Monday, February 19

Five minutes till Curtain Up

  1. Talk
  2. Get off the Web
  3. Get Healthier
  4. Leave the House
  5. Join some Clubs
  6. Say Yes
  7. Spoil Myself

It’s harder than I imagined.

My web clock is reading 1 hour and 20 minutes and that’s in the space of one day, not including time checking e-mails or chatting on MSN, which must have counted for at least an extra hour, as people want to talk to me all of a sudden.

The hardest part though was actually unplugging the internet.

‘But I won’t be able to see who’s reading my blog.’
‘You can always check tomorrow,’ my brain said.
‘But I won’t be able to get my e-mail to see if anyone comments.’
‘I won’t be able to surf for new funny things to post.’
‘If I get horny I won’t be able to search for por…’
‘Tomorrow, tomorrow, I’ll love ya tomorrow! You’re only a day away!’

I paused for a moment.
‘Why you singing show tunes?’
‘Because you’re gay,’ my brain said.
‘Oh. Ok…’
I’m running out of things to do. I’ve already read Stephen King's Dolores Claiborne and watched Charlie and the Chocolate Factory including all the special features. I’ve even, God help me, watched My Boyfriend playing Fuzion Frenzy 2 on the x-box.

And I have at least 6 days of this left to go.

If I haven’t murdered my brain by the end of this week, it will only be because he’s a good singer.


Angelika said...

I paused for a moment.
‘Why you singing show tunes?’
‘Because you’re gay,’ my brain said.


Ps said...

:-) :-) Sometimes those emails just have to be read at that very instant..Sometimes you have to know just who has been reading your blog, from where they got there, what did they look at and for how long, and where did they log off.You just HAVE to know!!!
:-)) :-))

The Freelance Cynic said...

Angelika - You and my brain should have a chat.

ps - So nice to find someone who sympathises!

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