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June 26, 2004


Dear Vanessa --

This Blowhard is taking his Wife on a romantic beach vacation. And since for us oldies, "romantic" equals "no computer," I won't be blogging (or even checking email) for the next week.

Let's see: bathing suits? Check. Flip-flops? Check. Credit cards? Check. Gallon container of SPF 500 sunblock? Wait: where's the sunblock?

Best to all,


posted by Michael at June 26, 2004


So you're getting away from your jacked-in, "trapped inside a computer" life of the weblogger and spending some time examining the ever-metamorphisizing mysteries of water and women, huh!

Good for you! Have a great time, and I look forward to your refreshed and prolific return!

Posted by: Nate on June 26, 2004 9:26 PM

Take it slow!
And thanks for "elsewhere" supply, that should keep us busy for...another day or two...

Posted by: Tatyana on June 26, 2004 9:54 PM

Okay, Big Kahuna! Hang ten and have fun!

Posted by: Cowtown Pattie on June 26, 2004 11:17 PM

Have a happy vacation and don't get

a. stung by a jellyfish
b. bitten by a bear
c. run over by a waterski
d. brained by a Chandler omnibus after falling asleep out in the sun during a valiant attempt to figure out The Big Sleep one more time

Posted by: Vanessa on June 26, 2004 11:37 PM

By now you are gone, so I guess I'll say, "Welcome back." Any musings on the beach? Observations?

Hurry up and share your newest thoughts with us.


Posted by: Kris on June 27, 2004 3:41 AM

I don't think I could handle a week at the beach, but it beats vacationing with relatives.

Posted by: Tim Hulsey on June 29, 2004 1:13 AM

A Beach Scene

Man: That woman, she is so alluring, look how the light hits it! Like an Ozor film or a manet! What is she thinking...or does she just live? See how she takes in the sand and the sun fully and honestly, not at all like the shrill go-getters back home. This is a woman who knows about love and death, she is connected to the greater earth... I could spend all day just watching her!

Woman: My God this sucks. I thought the beach was supposed to be relaxing, I've got sand everywhere and gulls stole my sandwhich. I'd kill for a good bagel right now...or a book or an internet connection or a monster truck rally anything but just lying here. Why did I get talked into this..stupid package deals,. God I why did I pick this thing, I look like cookie dough packed in a binki. This is so dumb.


Posted by: jleavitt on June 30, 2004 7:31 PM

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