This Week Ten Years Ago

The Week of 11/27/2005 Witty one liner: Guys are like slinkies, it’s always fun to watch them fall down the stairs. Quote of the week: “Well-behaved women rarely make history.” – Laurel Thatcher Ulrich Offbeat oddity (courtesy of the planner): You would need 14,826 billion fireflies to generate as much light as the sun produces….

Disapproving Stare

Her short dark brown hair looks freshly showered, but I can’t rule out the possibility of just a shit ton of gel. There is an upper cartilage piercing in her right ear and her precisely done eyeliner adds to the violence of her disapproving stare. She has a light amount of pale pink eyeshadow on…

Classified

I found this in one of my notebooks and it gave me a laugh: Second year creative writing MFA student seeking: male, orphan, massage therapist who plays hockey. Must be no older than thirty-two. Would prefer some post-high school education (Bachelor’s degree or better). Submissives need not apply. Must appreciate quirky sense of humor and…

“I am Not Your Fucking Baby”

The above quote is from a friend of mine, it was her answer to the question, “What do you want to say to street harassers?” My response was “Go fuck yourself because no one else will.” Another woman said, “Don’t tell me to smile” with a middle finger raised. “Has cat-calling ever worked?” was a…