The runaway week

My week ran way faster than any runaway bunny. Letting go is yet another cancer-inspired lesson, so I’m not busting my own chops over the fact that I did not write “Tribute Thursday” this week. You know why? Because my friend Trina closed her eyes when I took her picture. She’s fabulous and like no way am I putting anything that doesn’t show Trina’s fabulousity on me blog. I also didn’t write a single post because I’ve been pitching new business all over the place. Some of it is really starting to take root, which makes me crazy happy. SO ready to be a productive member of society again and proudly stand in line to get the same crap service on Hawthorne as everyone else.


1- Attorney Leah Cronn asked me to help her get ready for a Laf-Off comedy competition for Legal Aid. She wrote all of her own material; I helped her trim it down along with my friend Rosemary, who is also a rocking out attorney. Guess what? SHE WON! Then all the other lawyers were like, “You got a comedian to help you? You cheated.” Not so fast, pancho. Leah wrote her own stuff. The rubber chicken is hers, fair and square!

2- Survived another Halloween. Check this out. When children ran up to Molly’s house, she presented them with a bowl full of kale! They recoiled in horror. But any child who picked kale got three pieces of candy. It brought a tear to my eye thinking of my friend Jimmy in Atlanta who handed out hard boiled eggs dipped in chocolate on a stick to confused children.


3- Steven boycotted his first middle school dance, which wildly disappointed me. “But that’s where all the best comedy material comes from,” I pleaded. My first middle school dance spiraled around the theme “Freebird” with a fake bridge leading over fake water to a fake future filled with you guessed it, fake birds that didn’t cost anything because they were “free.” Get it.

One Reply to “The runaway week”

  1. Hooray for Molly! Besides, fried kale chips are no healthier than a cookie anyways. Just discovered your blog, Jacki. You rock!

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