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Nobody Wanted to Touch the Gravy

The Blog: July 15th, 2009

Kid: “Dad, why are we poor?”

Dad: “Because back in 2008, assets were like gravy. But nobody wanted to touch the gravy.”

Kid: “Do we by chance have any gravy in the house?”

Dad: “‘fraid not. Gravy costs gravy, er, money, and we don’t have any money.”

Kid: “I’m so hungry. Where’s Mom?”

Dad: “I don’t know. Gone, maybe.”


An Open Letter to the Owners of Oriole9

The Blog: July 17th, 2009

Pierre-Luc Moeys and Nina Paturel
17 Tinker Street
Woodstock, NY 12498

Dear Mr. Moeys and Ms. Paturel,

This past weekend, July 10-12, I had the pleasure of staying at a house in Bearsville, NY, not far outside Woodstock. Some friends, a handful of acquaintances and I, all cityfolk, enjoyed very much the nature and silence of your neck of […]

I Was Saying Obooma

The Blog: July 30th, 2009

YouTube user garagmouse (derived from “garage mouse?”; “gay rag mouse?”) uploaded this video of folks booing President Obama as his motorcade passed through Bristol, Virginia.

Don’t let their boos and rude signs get you down, Mr. President. Some folks are just gonna be folks. Can’t do a thing about it. And if being folks means booing […]