Wednesday, December 2, 2009

25 days of Absurdity

In an attempt to expand our target audience here at "to live in this city (.blogspot.com)," as well as avoid alienating our fan base we have decided to rebrand December as the "25 Days of Absurdity."

Why absurdity? Well.. it's universal. It speaks to the spirit. And the soul. And... we don't have to build any churches or anything. The decorations are inexpensive, the gifts are joyous, and the eggnog is strong and spiked.

Today is day 2 of our 25 Days of Absurdity and we are off to a fairly positive start. Yesterday I decided to outsource my office needs to my father's office at a nonprofit that will remain unnamed. To my delight, I was greeted by quiet hoopla. Let is be said, there was

This morning, the absurdity started early, and simply. Went to starbucks. Got my $0.54 refill, because I save cups, and drink brewed coffee. Walked across the street, and the top commits suicide like a repressed goldfish, leaping off my cup, and into the street. I now have to high tail my poor coffee cup and I for 5 blocks, and attempt to stay clean. Thankfully, the laws of physics were on my side, and the majority of coffee that sloshed did so in the forwards, in front of me direction. But the amount of care I was forced to put into the walk and the coffee... was absurd.