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Drum Bunny
Posted on 2004.10.30 at 16:21
I saw a maple today that had but one leaf on it. It reminded me of that story about the man who painted a vine leaf on a wall so that the young girl who had determined that she would survive whatever disease she had at the time as long as there was still a leaf left on the ivy climbing up the wall opposite her bedroom window.
I can't remember the author's name.

We also saw a funeral procession go by - against the lights. I usually get pretty somber, but this time my blood was ready to leap out of my veins when I witnessed a bunch of ignorant assholes in their SUV's trying to hurry the marchers by honking impatiently. I swear, if I had a rocket launcher.....

[edit to add a happy thought] Oh, forgot. I bought a cutlass, a pistol and a gold-coloured earing so next year my Pirate outfit will rule; unless I go as a lego block like I was thinking of doing this year.


servermonkey at 2004-10-30 13:56 (UTC) (Permanent link)
When I read, I bought a cutlass, I thought you meant a car. Silly me.

Mmmm, LEGO block as a costume is a great idea!
Simply Stan
paperpath at 2004-11-01 09:15 (UTC) (Permanent link)
I'm just waiting for another election to hapen so that I can salvage all that plast-core that they make election signs from. That stuff is an excellent costume building material. :)
a slice of cosmic cheesecake
fiercerose at 2004-10-31 01:33 (UTC) (Permanent link)
it was O. Henry, i think the story was called "The Last Leaf"... my parents made me watch the movie version of it every Christmas for several years when I was young.
Simply Stan
paperpath at 2004-11-01 09:11 (UTC) (Permanent link)
Thaaaat's it! Yeah!
Thank you, Kat! :-)
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