Best! Things! Ever!


Nov
13
2007

Count To Ten

It would be fair to say that I am just a little bit stressed. Yes, I think it would be fair to say that. Today, when the internet connection went out for no reason on my computer---and when my many attempts at pulling out and plugging back in the same cable had little to no effect on anything---I seriously considered my options. My options, to my mind, were thus: to throw, very hard, the apple that was sitting on my desk, or to climb underneath said desk and just sit and cry.

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Nov
08
2007

If Youth But Knew, If Age But Could

Do you want to know the absolute worst I have ever felt? The absolute worst I have ever felt was in early September 1999, boarding an American Airlines flight from New York to London, crying in the way you never thought you'd actually cry in public, with the snot and the snorting and the heaving and the shuddering. A few minutes earlier I'd said goodbye to Sean at the departure gate. I actually thought I'd felt my heart break.

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Oct
22
2007

The Bachelor Dialogue Awards

Award For Most Clearheaded Look At The Future:
"I'm here for Brad; I'm not here to make a bunch of friends. Because when Brad and I get married, these women aren't going to want to come to my wedding. Because they're going to hate me" -- DeAnna

Award For The Person Who Apparently Didn't Realize How A Show Like The Bachelor Actually Works:
"Sharing someone is not okay with me." -- McCarten

Award For Teary-Eyed Petulance:
"You know, I don't think I even want a rose anymore." -- McCarten

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Oct
03
2007

Come Out, Come Out, Wherever You Are!

Hey, did you know that today is the The Great Mofo Delurk? Because it is. So I thought this might be a splendid time for us to get to know each other---or rather for me to get to know you---because Internet, I love reading your comments, and I love hearing your stories, and I love discovering your blogs, and every time someone e-mails me and says "I read your blog but never comment," I think "well, how am I supposed to return the favor and get to know you then?"

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Aug
07
2007

I Didn't Mean To Make This A Cliffhanger, I Just Got Tired And Had To Go To Bed

If asked, I will vehemently defend the fact that I believe in ghosts. Part of me thinks this has less to do with a unwavering faith in the supernatural and more to do with the fact that if a ghost somehow, I don't know, hears me saying I don't believe in him, he might show up at my bedside at 3am, chains clanking, all OH REALLY?

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