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Ah, Health!

June 13, 2011 Author: Anthony Pacheco Category: Not Exactly Random  3 Comments

I haz it back!

I spent most of the weekend in the Blah Zone. As soon as Monday, and work, rolled around, I felt fine.



Man Cold, Part III

June 11, 2011 Author: Anthony Pacheco Category: Not Exactly Random  8 Comments

I am a healthy person. Really. Minus the allergies to dust mites and pollen, It’s spooky how healthy I am.

Once a year, however, I get a cold. It’s been 13 months since my last one.

Yes, 9.3 readers, I have a man cold.



When I Think of Shorts, I Don’t Think of Shorts

April 23, 2010 Author: Anthony Pacheco Category: Not Exactly Random, The Craft  4 Comments

I think of short skirts.

Oh come on, you had to have seen that coming!

I remember the first time, as a hormone-drenched teenage boy, my girlfriend wore a short skirt.

Now, as a fine American hot-blooded young man, I had an appreciation for girls in short skirts. However, short skirts should come with a warning label:


So there she was, prancing out of her house (this girl liked to prance), in a short skirt.

Jenny (named changed to protect the guilty): “What are you staring at?”


“Hello? McFly?”

“Uh, sorry. That’s a great skirt.”

“Thank you!”

“Ok, you’re still staring,” she said.

At this point, I give myself a little shake. “Sorry, it’s just that, I can be sitting right by you and place my hand on your thigh and, you know, connect with actual flesh.

“Shut up.”

“It’s like candy without the wrapper!”

“You know, I can be sitting right by you and my fist can connect with your face.

Heh. Jenny was always the spunky one.

Anyway, where I was going with this? Oh ya: The short story contest I’m entering actually has a June deadline, not May as I mistakenly thought.

So I am still working on that sucker, which is good, because I blew past my deadline suffering through the MAN COLD.

It’s turning out to be darker than I was thinking. The short, not the cold. That’s mostly over. The cold that is.

Sadly, there are no short skirts in my short, but there is prancing.

Man Cold Part II

September 14, 2009 Author: Anthony Pacheco Category: Not Exactly Random  0 Comments

Six months ago, I got a cold, and here I am again. Last time I was the last person in my Twitter feed to get a cold.

Now it looks like I am the first. I am the TREND SETTER!

So after reading this blog post, be sure to use Purell!