September 11, 2006

happy lucrative anniversary

over the past five years, we’ve gone from a country in shock, to one of overzealous religiousness and patriotism to one of cynicism of the current administration. but, on the fifth anniversary, now the trend is, “how much money can i make from this?” but a mere five years after planes flew into the WTC, we are inundated with gold commemorative coins, major motion pictures, a network documdrama with an agenda, not to mention the million other things that i, as a minnesotan and not a new yorker, am probably not exposed to. why all of a sudden are we seeing people trying to make money out of tragedy? much…

September 11, 2006

fine

somehow i thought that discovering a grey hair would create more commotion than it did! well, i’m not going to dye my hair, i know that for sure. if i’m going to age, i guess i’d better do it gracefully. now nate has suggested that i get a second master’s degree in english. i would have my current GA for as long as i like, according to the place, but good god! i am sick of living in poverty! i want to have some cash so i can go out to eat once in a while or go on a shopping spree at the MOA. but….the english master’s is alluring…….