own .38
Lifted from the blog of the ever swell delazan... 1. Grab the nearest book. 2. Open the book to page 123. 3. Find the fifth sentence. 4. Post the text of the sentence in your journal along with these instructions. 5. Don't search around and look for the "coolest" book you can find. Do what's … Continue reading Them Warthogs Sure Can Dance!
...or, here at Casa Cross, NOT Christmas. See, Grace and I haven't really been big on most holidays for years. We like Halloween alright and we DO have out Unthanksgiving dinner each year, but most of the rest of the well known holidays just mean a day off from work for Grace (and for me … Continue reading And So This Is Christmas…
By request of unclelumpy... Favorite Movie? the original King Kong Favorite TV Show? X Files Favorite Book? anything by Dr. Seuss Favorite Color? Green Favorite Holiday? Halloween Guilty Pleasure? Hell if I know. I seldom feel guilty about anything. Dead Person You'd Most Like To Meet? Winston Churchill Live Person You'd Most Like To Meet? … Continue reading Fried Oak Leaves And A Glass Of Rabbit Milk
Doc's Year In Review (copied from nrivkis) 1. What did you do in 2004 that you'd never done before? Visited the Amish area of southwestern Indiana 2. Did you keep your new year's resolutions, and will you make more for next year? I don't make New Year's resolutions 3. Did anyone close to you give … Continue reading Deathspider Action
Saw "Blade Trinity" today. Not a bad flick. Better than the second movie, not quite as good as the first. Pre-registration is open for Origins, but I'll probably wait a month or two before making up my mind about going. I'll most likely go, but I've found that if I pre-reg TOO early for a … Continue reading Who Knows What Weasels Lurk?
The Doc Update... READING: Dork Tower #29 WATCHING: Mail Call on the History Channel LISTENING: A mix of Frank Zappa, Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys, The Ramones and Louis Prima EATING: Breakfast for Dinner DRINKING: White Grape Juice CONTEMPLATING: Laying waste to the dead, dying and dormant plants in my garden via the weed … Continue reading The Green Eyed Godess Of Rock & Roll
The Battle Of The Sexes: Chapter 5,953,271 In all unions between two people, there will be some compromise. Listed below for your amusement and education are some of the things I have suggested and Grace's compromise to them. Teddy Bearskin Rug: I wanted to use faux fur and the head off a very large stuffed … Continue reading Red Snails In The Sunset