Wednesday, March 01, 2006

let's be honest

What I say I'm going to give up for Lent:

- Drinking two pitchers of Miller Lite the night before I start my new job.

- Self-indulgent, navel-gazing blog posts.

- Making lists of things I know I'll never check off.

- Buying albums on iTunes just because I read about them on Stereogum.

- Watching reruns of Law and Order: SVU (because I live alone and always wake up in the middle of the night petrified that I forgot to deadbolt my front door but too scared to go and check).

- Softbatch chocolate chip cookies.



What I'm actually going to give up for Lent:

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7 comments:

I-66 said...

and that, dear EJ, is the true spirit of Easter :)

Rhinestone Cowgirl said...

I'm giving up smoking for Lent. Also, anal sex, and cable.

Wow, that was easy.

Rhinestone Cowgirl said...

(Umm.... because I don't partake in any of the three.)

Heather B. said...

I'm going to give up frivolous spending. Which basically means that I'm going to check my account balance daily, so that I don't end up in my current predicament again.

RoarSavage said...

I just ate a veggie sandwich from Quiznos in the spirit of Lent. And didn't even drink at ALL last night on the job, even though I could have...

This might be a long 40 days. Anyone else wanna get wasted on Easter with me to celebrate? OK, fine. The day after.

ejtakeslife said...

The advantage of being a lapsed Methodist is that you don't have to give up anything for Lent, but you can still celebrate its end! Nothing says "Happy Resurrection!" like a keg, after all.

I-66 said...

What? I will SO get wasted on Easter.

Cadbury eggs and booze. Ooooooooh yeah...