Monthly Archives: August 2012

The Mouse House

I tried to stay. I really did. I got a job at a clothing store geared toward teenage girls and I tried to stay but I couldn’t do it. I needed to go home. Not necessarily home. I am from … Continue reading

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While You Were Sleeping

A perfect sleep. We spend, on average, a third of our life asleep. This is what Wikipedia told me. A commenter from Yahoo! Answers also said that sleep is a loophole for death. I am not sure if this is … Continue reading

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Banking in the Park

I just saw a nan riding a bike. A woman of 85 on bright blue bicycle with a flower covered helmet. She was smiling and tapping her foot to a song that probably only exists in her head. I think … Continue reading

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Potato. Potato

We will have brunch. A traditional brunch. The Traditional Salmon Plate Brunch. Emily believes this is a thing. Wikipedia knows nothing about it. Either way, we trail off to Fiesta Farms to find the ingredients for the Traditional Salmon Plate … Continue reading

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Second Seating

I served a man yesterday who I have served before. He sits alone, listening to his music on headphones, and is very curt, very direct. “Menu.” “Corona.” “Burger, cheese, bacon, fries, ketchup.” Everything we said to each other in the … Continue reading

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Talkin’

Tonights adventures took me to a patio with 4 guys, 2 pizzas, a puppy and a harem of hornets. The owner of the apartment was working a late shift and we ambushed his house. With his permission, of course, as … Continue reading

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Third from the Sun

Susan knew exactly what she wanted for her birthday. She wanted to go see Swiss Heavy Metal band Celtic Frost. And nobody would go. Except for me. There aren’t too many places I won’t go. We had both just arrived … Continue reading

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Another Glass

Luke and I sit at a table. We have moved on to wine. There is little conversation. We’ve kind of said it all. The waitress is very kind to us, almost nervous to approach. I think she thinks we are … Continue reading

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Mixed Doubles

I have learned a lot of things this week. It’s been one of those weeks that makes me question whether I ever knew anything at all. Badminton. While pretending to watch the Olympics at work, a tactic used by many … Continue reading

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Rose Colored Glasses

My Nanny Moss was an impeccably dressed woman. She always had pin-curled hair and wore long skirts with tucked in blouses. Her interests were varied. She played cards occasionally but wasn’t a terribly social sort. She loved to play her … Continue reading

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