It wasn't the highest scoring word I played, but I was really happy when I got to lay down "anoxia" on the Scrabble board.
I'm finally back from Wyoming, no thanks to friggin' Northwest Airlines. Instead of getting home last evening as scheduled, I was sitting around in a hotel in Billings watching Van Wilder battle vampires.
Escaping to Wyoming for a bit, back later.
Packing right now!
Also, you've got a lot to answer for Peter Jackson, namely, this upcoming LOTR knockoff (Transporter goes medieval on your ass!). That trailer will easily be the worst/best thing you'll watch today.
Queued by a comment in an interview with GZA today, a few of us got to talking about who would win in a battle between a grizzly bear and a silverback gorilla. Conclusion? GZA's crazy, the bear totally takes that fight. Also, all of these arguments eventually lead back to our timeless Batman vs. Wolverine debate, which may have received its final argument today: "All I'm saying is, Batman has contingency plans for Superman, and Wolverine ain't no Superman."
Woops, slipped a bit there. In summary, a dinner of pulled pork, mac and cheese, and red beans and rice eaten at Fort Reno while listening to Mary Timony and Medications was a pretty nice way to ring in a new year of my existence.
Attention Boston: Roger Miller of MoB appears to be giving guitar lessons! A friend has already inquired and received a response, although he is worried that any guitar lesson will "turn into an episode of of the Chris Farley Show." As he said, something along these lines:
D: Mr. Miller, you're...like...oh, man..."Academy Fight Song," that was so awesome..."
RM: Well, Clint kinda wrote that one...
D: One of the greatest...you're like a living legend, man! GOD!
4th of July rundown:
1. Jeremy and I beat Steve and Ileana at dominoes.
2. Crabs, burgers, corn on the cob and plenty of beer.
3. Hiding from the rain for a bit.
4. Four square!
5. Watching the DC fireworks from a graveyard in Glover Park.