Archive for September, 1999

Catching Up

In like a Lion, out like a Lamb. – Proverb I opened my Hotmail today and found myself staring at my waning statistics and wondering how long it is going to be before I get the chance to write something of not once again. Of course, the mere admission that I am waiting for a […]

Cat Dodger

Killing is the ultimate simplification of life. – Hugh MacDiarmid, England’s Double Knavery Brushing near my idea of hell on earth I almost ran over someone’s cat the other night. Full velocity along a darkened street about to hit the highway onramp I was suddenly confronted by a white cat trotting somewhat nonchalantly across my […]

Attack of the Manic Squirrel

There are two things for which animals are to be envied: they know nothing of future evils, or of what people say about them.. – Voltaire, Letter, 1739 D had her day off yesterday and among other things, spent some time here reading about my exploits in August and September. Much to my happiness, she […]

Days like this.

Know how sublime a thing it is To suffer and be strong. – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, The light of Stars It has been a very long day. It’s now 6:30 and I am still waiting for D to get out of her Union meeting. The morning went smoothly enough, I just had to finish the […]

Coming Clean.

To be honest, as this world goes, is to be one man pick’d out of ten thousand. – William Shakespeare, Hamlet II:2 So I finally decided enough was enough, I wasn’t going to be able to conceal the identity of XX from D, nor was I going to be able to live with the guilt […]

Double Jeopardy.

No question is ever settled Until it is settled right. – Ella Wheeler Wilcox, Settle the question right. You can probably tell that the one thing on my mind of late has been the topic of my revealing this site to D. Most likely you are thinking that either I should get it over with […]

Sneaking a moment.

O aching time! O moments big as years! – John Keats, Hyperion I The last few days have been a blur. Work is monopolizing my days and building my relationship with D is monopolizing my nights, that leaves a surprising little amount of time for sleep and practically no time to keep up with my […]


Blood runs thicker than water. – Proverb Family visits are fun, especially when you have a new girlfriend to introduce. Fizzy Gordon and I went to Red Lobster on Tuesday downtown and I was buried under a deluge of Crab Legs. The food was absolutely amazing and Fiz and Gord were a delight to be […]

Space Invaders.

Ay, now the plot thickens very much upon us. – Duke of Buckingham, The Rehearsal III:1. Part I, the encounter… It was inevitable I suppose, being that Mariska and I live in such close proximity, our local hangouts are pretty much the same and the mall is the most common place of all. D and […]

Wedding Bells.

Love and marriage go together like a horse and carriage…. – “Married With Children” Theme. I wonder how many of you almost lost your lunch reading that one… Actually it was due to he fact that D and I ended up at a wedding this evening… And on that note I will insert the parts […]