Tags » Suburban Life

riverside, anywhere

there lies
my lifeline.

big lawns.
dog parties.

and safety gear.
leashes on kids.

white decks.
black roads.
in oven mitts. 16 more words


Put him down!

“Oh, look at that toad frog!” “Them toad frogs love to sit underneath that light and eat them bugs!”

I heard this repeatedly growing up. Now that I know better, it bugs the hell out of me to hear them called that.

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Dori Owen, reviewer

Little did Mary Ann know, as she scrambled in the gravel of a suburban road after a badly timed fender bender, that she would be rescued by two black dudes who would forever change the course of her disenchanted suburban life. 208 more words


A month into things, and things have been pretty smooth sailing, if I do say so myself! B and I have finally found a restaurant that we think is worthy of regular patronage, and it has all  you can eat sushi! 754 more words

Suburban Life

Giving the Impression

Tall, suburban and clueless
born and raised on streets
named after the presidents
from times when america
was keeping people down who
were not presidential. 93 more words


Getting Settled

B and I have managed to survive our first two weeks in suburbia! It actually wasn’t too bad. We spent a lot of time setting up and cleaning, and both weekends we were all over the place running errands and picking up things we didn’t really think about during the packing process. 589 more words

Suburban Life

Wilt (Tom Sharpe)

Compellingly hilarious from start to finish. Tom Sharpe was a great British humourist and Wilt is possibly his best loved book. Sharpe drew on his experiences as a polytechnic lecturer in conceiving the character of hapless and unhappily married Henry Wilt, who spends his days teaching Lord of the Flies to disinterested apprentice butchers and his nights fantasizing about killing his less than sympathetic wife, Eva. 441 more words