24 October 2008

14 i rode the bus today

and as i sat from fullerton to jackson listening to the man behind me reminisce about the six days he spent in cook county jail on charges of battery and why it is better to be convicted of carrying a concealed weapon than domestic abuse, i remembered why i hate the bus.

14 comments:

Les Savy Ferd said...

i remember when they put me in the clink back in ought-four for vandalism and attempted breaking and entering. met some nice people down there, Gord-o, Sweet Lou, Big Saffron. We used to play cards for cigarettes and make vanity license plates. One time I almost had to shiv a guy for taking my little debbie snack cake. good times.

oline said...

now i want nothing in the world but a little debbie.

Les Savy Ferd said...

well, I know a guy. I could hook you up with my supplier, get you in on the cheap-cheap.

oline said...

honey, no price is too steep for marshmallow stuffed oatmeal goodness.

Les Savy Ferd said...

misread that as Marshmallow Stuffed Oatmeal Goddess and had a fairly serious crisis of faith there for a moment.

oline said...

what? you don't pray to little debbie?

Les Savy Ferd said...

Hey, I've got a PhD. in blasphemology.

ahem.

"Hail Debbie, full of sorbitan monostearate/
the Lord is with thee.
Blessed are you among female dessert profiteers/
and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Diabetes.
Holy Debbie, Mother of Fudge-Brownie-Ready-to-eat -snack-cakes-with-English-Walnuts/
Pray for us sinners/
Now and at the hour of our Lunch,
Amen.

oline said...

ok. we have to stop before i go hold up 7/11 for some swiss cake rolls.

by the by, my parents are coming to town, so study up. i can't imagine a weekend in which the "great mental institutions we have lived near" conversation doesn't crop up.

Les Savy Ferd said...

Sweet! Pizza with the Eatons. or perhaps Crepes avec les Eatons. Ba Ba Reeba over Eaton?

oline said...

i think the pizza, if you're up for it... that was the first thing they mentioned.

Les Savy Ferd said...

am i up for pizza?
am *I* up for pizza!?


the answer is yes, btw.

oline said...

my chicken soup was not half so filling today. i blame all this little debbie business.

and the pizza.

oline said...

my chicken soup was not half so filling today. i blame all this little debbie business.

and the pizza.

oline said...

i felt very strongly about that.