Posts Tagged ‘Olympics’

Cheater. Such a damnable word, is it not? It is pinned on any unfortunate soul who dares not follow convention, who dares to bend arbitrary rules set by people with no better sense than a common smithy or White Wing. Yet it is a label I endure. For reasons as unexplainable as the north winds, some self-appointed stookies called me a cheater and it stuck.

Oh sure, they insisted I violated a regulation. However, when another competitor committed multiple, blatant abuses in the very same event they turned a blind eye. Why? I wish I knew, but it is easy to suspect (more…)

I’ve been asked by my November friends to alert you about something which has stretched the limits of our patience. They picked me because today, November 15, is my day. Who better to grab your attention than the one sitting in your lap?

With so much focus heaped on last week’s 11/11/11 the rest of us November days feel pretty damn slighted. Because of a mere quirk of the calendar you people treated 11 with a reverence which was frankly embarrassing. Don’t you have anything better to do than get irrationally excited because a date repeats its digits three times? I have to tell you, the rest of the gang – all twenty-nine of us – are (more…)