Do you ever take a day for some you time? Take some time to
spend with nobody but yourself? Does it excite you to think of time away from
anyone and anything other than your own thoughts? To think of being totally
I own a pair of stark white slacks, and until now they have
served me quite well.
Since the day of their purchase, their brilliant, blinding
whiteness has remained untarnished. They have come out with me to the seedy
stank nasty clubs of Tallahassee, to several big ceremonies, to plays both big
and small, and even to a friendly get together or two. In these white ninja
pants, I’ve managed to dodge smear happy dirt bombs and pointed alcoholic
beverage attacks. Italian restaurants haven’t even been able to so much as
leave a funny odor in the fabric, let alone leave a mark.
I remember a time when I, a young boy with little else to do
on a weekend afternoon, would walk out to the end of my driveway, take several
deep breaths, raise my hands into the air, and proceed to conduct the wind. And
unlike my bouts with Poseidon (see Games with the God of the Sea), this was no
competition with a God. Once my hands were up, I was in control. No games this
time. I was determined, and this was my practice, to change the course of the
When I was little, I used to think that flowers were the
magickal houses where fairies were born. What else could make such a beautiful
home? Fairies had their tiny fairy families, grew up until they were old enough
to fly off and inhabit another plant, and then built a new flower palace
somewhere else. There was no other explanation. It made absolute sense to me
This, dear readers, is Samuel L. Jackson in Pulp Fiction. If
you’ve never seen this movie, go buy it now. Don’t rent it, don’t download it…buy
it and own it. Payment is your punishment for having gone this long without
experiencing a masterpiece.
Now in this movie, Mr. Jackson would have you believe that
neither he, nor his boss, is a bitch.
As much as I respect this man (I mean…look at him), I think
I have to disagree. He is one of the biggest bitches I’ve ever seen.