10.20.2007

ALWAYS HAVE A BACKUP PLAN

Plan A: Work hard, get big promotion.
Plan B: In lieu of promotion, demand reassignment.
Plan C: In lieu of reassignment, threaten to quit.
Plan D: Quit.
Plan E: Call Larry (the one from college) about that job in Phoenix.
Plan F: Or was it Jerry?
Plan G: Post resume on Jobs.com.
Plan H: Work on that novel.
Plan I: Make a cocktail to ease writer's block.
Plan J: That was great! Have another.
Plan K: One more, then back to work.
Plan L: Wake up. Clean up broken glass.
Plan M: Sell grandfather's coin collection on eBay to pay for soul-searching trip.
Plan N: Buy homebrewing kit instead, develop business plan for microbrewery.
Plan O: Sell homebrewing kit on eBay (Never used!)
Plan P: Call boss about getting old job back.
Plan Q: Sell furniture, move in with parents.
Plan R: Move out of parents' house. Move in with Lennie and Gary from the bar.
Plan S: Try heroin. ("Why not?")
Plan T: Sell plasma to buy more heroin.
Plan U: Sell Lennie's iPod to buy more heroin.
Plan V: Convince Lennie to stop kicking you in the head and stomach.
Plan W: Break into boss's house and steal whatever you can carry.
Plan X: Plead guilty to lesser offense.
Plan Y: Don't serve the time; let the time serve you.
Plan Z: Graduate school.

10.19.2007

LIVE AND LEARN

05. Discount meatloaf
04. Rental furniture
03. Dance-punk
02. Long Island Iced Tea
01. Capitalism

10.17.2007

21 THINGS ABOUT 21 PEOPLE
NUMBER 2


He had been drinking since
God knows when
"Thank you for saving my life," he said
I had done no such thing
He hugged me
He smelled like whiskey and cigarettes