Sunday, December 12, 2010

A Bronco at My Neck, and Writing a Check to Mayor McCheese

Turtleneck and Sweater party, that's what.

It was partly to talk improv, mostly to eat cheese you can squeeze from a can. My mom used to buy this cheese whenever we went on car trips to Utah. Try as I might, I could not find Chicken in a Biscuit crackers. The squeeze cheese is still good (it's cheese from a can, what's not to like), but maybe not as good without them.

We took a day trip to Brant's in Pennsylvania, and he commented that there's something really wonderful about being in a room full of people who really know you.

Oh, which brings us to this. It started as a joke, with just an oatmeal cookie and squeeze cheese, then Andy said, Oh, we can do better than that. Then it became this: Count Chocula, squeeze cheese, oatmeal chip-a-hoy, guacamole, sugar cookie. JD ate the whole thing. He said it was alright, the different flavors went to different parts of his tongue. He seemed to chew it for a really long time, and he must have gotten the marshmallow from the Count Chocula last, because he said that was the gross part.

Shiloh and I have spend years perfecting the arm shelf. Obviously.

Andy's reading David Copperfield here. I mean, he's not really reading it, and I'd make a joke about it, but just after this photo was taken Shiloh, Andy, and I drifted back into the living room and had a enthusiastic discussion about Wuthering Heights, so, a joke about Andy's illiteracy seems somehow unseemly.

I think this will be our last party of the Christmas season. Unless you count our party to see Tron next weekend. Or my parents Chanukah party. If you count those, I guess we're not done.

4 comments:

  1. Cheese in a can is the greatest fake food on the market. Come to my parent's house on New Years Day and see the assortment we pull out.

    Also, I think we need to plan the great Knecht/Appel Summit of '010 - you know, to get the necessary permits and police escorts. When will you be in town?

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  2. apparently you liked the first photo so much, you posted it twice, like double mint gum...but double the creepiness, not double the tasteness

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  3. Oh, no Shiloh, there are difference. Subtle, subtle differences. Look, for example, at the directionality of James's thumb.

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  4. There's some great differences. Look at Andy's face in the second one. It gets more outrageous.

    And I'm still amazed JD ate that. He has a gag reflex unsurpassed by even the tongueless.

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