Archive for January, 2006

Thought for the Day

Tuesday, January 31st, 2006

If there’s not a website featuring mature-aged people engaging in watersports, and if it’s not called Golden Oldies, then that matter really ought to be rectified.

A Lesson in the Use of Metaphor, Part II

Friday, January 20th, 2006

Despite the teabagging, some of my friends have begged me to give 2006 another chance. I am sceptical yet hopeful that the relationship will work out. 2006 has given me flowers and chocolates and said “aw, c’mon, baby, I’ll be good.” So I’ll give it a chance and see how things work out, because deep down I am a hopeless romantic and really want things to turn out okay, and am willing to make the extra effort if that’s what it takes. But I think that, deep down, at least for a while, I’ll be cautious, and hold my heart close, lest 2006 suddenly decides to give me a dirty sanchez.

A Lesson in the Use of Metaphor

Friday, January 13th, 2006

I don’t want another year like 2005. I asked 2006 to please be nice to me, or at least better than 2005, and it said “Sure”. Then it waited until I was asleep, took pictures of itself teabagging me, and posted them on the Internet. I hate 2006.