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In the name of Zeus!

Published May 7, 2012 by Sandee


Socrates says it in The Dialogues of Plato.  I’m reading this book now.  I could tell you about the first 10 or 20 pages when the words stuck, but now I’m just dizzy.  The really cool thing he says in the beginning is that when you hurt someone it’s the greatest injury you could do to yourself because you injure your soul.  Don’t put your entire trust in my paraphrase as my mind is a holey sieve.

It’s a library book that’s due back tomorrow.  My Bernard Malmud book’s due back too.  Maybe I’ll take them out again.  Ask me about the Plato book and I won’t be able to tell you anything, but I could make some shit up and pronounce it with an authoritative tone so that you’d THINK that I knew what I was talking about.  All I know is that from now on when I’m shocked, confused, annoyed, or having really good sex, I’m going to say “In the name of Zeus.”


Published April 12, 2012 by Sandee

Now that I have your attention, maybe you’ll pay more attention to my little Pepto Bismol colored blog!  A cheap trick you say – no no no no no no no no!  Absolutely not!  For I am a severely interesting person saying excruciating – I mean — very very important things — things with subtext, things that require you to read between the lines.  I cannot help you to do this I am afraid, so now, though I know none of these languages, I must bid you, á bientôt, goodnight, auf wiedersehen.

Good seasonings to you all,

Sword-chinned bitch