I was invited back to participate in the county famous "Writer's Corner," where writer's read each other their work, and otherwise blab on about stuff and other stuff and poetry and short stories and not-so-short short stories and songs etc. Basically, get fifty cool people in a room, and let them share their mutual love of words.
Get over it.
I didn't share any excerpts from my blog. That would have been interesting. o.O Thoughts are turning, wheels are flying!
Anyway. You don't really care about that, do you? You just want to see me get slapped.
You're mean like that.
I'll begin by introducing Hugglez.
|She REALLY IS that bubbly. -_-|
Hugglez isn't the one who slapped me.
I think she feels bad when she uses a fly swatter.
Trust me, I make her mad on purpose, and the worst she's done is glare at me.
Anyway... after the county famous Writer's Corner, I decided to hang out with some of the students who AREN'T alumni. These included Hugglez, Indiana (who I knew from when I was still studying there) and Buttons (who I had never met before ever in my entire life even on the moon).
This is Indiana:
|Indiana's the unassuming type.|
Now, some may say "Hey! Why didn't Indiana get as colorful and crazy a picture as Hugglez did?" Well, the short answer is because I haven't known her as long, and don't know as many personality quirks about her to spice up the painting with. The long answer is that I was tired when I painted this one in the middle of the night, and was just glad my art somewhat resembled a human.
|This is the caption... imagine it says something witty.|
So, as I said, we were hanging out after the county famous (you do get the joke, don't you? it's a play on "world famous") Writer's Corner.
Hugglez was upset because jerks had been jerky to her.
Buttons and I attempted to comfort her... because we're nice that way.
And, of course, comforting her involved pretend-fighting with her... because we're mean that way.
In the course of the pretend-fight Buttons made to hit her. But, of course, Hugglez just laughed and said "You wouldn't actually hit me and make it hurt."
And Buttons said "Yeah, I'd feel bad."
"Why?" Hugglez asked.
I thinks... she may have said something else, but whatever. I replied:
"Because there are a couple gentlemen left in the world."
Gentlemen NEVER hit women. (Unless said woman is coming at you with a chainsaw... then it's perfectly acceptable... but Hugglez was chainsaw deprived... so we couldn't hit her.)
Then, to illustrate the point that being gentlemen, who never strike women, isn't necessarily the same thing as being pansies, who never strike anyone, Buttons hit me.
In the face.
It looked like this.
Okay, okay, okay... fine.
He didn't laugh maniacally, and I didn't fall over and painfully writhe in a pool of my own blood.
Actually it was more of a *slap*tap* no death.
But Hugglez did freak out. She couldn't figure out why he hit me.
What can I say? It's a guy thing.
Buttons and I shook hands, and have been friends ever since... Tuesday.
|It's a guy thing.|