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I've been hired to write for The Side Dish, the entertainment blog of Dish Network, which apparently needs people to reflect for many hundreds of words on the trials and tribulations of the Golden Girls.

no Orange Cord here at:  mbe@drinktolasses.com

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Um... That Photoshop filter applied to your pic might not have been such a good idea.

Either way, congrats on the new gig! :-)

September 18, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterred pill junkie

Yeah, you should definitely be getting a discount from DISH for that. And if not, I'll take it. And if you are getting a discount . . . I have DISH Network. I watch a lot of TV. How do I get this gig??

Also, and I have the cred to say this because I've spent years and years saying the almost exact opposite — but I don't think the thumbnail image of you looks good at all. (It could be my monitor.) But Craig Zimmerman has a nifty cariacature, and Anita Dish (LOL I get it) has a cartoon avatar, and they look much better than what appears to be the PhotoShop "Oil Painting" widget. I'm sure someone here could hook you up with a cartoony, blonde-champagney version of you for you to use there.

So will this new job pay enough that you can not teach anymore????

I am looking forward to more of your writing.

Also, I am mailing the chocolate I promised after the incident with the police officer the other week.


September 18, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterKell Belle

"So will this new job pay enough that you can not teach anymore?"
This job will pay enough so that I can purchase one week's worth of groceries, and that's if I skip the paper products and shaving implements aisle. But a girl can dream.

Nope, no discount, no free service. Just the glory of writing about the Golden Girls. Anybody who dislikes the avatar is more than welcome to submit a new one. One that makes me look better than I actually do. So: Cartoon, obviously.

September 18, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterMB

So MB, exactly how many jobs do you have now? I use to have a little chart up in my office, but I've lost count :-)

September 19, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterCarrie

Oh honey, I've lost count myself. The saddest part is, it still ain't enough.

September 19, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterMB

One day your ship will come in . . . but unfortunately you'll probably be behind your laptop working at that time . . .

September 22, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterCarrie
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