The Carlsbad Marathon

The Carlsbad Marathon

It was about five o’clock in the morning when Cindylu, with her sweet little voice — all chamomile and honey — says, “Oso, you should probably put some vaseline in your butt crack.” That’s when I knew I was in for more than I had signed up for....
Happy Birthday Cindylu!!

Happy Birthday Cindylu!!

Because my timezone is ahead of your timezone, I get to wish Cindylu a very happy birthday before you do. Suckas! I know I talk about a lot of blog homies around here, but Cindylu is my OG blog homie. Serious. Here we are just a couple hours before I threw up all over...
Happy Blog Day 2007

Happy Blog Day 2007

August 31 is a special day in the blogosphere. Not only is it Cindylu‘s birthday (hence her awesome 31 collection), but it is also International Blog Day. (The idea is that 3108 – 31st of August – sort of looks like “BloG”) So, for...
It's a Thin Line Between Gossip and Gospel

It's a Thin Line Between Gossip and Gospel

One of the things that always amazes me about real-world conversation compared to blog conversation is just how much time we spend talking about other people. It’s especially evident when you run into someone you haven’t seen for months or even years:...

If The Photo is Good

The following morning: “Man, you look skinny” “Well shit, I probably lost four pounds riding up here.” “Dude, you probably lost four pounds on the side of Cindylu‘s car.” (Laughter from the peanut gallery) Lesson learned: no...
Somewhere between lonliness and liberty

Somewhere between lonliness and liberty

Still stalling. Actually, what I’ve been doing – for a minute here and a minute there – is transcribing my old journal from Cuba onto my computer. Boy did I used to be an idiot. I used to care about things so much. sigh. Everything’s been...