Monthly Archives: February 2011

The Fast and the Furious

“It don’t matter if you drink by a pint or a shot…drinking is drinking” – Torreto, The Fast and the Furious (2001) – paraphrase The Boss – Vodka Diplomacy February 23rd is Defender of the Fatherland Day (Red Army Day in the Soviet … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The (Ex) Patriot

“This is your chance to pay back your Uncle Sam for all the wonderful freedoms you’ve enjoyed.” – Arthur Gibbons, xXx (2001) Uncle Sam has been a generous fella to me over the years. He gave me gruel and shelter in … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Coal Miner’s Tenant

“Tonight, I’m cleaning out my closet.” – Eminem My suitcases are packed and ready to be moved after daybreak. My oft-foreshadowed apartment change has been greenlit. I’m trading my current place for a slightly smaller, cozier apartment that will be … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment