Monthly Archives: September 2005

Airplane delay.

Because something was wrong with the airplane, my mom’s flight was delayed by one day. So, she’d not arriving until tomorrow night.

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I ruined the vibrator man’s day.

Today, just outside of the front gate of my university, I saw a fresh-faced young man selling vibrators. He had his hands full of them, with all the different little accessories on them. They were the shortish type that look … Continue reading

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My mom is coming tomorrow.

Aaaaagh! I feel very nervous about it!

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The Boston Molasses Disaster

I learned about this bizarre, obscure piece of history on a documentary I saw the other night. I stumbled across the program on TV, and initially thought it was a joke because the whole story sounded so strange. On a … Continue reading

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Bizarre spam from “Kofi Annan.”

I just got an e-mail inviting me to come to a UN AIDS conference. It was signed Kofi Annan, and while I was reflecting on how bizarre this piece of spam was, and why I would get spam from the … Continue reading

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Don’t say you weren’t warned!

I saw a guy today wearing a shirt that said FUCKHEAD.

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An idea with possibilities.

I recently heard about this Japanese film called HELL BOY. It’s about this woman whose son dies, and she asks someone to bring him back to life. Unfortunately, she waits a bit too long, and he comes back all decomposed … Continue reading

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I got “shirty” today.

I got really mad about something today. Here’s a letter I sent to someone about it, with a few strategic words removed: Subject: Behavior of _________ ________ (foreign cultural organization I work for part-time) workers, ECNU, Saturday. Dear ______, I … Continue reading

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Giving due credit.

I should have mentioned that the person who gave Dominic a new lease on life was Jenny B. (now Jenny H.), who adopted him through the Bloomington animal shelter. I was initially horrified at the idea of having him in … Continue reading

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Dominic, R.I.P.

I heard yesterday that Dominic the dog came down with adrenal cancer, and is no longer living. Ah! It’s sad. He was a great dog, much admired by people who knew him. He was a humble guy who got a … Continue reading

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CardASS MASTER, duck tongue and weasels.

I got a package of One Piece trading cards today, and I noticed that they were produced by a company called CardAssMaster. Only in Japan! It’s a great name! In other news: I finally had to knuckle under and eat … Continue reading

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I’ve been having a crisis of meaninglessness

I feel that nothing I do creatively is worthwhile. For example, I was working on my screenplay, but then I was thinking that nobody will ever see it, because even if I finish it, I’ll be scared to show it … Continue reading

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My problems are insignificant …

and yet they really bother me. There are all these things lately, like the fact that while I’ve sent a lot of people presents, barely anyone has sent me anything. Nobody calls me, either. Most people don’t know my number … Continue reading

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Continuing to feel strangely freaked-out and isolated.

Well, it’s not that I feel isolated in general, but I am really upset about this whole hurricane thing, and would like to have a like-minded English-speaking person to rant and rave about it with. I want to talk about … Continue reading

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Anxiety

Last night at like one a.m. I was struck by all this anxiety. I started worrying about money, and what to do with it. Now that I’ve saved some money, should I send it to my bank account in the … Continue reading

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Jeez!

I just read that uniformed policemen and firemen are taking part in looting in New Orleans. Some firemen even used a firetruck to cart stuff away. It’s too bizarre. How could someone live with themselves after doing that kind of … Continue reading

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