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Month: August 2006

Ramsey, Patsy

Ramsey, Patsy

Okay, I’m commenting on the John Mark Karr hullabaloo for two reasons. #1 the media coverage here in Los Angeles. #2 the connection I have to JonBenet. Let’s start at the beginning. Patsy Ramsey was Miss West Virginia in 1977. She was born in Parkersburg West Virginia and graduated from Parkersburg high school . She then attended nearby West Virginia University. Parkersburg West Virginia is a mere 14 miles from my own hometown of Marietta Ohio. In fact, Parkersburg was…

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a laugh for a change (found on the glorious internet)

a laugh for a change (found on the glorious internet)

In case you needed further proof that the human race is doomed through stupidity, here are some actual label instructions on consumer goods that can be found today being sold in stores nationwide: 1. On Sears hairdryer: “Do not use while sleeping.” (But…, that’s the only time I have to work on my hair) 2. On a bar of Dial soap: “Directions: Use like regular soap.” (And that would be how. . . ?) 3. On some Swanson frozen dinners:…

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Totally Tubular

Totally Tubular

Many of you know of my unique eating problem. In short – apparently sometimes my esophagus just decides to be lazy and not swallow all the way to the stomach. This happens at random and can incapacitate me for anywhere from 30 seconds to an hour, although usually not longer than a ten minute trip to the porcelain throne (or porcelain wash-basin if it is private). This has been going on since some time in college. Thursday after work I…

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super cut?

super cut?

A few weeks ago I cut out a coupon for SuperCuts. Yesterday I decided to take the business up on their offer of $2 off. I walked into the small salon in the Albertson’s shopping center on Verdugo and Hollywood Way in Burbank. I remember I’d visited this location long ago when I still lived with Aaron on Cahuenga Boulevard. I walked in and a tall thin man with Jet black hair asked me if I came for a cut….

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