And Then, I Found a Horse Head in My Bed

27 Sep

As you may have noticed, the “post every day in September” goal has been derailed. So I’m playing catch up. Pretend this is Friday, not Sunday. I’m totally going to cheat and post four quick posts in a row. And they’ll all have a question for you at the end, so pay attention.

Earlier today, I was going to get busy catching up on my blog posts, but I got derailed by helping the kids with last-minute homework, running up to the store, and then I needed to obtain compromising photos so I could bribe a Federal agent. After that, I had to set up a money-laundering operation in Russia, then travel to Cuba to bank the earnings from selling my cigars on the black market.

Yes. I am a loving wife, stay-home mom, college student, freelance writer, and mafia kingpin. At least on Facebook’s Mafia Wars.

I try to keep my Mafia life quiet. I don’t let the game publish updates to my home page like “Dawn just iced another opponent, bringing her body count to 178.” I do not send numerous messages to all my friends begging them to join my mafia.

But Mafia Wars is definitely my favorite means of procrastination. Why blog when you can bludgeon?

Now you know my criminal secrets. So tell me yours. Watching entire seasons of “The Family Guy” on DVD? Crossword puzzles? Reading this blog? What’s your most popular distraction when you know you should be doing something else?

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8 Responses to “And Then, I Found a Horse Head in My Bed”

  1. queenofhaddock September 28, 2009 at 5:35 am #

    So…yeah…I full-out karaoke all alone. I have a machine and microphones and tons of karaoke CDs. And I sing loud, very loud.

  2. Regina September 28, 2009 at 9:00 am #

    Word-Twist

  3. Sean September 28, 2009 at 9:55 am #

    Twitter. It sucks that it’s part of my job too. So I always feel like I’m working, even when I’m not.

  4. That One Mom September 28, 2009 at 3:35 pm #

    I have countless episodes of Quantum Leap on DVR…. Shhhhhh…

  5. vanessa September 28, 2009 at 8:10 pm #

    family guy on DVD! and text twist, and sleeping

  6. ingrid September 29, 2009 at 2:31 pm #

    Kids and all that they entail keeps me from reading, baking, or blogging. Oh, wait you meant what keeps me from doing what I SHOULD be doing not what I WANT to be doing. Nevermind. 🙂
    ~ingrid

  7. Kathie September 29, 2009 at 8:51 pm #

    fluther.com

    I really want to rock out to some karaoke all alone now, though. (Seriously.)

  8. Dynila October 10, 2009 at 11:40 am #

    Yarn. Yarn-related websites. And random editing of stuff found on the interwebs 🙂

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