Entries from January 2008

January 31, 2008

“The Fat Lady’s Singin’”

“If at first you don’t succeed, try again. Then quit. No use being a damn fool about it.” –W. C. Fields
I shall hereby refer to today as Quitting Day.
The reasons for this are threefold. I should have known today was quitting day when one of my worst recurring nightmares (of which there are many) almost [...]

January 29, 2008

Weekends in the House of Tink

“It is impossible to enjoy idling thoroughly unless one has plenty of work to do.” –Jerome K. Jerome
I would categorize myself as a person who enjoys laziness, perhaps more than any one person should. I find immense pleasure in spending a Saturday morning curled up on the couch watching Girls Next Door or 90210 marathons [...]

January 24, 2008

I’m Tink. This is my blog.

“I have no money, no resources, no hopes. I am the happiest man alive.” –Henry Miller
I’m wondering if living paycheck-to-paycheck, happy to find enough money to support my drinking and eating habits is actually the happiest way on earth to live. Not everyone can rejoice at the $10 bill they [...]