Tuesday, August 07, 2007

meanwhile . . .

I'm a bit behind here because it's been an exciting week in the world of letters.

First, Charles Simic was appointed Poet Laureate.

Second, the most delicious full blown batshit crazy scandal hit the world of blogs and you just have to read it to believe it. Only writers can do this kind of stuff to each other--and themselves. When they invite us to the party it is fun to watch the fireworks -- and the bonfire. And this is one stinking pile of vanities that is going up in flames. Read about it here.

And finally I've got some decent research work that is naturally a huge rush job so I won't be able to turn my attention to the really important matters like:
And that isn't even getting into:
  • how fabulous Amuse Biatch posts have been: each more packed with gossip and wit and innuendo than the next . . .
Although at least I was able to talk about Eric3K's new foray into the home improvement market...

before I disappear back into the series of tubes . . .

best ever home improvement posting

This is the story about a man with a dream

and very fetching bright yellow towel.

Here are the best set of instructions for a home improvement project


It provides the usually witty commentary we've all come to know and love from Eric3K:
"Why pay a plumber when you can do a thoroughly unprofessional job yourself?"
plus helpful and hilarious photographs:

don't ask why

This time Eric3K and Other Eric have decided to use their talents for good and not evil: i.e., to explain and illustrate a successful how-to project for upgrading your bathroom.

I don't want to give too much away so I've just cut out some teasers:

Just click on the helping hands.