December 25 7 comments

Posted by grampa in I am full of love (Monday December 25, 2006 at 6:45 am)

Merry nail an arbitrary Jew to a piece of wood and call it Christmas.

And Happy Birthday, Mithras.

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I AM The Red Wizard, Bitches 9 comments

Posted by grampa in grampa's handy-dandy rules for living (Sunday December 24, 2006 at 1:09 am)

They said it couldn’t be done. 

“You can’t do all your Christmas shopping in one day,” they whined.

I scoffed at them.

Never underestimate the power of a man with a list.

I had that shit done in less than 5.5 hours.  And two of that was driving.  Heh.

I went to Wal-Mart (mostly for things for myself) and the Mall.  Man, the madness was palpable.  It was delicious.


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Gird Up Thy Loins, Young Buck, We’re Goin’ In 6 comments

Posted by grampa in random shit (Thursday December 21, 2006 at 11:54 am)

I just paid off all my credit cards.  It’s time to start my Christmas shopping.

Ah, Yow, do you remember the Golden Days of Yore when we would drop acid and go to the Mall on Christmas Eve to watch PEOPLE UNDER PRESSURE?

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It Never Got Weird Enough For Me, Vol. II 3 comments

Posted by grampa in dating (Wednesday December 20, 2006 at 3:12 pm)

The pharmacist was flirting with me today.  I think I’ll date her next.  After that, maybe a cop.

Grampa, wringing every last drop of irony out of life, since 1972.

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Even At Our Worst, We’re Still Better Than Most 17 comments

Posted by grampa in family,health,I am full of love,the real shit (Tuesday December 19, 2006 at 8:59 pm)

For my own personal reasons, I now measure years from December 12 so I’m glad to say that 2006 is officially over.  Good riddance.

Let us recap, shall we?


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A Day That Will Live in Infamy 6 comments

Posted by grampa in health,the real shit (Tuesday December 12, 2006 at 9:29 am)

Three Years. 

Today marks three years to the day since I moved out to Hawaii and started my life on a different path.  And while the past year has been a very difficult one, I harbor no illusions, I know that it could be so much worse.  So, that strong urge to drown myself in two fifths of bourbon the other night?  Yeah, you know the one.  I decided that perhaps that might not be the solution that I was looking for, so I didn’t do it.

Against my better judgment.

Though, today I’m glad I didn’t.

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It’s Official 8 comments

Posted by grampa in I am full of love (Monday December 11, 2006 at 2:51 pm)

2006 is the worst year in living memory.

Of course, I can’t really remember anything before late 2003, so it can’t be all bad.

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Yeah, It’s Like That 11 comments

Posted by grampa in I am full of love (Sunday December 3, 2006 at 7:28 pm)

I just got back from a very hectic “vacation,” we have three more days of a high profile trial, my relationship may or may not be over, my hair is starting to fall out and I have six more weeks of chemo.  The only thing that really comes to mind is this:

I’ve come to know the cold
I think of it as home
When there ain’t enough of me
to go around
I’d rather be left alone.

But if I call you out of habit
I’m outta love and I gotta have it
Would you give it to me
If I fit your needs
And we only both knew we had it?

So now the damage done
And we’re back out on the run
Funny how everything was roses
When we held onto the guns.

Just because you’re winning
Don’t mean you’re the lucky one.


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