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Snakes... Why Did It Have To Be Snakes?

  • Aug. 14th, 2005 at 3:08 AM
David Gilmour
It was an awful night for movies. The Muse and I were watching Anaconda, the theory being that even a terrible movie was better if it starred a giant snake. This theory did not extend to dinosaurs, however, as Jurassic Park III had been even worse than I'd remembered it being when I'd originally watched it. We sat on the sofa together, passing a bottle of strawberry soda between us.

"I fear sometimes that I've wasted my life," I said.

"Watching Owen Wilson being eaten by a snake makes you have to assess your life?" she asked. "That's just wrong in all sorts of ways."

"Seriously, Muse. What have I got now that I'm thirty-six that I didn't have when I was sixteen, other than student loan debt and gray hairs in my beard?"

She pinched me hard on the thigh, and I flinched and hissed. "If you can't figure that one out for yourself, dummy," she said, "then you deserve more than a pinch."

"Okay, okay! Jesus, Muse. Can't you ever teach me a lesson that doesn't involved a blood blister?"

"Never," she said, and took the soda bottle from me. "You only learn when I hold your hand to the fire."

I rubbed my thigh where she'd pinched me. "And I'm supposed to thank you for that?"

"You love me," she said. "Now shut up and watch the movie. I want to see me some more giant snake action."


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shannonsays wrote:
Aug. 14th, 2005 11:27 am (UTC)
you know what they say about snakes....
king_cool_paul wrote:
Aug. 14th, 2005 04:28 pm (UTC)
What do they say about snakes?
shannonsays wrote:
Aug. 15th, 2005 04:21 pm (UTC)
they say lots of things about snakes.
king_cool_paul wrote:
Aug. 15th, 2005 04:30 pm (UTC)
Such a difficult young lady.

Hope the move went well, babe.
giggleloop wrote:
Aug. 14th, 2005 11:53 pm (UTC)
you know what i bet would cheer you up...???

writing more about the Muse and I making out. :P

also, as an aside, can i just say: strawberry soda? mmmm!

-B
king_cool_paul wrote:
Aug. 15th, 2005 12:02 am (UTC)
Sadly, I can't find Strawberry Crush here, which is the Holy Grail of strawberry sodas. Next time I'm in Montreal, though, I'm stocking up. The French-Canadians know how to live!

And wasn't making out with her enough, woman? Do I have to write all about it?

Sheesh ;)
giggleloop wrote:
Aug. 15th, 2005 01:32 am (UTC)
All you said was we kissed hello. Dang it, I demand porn! :P

(well, maybe not porn, but the word I'm looking for won't come to mind. oh wait! SMUT! that's it, I demand SMUT! :P )

-B
king_cool_paul wrote:
Aug. 15th, 2005 01:34 am (UTC)
You're such a pig. No wonder we get along.
giggleloop wrote:
Aug. 15th, 2005 04:00 am (UTC)
Yup!

Bring on the smuttiness! :P

-B
king_cool_paul wrote:
Aug. 15th, 2005 04:02 am (UTC)
I'm all about the smut.

Go smut!

Or something like that.
_linwe_ wrote:
Aug. 15th, 2005 01:43 am (UTC)
Do I smell smuttering?
king_cool_paul wrote:
Aug. 15th, 2005 01:59 am (UTC)
You might, rabbit, you might.
_linwe_ wrote:
Aug. 15th, 2005 02:00 am (UTC)
I want sleep aids.
king_cool_paul wrote:
Aug. 15th, 2005 02:06 am (UTC)
Want I should smother you with a pillow until you stop kicking?
_linwe_ wrote:
Aug. 15th, 2005 02:06 am (UTC)
Sure.

I still vote for the ice pick.
king_cool_paul wrote:
Aug. 15th, 2005 02:10 am (UTC)
Someone else can stab you with an ice pick. I'm far more into the killing with love thing.

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