July 2nd, 2006


memory lame.

repressed thought no. 1,330,089:

dad and step mom take me out to dinner in iowa city, iowa. FAREwell din din circa summer 1986-ish???? after spending a summer with them before another trek to college in nearby ames, iowa......was it the towncrest inn where we ate? hmmmm. i must be blocking. all i 'member is eating my signature bowl of comfort food.... mashed potatoes and gravy and looking at my dad's lips as he mouthed the words....

'to be honest..........i'm glad you're going back.'

you know something?
i like mashed potatoes and gravy.
more than the average bloke...