How I Spent My Day: A Pictorial Essay

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  1. Lou Cypher

    Lou Cypher New Member VIP

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    I'm sharing this in the hope that others will join in and spread the joys of decorative gourd season in their towns and cities. :)

    First, I read this brilliant essay which made me laugh until I almost choked, and printed copies of it:

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    (You can find the whole thing here: http://www.mcsweeneys.net/articles/its-decorative-gourd-season-motherfuckers ).

    Then I folded them up like pamphlets to cover up the bad bits:

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    Everywhere I saw a gourd display, I popped one into it. On my way out of the grocery store where I'd left one in their outdoor display (the blurry middle picture because people were coming by), I witnessed a woman putting it back into the gourds and laughing wildly to herself. :up:

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    There's always the slight chance that a store camera caught me and the police will knock on my door at some point, but it was worth it. It made me happy. :)
     
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    harlock ancora imparo Gold

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    :cwl: fucking awesome!
     
  3. Lou Cypher

    Lou Cypher New Member VIP

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    :beer: Try it! It makes you feel all warm inside. :D
     
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    harlock ancora imparo Gold

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    "I may even throw some multi-colored leaves into the mix, all haphazard like a crisp October breeze just blew through and fucked that shit up."

    :lol:
     
  5. Lou Cypher

    Lou Cypher New Member VIP

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    :jj: It's just brilliant. I hate those gourd displays. Now I'm going to enjoy a late dinner and a celebratory drink. :beer:
     
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    :jj:

    That was great.Thanks Lou
     
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    Art Grandiloquent Bloviator VIP

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    You make me proud to call you an e-friend, Lou :beer:
     
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    BethSucks Well-Known Member Staff Member

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    That's hilarious, I'll have to send one to my wife who's been proclaiming "It's Fall" to our kids even though Fall means absolutely nothing in San Diego unless you want to scout out the one deciduous tree in the county.
     
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    You must be out of your Gourd.
     
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    I swear I had never heard of a gourd until I clicked on this thread.
     
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    Kamie Active Member

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    Mr Kamie has a subscription to McSweeneys. He loves it
     
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    Ice Hole Active Member

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    Yoouu Rascaaal!!

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    MyLazyHand Russia and France Know What to Do

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    You know what I did all day today? I spent the day with underprivileged middle school students at a pumpkin farm. We worked through our social anxieties by expressing ourselves through vegetable arrangements.

    One boy, age 9, broke down in tears when I showed him a yellow squash. He said it reminded him of Uncle David, and he cowered in fear.

    So forgive me if you're offended by highly traumatized middle school students at the pumpkin farm. How dare you. Maybe I wouldn't have to spend so much time re-arranging vegetables if people would just care a little bit more.
     
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  16. Lou Cypher

    Lou Cypher New Member VIP

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    :beer:

    Oh please, pass it on. It begs to be shared. :D

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  17. Lou Cypher

    Lou Cypher New Member VIP

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    Really? Lucky you! :D

    I love it! I buy most of my books from them. :up:

    :hhh:
     
  18. Lou Cypher

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    Did you ever consider that my aversion to gourds is rooted in some deep, scarring childhood trauma? :bigcry:

    Seriously. I might need to go think about this. :bigthink



    :D
     
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    You are no Joey Boots, Get ready to document your Thankgiving.
     
  20. harlock

    harlock ancora imparo Gold

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    deep :c