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177. Scenes from the Second Seat on the Right

Note: Strong language

Saturday, February 24th, 7:00pm
Hillary and Sean


Hillary: I was so fucked up yesterday when I left your place.

Sean: Yeah, that was some good shit. I can get some more.

Hillary: Can I buy it off you?

Sean: Fuck no. Why?

Hillary: Oh, nothin’.

Sean: You want to smoke that guy up that you meet on the bus.

Hillary: (crosses arms) No I don’t.

Sean: Yes you do. I don’t know what you see in that creepy old perv.

Hillary: He’s not creepy or old or a perv!

Sean: Oh fuck, girl, you got it bad.

Hillary snorts and looks out the window.

Sean: Okay, fine. I’ll let you have some. But I he’s gonna say no.

Hillary: No he won’t.

Sean: HA! I knew it! I fuckin’ knew it!

Hillary: (mumbles) Asshole.


Next stop: Sunday, February 25th, 10:00am

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#SoCS – Doors we don’t go through

As the last door I went through that wasn’t mine was my son’s school door, it got me to thinking about my own school. I refer to it as mine loosely, for two reasons. One is I haven’t taken a course in almost a year–I’ve either been too busy making money to afford one, or too broke to afford one. There has to be a solution there somewhere … Save the money? Yeah. But I keep spending it on stupid things like hydro and gas.

The other reason I hesitate to call it my school is I’ll probably never walk through the front door of it. According to Google maps, it’s about 4,600km (2,858 miles) away, which is apparently a 42-hour drive. That’s one hell of a commute every day … or every four days if I don’t sleep. It really looks like a lovely place though. Lovely enough that I’ll try to visit one day.

Weird that we now have the technology and means to go anywhere in the world, but we rarely do. I imagine if I cut off my Internet and saved the money instead to fly around the world, I’d get out a lot more. But then, how would I know where to go without the Internet to show me the great places I could visit? Sure, I could go to restaurants and use their Internet, but that would result in spending my money again. Especially if I have to drag the kids along so they could get their Internet fixes. Yeah, bad idea.

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