DUNCE for the week goes to KELLY REID
self nomination, self-awarded
I won't even try to defend myself. I deserve the award, plain and simple. The following email will explain my situation.
TO: [my teacher]
SUBJECT: class at 10:20
So it is 9:50 and I do not know if I will make it to class on time, or at
Last night I came home to find my petunia infested with whiteflys, which
were beginning to take over my gardenia, which is right next to my jade
plant and on the same ledge as my pineapple sage. My indoor garden ledge
on my third floor apartment.
So I went to home depot, got some nasty pesticide for the flowers and then
took care of the jade plant and sage by washing them with a biodegradable
all natural soap, which I did in the shower. Which caused my drain to
Not my smartest move, letting dirt run down the drain. But I was not
about to let my mature jade plant and thriving pineapple sage to become the
victims of whiteflys.
I have been up since 8 AM and the maintenance guy is still working on my
drain. I have not taken a shower. And I cannot leave my dog here in the
apartment with him working on the drain. She's not to kind of weird guys
here when I am not.
Hopefully my drain will be fixed very soon and I will come to class as
soon as possible. I really want to talk about fuel sources.
Currently, the shower is fixed but the kitchen sink is now broken. I can shower and get ready for class but he has to come back and fix the kitchen drain. Apparently, the two are connected.
I don't want to get hat-hair from this DUNCE cap. Total bummer.
On a not so DUNCE cap move, check out the article about Local Beer Local Band night that is currently in the Independent Weekly .