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I was in an off-again, on-again relationship with a bipolar young woman for approx. eight years. I was 22 years old when we first met; she was a senior in high school, one month before her eighteenth birthday. We became reacquainted four months later, in the fall semester at our local community college, when we coincidentally ended up in the same science class. After a few weeks, we began walking and talking together after class. I had a big crush on her, but I...
Loyola Marymount University
Back in the 1940s and 1950s cigarette smoking was often considered a glamorous activity, but in recent years I associate it with the "white trash" lifestyle -- trailer parks, high school dropouts, plumber's butt, Indian casinos, and everything else.
I'm not picky about potato chips, so long as the freshness date hasn't expired. But back in the 1980s there was a brand called "Columbia River". I think they were sold at Costco here in California. Best potato chips I ever eated!
A Touch of Death by Charles Williams And two of Lawrence Block's early novels: The Girl With The Long Green Heart and Lucky At Cards
My dad moonlighted as a custodian for a while when I was a little kid. He never complained about it. My older brother worked as an elementary-school janitor for one year while waiting to get hired as a USPS mail carrier. He complained more about his postal route than he ever complained about his janitor job. My first job was at a small newspaper office, where I did proofreading, typesetting, and some paste-up work. The editor didn't want to hire a custodian, so...
"Thunder Road" by Bruce Springsteen. I wouldn't call it "orgasmic", but it will always be my favorite song.
Quote: Originally Posted by Hellbound This is another thing that I think Chicago does right. Vienna beef on a steamed poppy seed bun, dragged through the garden with tomato, chopped onion, Mustard, lime green relish, sport peppers, kosher dill, and celery salt. Yum! Chicago dogs look very funky, but taste fuckin' delicious. Yessirree, Chicago dogs!
Go to a relative's or friend's house for a barbecue, drink some beer. Sit on lawnchairs in the yard watching a nearby fireworks show, drink some more beer.
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