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4 Responses to "FPP#9: Fanfare and Menopause Jokes"
March 22, 2006 at 07:56 PM
i like the word "fanfare." it's hard to get excited about an opening paragraph that introduces a depressive at the center ofthe action,but as you point out (i think this is what you're pointing out) there's a lot going on.we don't really know if alma is going to be the center of attention, which makes me more curious about what's coming.
March 21, 2006 at 10:03 PM
YEE-TIS, Bolton. It's pronounced YEE-TIS. She was very old the whole time I knew her. She was 82 when I was born, and she lived another 21 years. "When I die," she had teased family and friends, "you put a glass top on my casket. I want to see everyone one of you dancing." There was less sorrow at that funeral than at any I've seen. (But alas, no glass casket.) The woman had lived an extraordinary life, and she left with more spirit than I can muster even on a good day. Anyway, it was nice to think of Yetis. It's been a while.
March 21, 2006 at 12:45 PM
Browsing the blog page, I caught this sentence out of context: "Two months after the tragedy, I visited Yetis in Florida." My first thought was, "There are no Yetis in Florida! Could he mean Sasquatch? No, that's the Pacific Northwest and Canada. Chupacabra's in Mexico and South America. Is there a mythical hairy, ape-like creature roaming free in Florida?" (No Bush jokes, please.) Well, guess what --
March 20, 2006 at 06:24 PM
i like, i like - marmalade, i mean. god i used to love marmalade but it's been years since i've had any. need to get me some of that soon. thanks for reminding me.
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