March 2007

Collectively Speaking…

It’s a(n): Outback of AussiesShrewdness of ApesCongress of BaboonsConvulsion of Belly DancersBellowing of BullfinchesClowder of CatsGulp of CormorantsQuicksand of Credit CardsRash of DermatologistsMob of EmuHoard of GerbilsImplausibility of GnuSkein of GeeseWealth of InformationHusk of JackrabbitNeverthriving of JugglersPuddling of MallardsSet of MathematiciansBuffoonery of OrangutansPandamonium of ParrotsRhumba of RattlesnakesHarem of SealsHurtle of SheepBlessing of Unicorns

The Dame…

…is done! 10th and final script sent off. I feel about like this. Well, not really, but who needs an excuse? “Hey, my little robot guy’s head got blown off…is that bad?” (via Randy)

Better

Ray’s in the shower, playing a recorder (I keep hoping it’ll help drown her out). I wonder if all parents of children who are just starting to play musical instruments have to treat their kids like burn victims. Don’t worry, honey. It’ll get better.

Women and Guns.

To me, guns are not appealing. They’re loud. I can conceive of them going awry much more easily than I can of them doing what they’re supposed to. They smell weird. No, in my writerly imagination, people are more often poisoned than they are shot — it’s so easy to carry on everyday behavior in …

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Pet Shop Boys

The problem with the Pet Shop Boys is that the lead singer always reminds me of Eric Idle. Some things in life are badThey can really make you madOther things just make you swear and curse.When you’re chewing on life’s gristleDon’t grumble, give a whistleAnd this’ll help things turn out for the best… And…always look …

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