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Post-coital cooing

Him: “Oww! Ow! My ass!” Me: “What? Grab your ass?” Him: “Cramp! Ass cramp!” “So get off me! Stretch it out!” “Shit! Dammit! You need anything?” “Hand towel?” “Fuck! Can’t… make it… to bathroom!” “Just hand me something out of one of those bags — it’s old baby clothes I’m donating.” (Rummages through bags.) “Here!”…

First they came for the Denny’s…

Hot on the heels of potentially positive developments on Sunset Bowl, the Ballard News-Tribune is reporting today that DWO, a California-based franchise that purchased the Ballard Denny’s last June, is anxious to re-open at the same location. Gene Erdman, director of human resources for DWO, contacted the News-Tribune early Monday, Jan. 14. “…DWO would welcome…

Getting thurr luurrn on.

The girls visit the Pacific Science Center in search of the ever-elusive 34th Annual Model Train Show. Michael wows us with his knowledge of modular and sectional layouts from “Z” to “G” scales, thus affirming his true genus as Dorkus Homunculus. More photos.

The most pretentious opening sentence yet

Between reminiscences of his days with Huxley and Burroughs, Timothy Leary and I had been debating the future of the written word. How exactly I ended up on Tim Leary’s terrace in Beverly Hills listening to first-hand tales of literary lions and admonished that processed sugar (was) a deadlier American addiction than any illegal substance…

Dollars without sense

So this morning, I initiated a conversation with Michael on Bush’s proposed tax cuts and how our (lack of) marital status bears on our potential 2008 gains. Which is more or less equivalent to my striking up a chat about microwave spectroscopy, or throwing down my two bits on calculating quantities in quantum chromodynamics, in…

Free Ballard

When Michael and I first turned up pregnant, we knew exactly where we wanted to set up house in Seattle: Ballard, land of Norwegians and Molly Maguires and the best high school in the city. Also, home to a majority of our friends and family, close enough to Golden Gardens to smell the sea, and…