March 27, 2006

Mission Accomplished.

The goth-niece leaves tomorrow out of Burbank; we're hoping to show her the famous Warner Brothers water tower on the way to the airport. It's been a stunningly successful trip. We've shown her:

• Hollywood, including Mann's Chinese Theater and the Kodak complex;
• Brentwood, including the B-wood Country Mart where Nicole Simpson ate her last meal;
• the Sunset Strip, including the Viper Room;
• Venice Beach;
• the bluffs above Santa Monica Beach;
• a real Mexican restaurant;
• the view from the observatory at Griffith Park (her uncle took her to see that, and she was impressed, coming as she does from the flat reaches of the Upper Midwest);
• the Wiltern Theater, where Dir en Grey was playing.

Not that there isn't plenty to show her when she comes back. We'll do a road trip perhaps, next time, and she can see the coastal route and Big Sur—or maybe even the large dinosaurs in the middle of the desert that appeared in Pee-Wee's Playhouse or whatever it was. (The dinosaurs are too far, I tell her. They are truly in the middle of nowhere; we'd need to be driving to Phoenix or somewhere like that. And of course I'd rather show her Yosemite, but maybe that's just me.)

And all I want to do for the next week or so is sleep. Can I get a witness?

Posted by Attila Girl at March 27, 2006 11:52 PM | TrackBack


You EARNED it!

A superb accomplishment of Auntly Endeavors is all yours.

praise Jesus!

I do so solemnly swear: Your just reward is fair and square and a punishment fitting the crime, to boot.

you are getting very sleeeeeeepy...

your eyelids are growing heavy, so heavy, close them now...

breathe slowly, slowly...

relax your toes... feet... calves... knees... thighs... hips... waist... heart... neck... shoulders... arms... hands... fingers...


'scuse me please, think I'll go now...

time for a nice



Posted by: k at March 28, 2006 02:58 AM

Maybe I'm getting older because I got tired just READING your list of activities.

Posted by: RightWingDuck at March 28, 2006 07:41 AM

And I was strangely aroused... I apologize! But then again, it's k's fault! I come here to do a little harmless reading before bed, and I get a litany of LMA's body parts. I blame linear thinking.

Posted by: Darrell at March 28, 2006 08:49 PM

Or, alternatively, it might be excess testosterone . . .

Posted by: Attila Girl at March 28, 2006 09:27 PM

Or all three!

I was going to suggest doing your reading in the morning instead, Darrell, but there's that Guy Thing about mornings...

It's ok. Even in this decrepit state and advanced years, k has Special Powers that come into play even when she didn't mean them to.

Posted by: k at March 29, 2006 04:22 AM

Special Powers work---even in the morning. I'll trust your conscience to decide if you meant it, or not.

Posted by: Darrell at March 29, 2006 07:46 AM

Hey! Aren't you supposed to be sleeping, LMA? I'm kind of slow on the uptake.

Posted by: Darrell at March 29, 2006 07:48 AM

Oh, I am. Off and on.

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