Wednesday, June 28, 2006

Yeah yeah

    Discussion with the Little Sister
  • Elizabeth: "Would you be upset if you were in a case and your attorney didn't call you back or return your e-mails for 2-3 weeks?"
    Matt: "Well you have to understand that attorneys--"
    Elizabeth (cutting me off as though she has heard my 'attorneys are very busy' spiel before): "I know."
    Matt: (silence)
    Elizabeth: "Would you be upset?"
    Matt: "Probably."

Tuesday, June 27, 2006

Case dismissed

  • Amusing holding in a 1944 case about whether a cosmetic company was liable for burns: "That the plaintiff would sprinkle nail polish remover on his clothing and ignite himself was not an event that the defendant could reasonably have anticipated."

Monday, June 26, 2006

What Sweetie Watches on her Summer Vacation

  • "I watched a show called 'Plastic Surgery Disasters' on HBO, and this woman went in for gastric bypass surgery and somehow she got both her legs amputated! ... I also watched a show called 'Cancun Sex Adventures.' Because I can't sleep!" -Sweetie

Saturday, June 24, 2006


CC and Donnie are the baddest ass thugs I ever did meet. Right after we took this picture, they went out dancing together. Yeah boooeey.

Zingerman's Roadhouse

I spent the day in Ann Arbor yesterday, hanging out with Josh, CC and some other friends heretofore lost to the mysteries of time and distance. But now found!

Thursday, June 22, 2006

Parrot Fight

Old parrot Winston loves me. New parrot Rudy loves me.
Does that mean they will love each other?
Click and find out...

Father's Day Remembered

In honor of Father's Day, I present a timeless classic:
the video of our Father's Day party from 2005!
No fathers are honored here,
but we sure do have a lot of fun.

Rudy Cuddles

Some people look surprised when I tell them Rudy loves to cuddle.
They don't realize how loving these little birds can be...
but now I have proof!

Wednesday, June 21, 2006

Take that, Jared

  • Where to eat?
    Donnie: "We could go to Subway."
    Matt: "No, I don't want to 'eat fresh.'"
    Donnie: look of astonishment
    Matt (defensively): "I don't!"
  • Donnie: "You ate three truffles."
    Matt: "No, i can explain... how did you know?"
    Donnie: "There are three truffle wrappers right next to you."
    Matt: "Damn it! foiled again!"

Saturday, June 17, 2006

On Confrontation

  • Sweetie, to me: "I don't like dealing with confrontation, but you don't like dealing with anything."

Friday, June 16, 2006


  • Trying to do laundry
    Matt: "There's no 'Toxic' setting on the washer, is there?"

  • Trying to fix the Internet connection on Sweetie's laptop
    Matt: "There's nothing wrong with the router. Do you know what that means?"
    Sweetie: "Mmhmm. It means... there's something wrong... with YOU!"

Tuesday, June 13, 2006


We dance in Sweetie's apartment. This is what we do for fun.

Saturday, June 10, 2006


  • "For culturalization, you really have to learn how these machines work." --One Amish to another, standing at a Cleveland Park Metro farecard dispenser. The Amish on the receiving end of this advice did not look happy.

Tuesday, June 6, 2006

  • On Saturday, at the behest of Anthony, I finally went to Eastern Market. It was well worth the wait! Here you can see me playing a Tibetan singing bowl I found there. Enjoy.

Thursday, June 1, 2006

Because you come to me with naught save love... I will sing you a song. And perform a duet with you. Take your pick: