holy shit it’s like 9/11 in there – 02:55 AM GMT
my darling wife is first-generation American. Her parents and siblings were all born in Cuba. – 02:59 AM GMT
More than fifty years after they arrived here, my in-laws still have rich, dense Cuban accents. – 03:00 AM GMT
Among the stuff my wife kept with her when she moved up here is a childhood manuscript, from like first grade or whenever you first write. – 03:01 AM GMT
When we found it, we were confused by the child-wife’s description of (now now, that’s my wife when she was a child, settle down, peanuts) – 03:02 AM GMT
her description of her favorite sandwish. She loved, above all, the peeno botr. – 03:03 AM GMT
Tonight, we’re on the phone and my father-in-law asked how Pinot was doing. I was confused, as Pinot is a neighbor’s dog he has not met. – 03:04 AM GMT
After a great deal of verbal wrangling (“I’m not shouting, I’m Cuban!) it was made clear they were asking about our resident. Stellar’s Jays – 03:06 AM GMT
We feed them peanuts, and they come looking for them. – 03:06 AM GMT
As a result, we call “PEA-NUT” to bring them to the yard, and that is their name, “Peanut.” – 03:07 AM GMT
So my father-in-law was asking not after Pinot, but Peanut. My wife’s favorite sandwish? Peanut butter. – 03:08 AM GMT
@esinclai she wants the tee – 03:09 AM GMT
@esinclai well, flatteringly small, one hopes – 03:12 AM GMT
@LeavittAlone don’t even joke homes – 03:12 AM GMT
@gjcharlet @LeavittAlone single-occ? – 03:13 AM GMT
@gjcharlet well, after a life like that, some uh (gendernoun)spreading seems alright – 03:15 AM GMT
@LeavittAlone YE BANSHEE ME BAIRN – 04:11 AM GMT
“Under the Skin” tongiht. Fully tight. – 04:18 AM GMT
@emilypostpunk doin it roight – 04:26 AM GMT
so i’m a dumbass and can’t site search or google the quit button on mefi. help. – 04:46 AM GMT
found it, nm – 04:52 AM GMT
@matthewbaldwin when do you show up on the lawn of the dead kid’s parents, posse in tow, child in arms? – 04:57 AM GMT
@mubay fucking hate it – 04:57 AM GMT
@mubay but i grok – 04:58 AM GMT
@jbushnell @naxuu nax, this reminds me, do due dilly here, it’s up the scarcity/demand alley. think you’ll dig. henryart.org/​exhibitions/​an… – 05:10 AM GMT
@naxuu @jbushnell the ‘9x thing in the same space was amazeballs. img srch: google.com/​search?q=ann+h… – 05:41 AM GMT
@naxuu @jbushnell google.com/​url?sa=t&rct=j… – 05:42 AM GMT
@sculpin unknown at this time – 05:57 AM GMT
RT: @wsdot_traffic: Seeing slowdowns in our typical spots. NB 5 into Seattle jamming up like the @Seahawks will jam up the @Panthers running game. – 04:26 PM GMT