I tried to do it all today, without throwing down some scratch for the methamphetamine that is readily available in my neighborhood, but there’s only so much a mere mortal can do on three hours of sleep, a nine-hour workday, a two-hour commute, and three hours of book editing.
Tomorrow I have a long day at my third job, some long-overdue personal business, and then an alcohol-involved barbecue. So, your temporary patience is appreciated as I take only my 3rd and 4th days off from VeepsBlog 2008 since the Iowa Caucuses on January 3rd.
This time off will make this a better blog, and an outstanding book when Veeps: Profiles in Insignificance is released in August.
Seriously, this is going to be the best-looking book on the Vice Presidents ever written, and I will stand by that with every penny of my $2,140.08 worth of personal assets. And that includes my Luscious Jackson CDs.
I know I’m going to laugh about all of this someday–the threatening letters from the IRS, the $0.68 noodle bowls for lunch, one of my two sole pairs of pants literally dissolving from being washed three times a week. This is all about character-building and some hokum about the night being darkest before the dawn.
But thank you, loyal reader, for tuning in and following the spellbinding and protracted train derailment that is currently my life. You’ll be able to say you were there when, and we’ll all have a good chuckle together a year from now when Wayne and I are the toast of all the Vice Presidential literature chatrooms and young women are stealing our clothing out of the dryers of our apartment building laundry rooms just to grab a piece of a tandem en fuego with the process of becoming great.
I will be back on Sunday morning, with “Waxin’ Wayne, Part 2.” In the meantime, please continue through this blog and peruse the archives of a nearly-uninterrupted four months of blogging to experience what you might have missed. You brew the coffee and I’ll be back in your breakfast nook with fresh reflections in 32 hours.