OMG I am so happy to be back home in the Mish! I was reading this great novel by literary juggernaut Nicholas Sparks and it really made me think of how much I love my new ‘hood:
“The reason it hurts so much to separate is because our souls are connected.” ~Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook
The Midwest? NOT sick. I do not hella heart it. Not once was I offered a bacon-wrapped anything. Not once did I translate the name of my dinner to learn I was eating goat spleen. My tight new Community Thrift tees not only went unnoticed, but were often sneered at. No matter how crazy-loud I cranked my Richard Wakeman iTunez, I could only think of getting back to Glooncy’s for Budweisers and a sticky round of Trivial Pursuit.
One thing was, for real, on my mind the whole time: WHO should win the first ever Mish Competish? The answer came to me in this ridic dream (right after the part where I was at a poetry slam @ the 16th St. Bart Station):
This was sixteen flavors of hilar, Lizzie D. Send me an email (alicearmstrongstrong at gmail dot com) letting me know how epic you want your OMG the Mish! t-shirt.