‘bloggledygook’ Category

  1. The thing about competing in the Olympics

    July 30, 2012 by notnotalot

    Here’s the thing about competing in the Olympics: it’s way harder to be a girl than a guy.  Don’t agree?  Well then, I’m going to turn that frown (i.e. disagreement) upside down (i.e. into staunch acquiescence).  Watch me go..   First: let’s dispense with the obvious.  Menstruation.  That’s it, that’s all …

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  2. abhor the merrier

    July 5, 2012 by notnotalot

    dear new york, i’m writing to tell you i won’t be able to make the exclusive event slated for this weekend.  i apologize, and i know the guest list was very tightly coordinated, but something’s come up and i have a conflicting engagement.  oh, and that super-secret rooftop party on …

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  3. micro-brewing

    June 20, 2012 by notnotalot

    To the guy at the coffee shop who is here every day: Stop it.  Stop being here.  Every day.  You can’t just take up residence, occupying a table all day, every day.  You’re starting to bother people, I can see it.  They’re all being polite, but I can see how …

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  4. word whittling

    June 17, 2012 by notnotalot

    I was thinking today, how a writer is somewhat like a modern day woodworker, or sculptor. Obvious parallels aside (like how paper is made of wood), I was thinking about the process of creation through removal. Of cutting. Of starting with a block of potential, and carving away so much …

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