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Tuesday, October 03, 2006

A Reminder From The Solid Fuels Administration -

This poster is from 1944. Geez, where were they when I needed this reminder?
I'm already freezing and it's only October! Hope you remembered to order yours.
WARNING! Coal will not work in your gas tank. That sure is one pissed-off looking penguin. He must have tried it, too.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

It is obvious that you are off having too much fun. Things are looking up for me, but still no date yet. We are becoming better friends though, which is a great thing. ;-)

6:11 PM  
Blogger FancyPants said...

That's good news!
You're right, I've been out having a really nice life. I'll be getting back to some writing later this week.

10:26 PM  
Blogger Peri said...

Hey! Being all happy and sappy is no excuse to leave those of us who aren't wandering around this empty blog!


Put him down for a few minutes and write something wonderfully caustic, ok?

4:36 AM  
Blogger FancyPants said...

Ha ha...I know I feel ultra-guilty.
"Put the guy down and come out with your hands on the keyboard".
He's in Ohio for the weekend; perhaps I can get 'un-hypmotized'
temporarily, but I purposely scheduled myself to work all weekend to keep busy....

5:34 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Keeping busy can be a very good thing. I made a one day trip up to Illinois and back (about 1200 miles), and spent most of it in silence. It certinly gave me a lot of time to think some things through, although I think I dedn't get through it at all, but am still stuck somewhere in the middle with no real answers.

10:25 AM  
Blogger MisterKlean said...

"L'amour est l'ennemi de l'art."

(Love is the enemy of art.)



5:43 PM  
Blogger FancyPants said...

Oh, Jean Paul.......

(he's right, you know!)

11:49 PM  
Blogger Peri said...

Hey again!! What's all this? Do you think that I work my ass off all week then consume half a bottle of wine and settle down to my comp in the evening to come here and see that I've got coal in my stocking again? Even I've posted on my blog, busy or not (dreck, admittedly, but still posts) - not that you would know about that. *sniff*

(That's called manipulation by guilt and I learned it from my mama.)

It's all smiles, really. =) I'm glad you've got better things to do than blog. Honestly.

9:18 PM  
Blogger FancyPants said...

I have a damn writer's block, OK?
I'm dyin' over here.

9:40 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Not for want of love, though.

I, however, have either burned a bridge or blown it up. I don't know quite yet. If the bridge still stands, I will be quite happy.

7:52 AM  
Anonymous pboss said...

PERI IS RIGHT YA KNOW...fancy pants is sittin right here and can get her to do shit...what have I done....what have I done....I don't think anything worth its weight has been written when somebody was completely happy! So whatl I do? Whatl I do?

11:02 AM  
Blogger FancyPants said...

Oh relax, it's all good where YOU are...ha ha. (waving from across the room)

12:30 PM  
Anonymous pboss said...

I am officially relaxing at this time...I have no idea why my ears are twitching, or why I'm biting my fingernails and cracking my knuckles.

11:11 PM  
Blogger MisterKlean said...

Kwitcherbitchin and go listen to some really good new German dance music. All your cares will melt away. So says misterklean. You must obey.

5:18 PM  
Blogger FancyPants said...

Geez, where do we think we are, My Space or something?

I'll check out the link, but some of us don't like dance music, FYI, so it better not be too fast, ha ha. I'm not mentioning any names.....

8:33 PM  
Anonymous pboss said...

What's that supposed to mean?

7:26 PM  
Blogger FancyPants said...

Doesn't count-you didn't type it in a high squeaky voice.....
Anyway.....Wha'd I do?

8:12 PM  

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