Well, I have “One Sweet Day” running through my head now. This has been great, you guys. Kelly, hope to see you doing more quality work in different places. Monsters, I’ve gotten to know a lot of you over the last couple years and feel very grateful for that. I’m going to miss the shit out of this place, and I hope we can all stay in touch.
HAGS. Much love from me, gentlemansteph, and Duke.
I haven’t been around too much lately and no one is going to see this because it’s 2AM but I feel like I have to participate in this thread, you know? Put hand to heart and take a last go.
So…today I went to my job which is so boring, and then I got dinner with a friend and his new girlfriend, then drinks with another friend visiting from Texas. Then I came home and played Hearthstone for like three hours after my husband went to bed. I’ve been doing this basically every night this week, and I think he’s starting to get mad. I just started reading Selected Stories by Alice Munro (which is excellent) but then left my book at work so I can’t even pretend I was being a lovely little bookworm and reading deep into the night.
“cat thread long. koko pet.” – koko
“such old. very thread. wow.” – doge
I’m a day late to the comments but just chiming in to say I’ve been gone a lot, taking this place for granted, and now it’s gone, and I AM SAD.
ACCIDENTAL DOWNVOTE. Probably my last .
It’s really late and no one’s going to see this but I wanted to stop in and say I started a new job that involves sitting in a rectangle with a bunch of other people, all with our computer screens facing inward, and I can’t use the internet for my own purposes. I MISS YOU GUYS. We’ll have to work something out.
In other news, I’ve now read Tess of the d’Urbervilles and Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals on my iPhone (I don’t pay for ebooks). I never took philosophy and now seems like as good a time as any, so I’m onto Plato now. That Socrates was an asshole, huh?
Also, I just watched Gravity and holy shit.
I can’t stay long because hotel internet in French Polynesia is uh, yikes expensive! But gentlemansteph and I got married this weekend, and it was great! amy wins again represented the monsters!
Anyway, I remember posting about our engagement last June and saying something like “Uhhh I’m a new monster but I really like you guys so I’m telling you about my life.” And now I have no qualms about posting self-centered updates about my day to day, so look how far we’ve come. Love you guys, and it looks like I start working again after the honeymoon, so see you every hour of every day again soon!
Thanks! It wasn’t that satisfying because I basically just wrote all I could and told my editor, “Here! Accept this as my full draft and I’ll give you another one ASAP.” So I’ll be working on my honeymoon, but at a relaxed pace I hope.
gentlemansteph and I were in Seattle until yesterday (hanging out with Ash Byrne) and today was our first full of wedding planning blitz mode. (Friday was his last day of work and Sunday I turned in a big draft so I don’t have to touch that for a while.) We just sent like a thousand emails and I’m feeling kind of like the mobsters at the end of Godfather like bang bang just gettin’ shit done? I also made a checklist, so I already felt accomplished before we even started getting to work. 10 days and then we never have to plan a wedding again!
I couldn’t find a double salsa dog gif .
Happy long weekend friends!!! It’s gonna be the best one ever!
To be fair, I don’t think Gwyneth would gather anything she could buy. Shailene sounds more like an eccentric forest lady (of infinite means). I mean making your own toothpaste is pretty hardcore? Her breath probably smells terrible.
OK like just as an example there is a character who calls his dad “the Aged” or “the Aged Parent” or “the Aged P.” and I am going to keep that in my pocket for the rest of my life.
Yes! Let’s hang! I was going to text you. You can meet gentlemansteph.
By the way, facetaco, maybe this is the appropriate time to tell you that you posted a Facebook status (forever ago in Facebook time) saying you were a bachelor and thanking your wife for all her support, and I was stressed out for like half a day thinking you got a divorce before figuring out it was a school thing. SO THANKS FOR THAT.
Ugh, feel better girl. I hope bad things happen to that doctor.
I tried asking Siri and she said, “Calling Gabe,” but then Gabe’s number was disconnected…shit outta luck, girl.
What kind of meat are you using?
I tried an e-cigarette for the first time this weekend. I only smoke when I’m drunk so am not the target customer base (the target customer base is people trying to quit, right?) but I found it very pleasant. Nice weight to it, like a pen at a fancy hotel.
I hope your week goes better, taco. May I suggest binge eating?
I’ve been shackled to this draft for the past couple months, and I have three more days to get it in. It’s uhhh…a draft! It’s going to happen, anyhow, so I’m in a pretty decent mood. After that it’s Seattle for a wedding and two I’m-sure-very-relaxing weeks until my own wedding.
In other (still book) news, I’m reading Dickens (Great Expectations) for the first time in my life, and thereby starting to fill the biggest hole in my English education. Why did I put this off? He is great, obviously! I am super into this book.
Bassets must have their say.
Seven white men on a movie set.