Monday, December 29, 2008


Got a friend here in Portland, fellow mother, writer, wife, snow prisoner for the last 2 weeks. Every few days we e-mail each other to say, "So, is it funny yet?"

Today she e-mailed, "I'm thinking of moving my office out into the garden shed."

I told her if she did that, I'd move mine out to the freezing/dirty/decrepit detached garage, circa. 1920. Sounded like paradise. I said, "Heat is secondary."

She wrote back, "I'm getting me a cheap-ass rub and a space heater!"

Right now it's a toss up what I need more, the detached working space, or a cheap-ass rub.


She said...

Thanks for the chuckle! I so needed it after my post for today!

I could use a cheap ass rub! (I think. What exactly does that mean?)

Michelle O'Neil said...

I could go in so many different directions with "cheap ass rub." Where do I begin?

Is your ass cheap?

Is the rub cheap?

Is "rub" a figure of speech?

Is the rub-ee the cheap one?

Now I'm picturing you out in the shed, no heat, getting your ass rubbed, cheaply.

I've got it. Right?

Robin said...

For some reason a cheap ass rub sounds better than an expensive as rub. (But I am not sure what I am talking about.)

Cheri @ Blog This Mom! said...

I'm not sure what a cheap=ass rub is either, but I walked up and down some hills yesterday and my butt hurts. So if it's what I think it is, sign me up.

Nice to meet you, by the way. She La sent me.

holly said...

glad I could be inspiring.

I think both a cheap-ass rub and a separate writing space are called for.

Drama Mama said...

It sounds vaguely sexual and intriguing, whatever it is!

Lola said...

Go for both! You're worth it!!!!!

Jess said...

I can picture you both out there in your snow-covered shacks, shivering, holding coffee mugs, enjoying your peace and quiet.

I'm not even going to get into the cheap-ass rub part...