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Lessons on The River of Life, Part 2

“Sometimes you eat the bar, sometimes the bar eats you.” - The Stranger, The Big Lebowski

“What could possibly go wrong?” – Idiots everywhere

I used to work with a girl who said that every time she tried to float the Boise River she would get caught in a thunderstorm. For some reason, she had bad river-floating karma. Sometimes I wonder what Leigh Ann and I ever did to the Boise River, because we seem to have some bad river-floating karma too. We had a good four years of floating without incident, but this year the bad luck returned to smite us out of our river-floating safety bubble. Maybe it’s because this year ends in 13, I don’t know.

To begin with, our raft was too small, owing to the fact that Leigh Ann’s husband foisted on her one that he had purchased to transport his mountain bike down the river whilst he floated in the comfortable, durable raft that is currently sitting in Leigh Ann’s carport, serving as a hobo spider hotel. Read More


Wellentyme’s Day

This is part of the weekly challenge. I used to be one of those people who just absolutely hates Valentine’s Day. This was when I was in my early 20s and thought the world owed me things—things like a perfect boyfriend, perfect friends, and parents… Read More

@lilivonshtupp Mr. VonShtupp acquired this and left me on table. So caring. Oct 25.

Best Tweets of 2013

@senorpaco They put a new coffee machine in the break room. The coffee not only tastes bad, but now it has no soul. Jan 2. @revoltpuppy “See what they did to make the most of their tiny kitchens!” Motherfucker, come back to me when you’ve… Read More