Saturday, April 29, 2006

Come sale away

A good housecleaning is a useful mental ritual between books. I'm starting Voice of Crow on Monday, as thoughts of Bad Company gradually fade.

This morning I'm off to a friend's yard sale, with a box of old books, DVDs, and ugly tchotchkes (I purchased many of the latter at previous yard sales, although I don't remember being drunk at the time). My goal is to come home with less stuff than I left with, and maybe enough money for Sunday night pizza.

May we all find a way to clean out the literal or metaphorical cobwebs on this beautiful spring weekend.

UPDATE 9:12 PM: It's good to have goals. It's even better to have flexible goals. I've decided that coming home with better stuff is preferable to coming home with less stuff.

Final tally:
  • $48.55 in cash
  • Two CD shelves (the crowd goes wild)
  • set of Monet coffee mugs
  • The Best of Jefferson Airplane
  • Kinky Friedman's Old Testaments & New Revelations
  • Where Have All the Flowers Gone: The Songs of Pete Seeger (2-CD set)
  • furry Eeyore Pez dispenser
  • ginormous stuffed bear for my dog
  • sunburned lips
  • an appetite big enough to eat a whole box of Kraft Macaroni 'n' Cheese right out of the mixing bowl, with a wooden spoon
Ah, a good day. Welcome spring, indeed.


Kinky! Good stuff!

And did you divest yourself of the feline fountain of blood?

Posted by: Blogger Rob S. at 4/30/2006 11:27 AM

It is great stuff. I listened to it last night. As for the wine fountain, that went away years ago. It's probably being worshiped in some other dimension.

Posted by: Blogger Jeri at 4/30/2006 12:09 PM

Oh, that's one of his albums? I've only read his books. Mighty cool.

Posted by: Blogger Rob S. at 4/30/2006 6:24 PM

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