Monthly Archives: February 2005

A.M. Bathroom Trials

The other day I woke up at 6:30 in the morning, and I desperately had to pee. I quickly scooted out of bed to head to the bathroom, but the door was closed. My roommate was using it. That selfish … Continue reading

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My Day of Agony

I’m finally starting to feel better. For four days, I’ve suffered through a brutal sore throat, probably obtained from one of my students. My esophagas felt like it had been raped by dolphins. My throat was red, raw, and ravaged. … Continue reading

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Presidents Day!

Yesterday we celebrated President’s Day. As a lover of history and a man who finds a deeply unnatural satisfaction in gazing at pictures of Lincoln, it was a day of celebration and merriment. Like many holidays, President’s Day is all … Continue reading

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You Zig, I Zag!

I just ate a couple Ding Dongs. I know where all of you think I’m going with this. I’m sure you all think I’m going to wander off on some disgusting diatribe about how I ate the Ding Dongs at … Continue reading

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The Awkward Man-Crush

There is nothing so gloriously awkward as when one man develops a platonic crush on another man. Yes, sometimes envy and admiration of a cool, successful, handsome, man crosses that line – that line where one is no longer celebrating … Continue reading

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Glitz and Alienation on the Iron Range!

This weekend, I’m headed back up with Bridgette to visit her parents in Virginia, MN. But this time, things are different. This time, they’re filming a big-budget Hollywood movie there. Yes, Charlize Theron, Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson, and Sissy Spacek … Continue reading

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