Monday, January 3, 2011

My New Years Eve Going to Hell Moment

...Otherwise known as "Too Long to Tweet but Really Kinda too Short for a Blog Post"

We spent New Years Eve with good friends, enjoying decent food and several rounds of overpriced drinks. At one point during the evening my girlfriend informs me that a former coworker from eons ago recently passed away. I was shocked, as anyone would be when presented with such horrible news, and considering the person was only in their 50's and way too young to be dying. When I asked if she knew what had claimed our acquaintance, she replied that she wasn't sure but that maybe it had something to do with the liver because of the "yellow eyes". And I am not even kidding when I tell you that the first thing that the evil bastard who lives in my head did was repeat the lines from A Christmas Story...when the adult voice-over Ralphie is describing Scut Farkus and cries "He had yellow eyes! So, help me, God! Yellow eyes".

It seemed an inappropriate time for laughter. And this is just one of the many reasons I will blow the gates to hell wide open upon arrival.

10 comments:

1blueshi1 said...

Can you believe that I saw that movie for the FIRST time this year??? Watched it on Christmas Eve with my fiance and the kids, LOVED it.

So glad you are back!!!

JoeinVegas said...

But he did have yellow eyes

Cheri @ Blog This Mom!® said...

I'll put out the fine china when you arrive in Hell because I'll be there waiting for you since I'm older and laughed too.

Kimmie said...

I guess, if you're gonna go, you might as well go laughing. *tee-hee*

Green Girl in Wisconsin said...

Am laughing because I'd have thought the exact same thing.

cactus petunia said...

It was an inappropriate time for laughter. I'll meet you there!

JCK said...

Sometimes inappropriate is the only appropriate place to be.

That movie is now in my house. I'm going to see it. Couldn't get it until AFTER Christmas thru Netflix.

Happy New Year La Tootsie!

Stu said...

Holding back inappropriate laughter is so hard. The more inappropriate, the harder it is.

It is like telling yourself not to blink, you only want to do it more.

-Stu

slow panic said...

Love love love that movie.

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