remuneration, prodigious and gratuitous
The Scout's college roommate, Eric Schurenberg (aka: "Bro"), has been let go from his managing editor job at Money Magazine. Time Inc. Lays Off Money Managing Editor; Eric Schurenberg Called 'A Fixture' by Editor-in-Chief John Huey by Matt Haber | 3:33 PM November 6, 2008 Eric Schurenberg via timeinc.net Portfolio's Mixed Media blogger Jeff Bercovici… Continue reading Our Best to Eric
One of my favorite comedy bits is from "A Fish Called Wanda" (which is full of greatness, by the way). Looking into the empty safe where the loot is supposed to be, Otto (played by Kevin Klein) says, "Disappointed!" To refresh your memory, here's The Best of Otto - the bit I'm talking about is… Continue reading Disappointed
The trap is set up in the backyard, and Papa Cat is sitting next to it, ignoring the yummy dinner waiting inside. The caterwaul you hear is from me.
A writer keeps writing even when she doesn't feel like it. I don't feel like it right now. Not one bitty iota. What is there to say? How about some notes from the neighborhood---Fig trees are bearing fruit right now. They have a tendency to ripen all at once so if you have a healthy… Continue reading Sometimes I Don’t Feel Like Writing
I paid the plumber even though he showed up wearing a USC sweatshirt. Apparently the pipe from the house to the main sewer line is made of clay, and the roots of the bushes out front think clay is nifty. So the roots move into the clay pipe, which impairs our movements from moving anywhere.… Continue reading The Joys of Home Ownership 2
No blogging today. Plumbing problem here at the homestead. Toilet paper in the front yard. Eeewwww.