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30 June 2005 @ 01:25 pm
And a "O_o" was had.  
Last week, I saw a pigeon cross the street. This may not seem like an amazing event to most of you, but the fowl was truly one remarkable (and maybe even non-dumb) bird. It never once flapped its wings, panicked, or went around in circles. The damn thing actually used the crosswalk, hoofed it across in a straight line, and calmly went about its pigeon pecking business on the other side of the road. It was a true pedestrian pigeon.

Though my Midwestern ways may always smell of corn, soy, and Nascar to those who were born and raised in large cities on the coasts, I maintain that with training, it is possible for even me to actually seem chic on occasion. And so it was that on Tuesday, I managed to eat noodles with chopsticks, without embarrassing myself or creating a large mess.

I have decided to declare the remaining afternoon "Anne, Clean Up Your Room Day." It has gotten to the point where I have to become a meteorologist to safely navigate this 13x13 square, by forecasting the appearance of miniature Bermuda Triangles and creating damage estimates for the aftereffects of Hurricane Mess.
 
 
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avianthropy on June 30th, 2005 05:38 pm (UTC)
My friend who lives in New York says they have lots of pigeons like that there. She said some of them even ride the subway like they're regular passengers. ^^
A girl with a mind like a diamond: Millenium Earloneautumnday on June 30th, 2005 05:58 pm (UTC)
This pigeon is clearly up to no good. I bet he's a damn dirty commie spy.
One Who Wanders: amusedabiona on July 2nd, 2005 01:46 pm (UTC)
The pigeons are coming!! The pigeons are coming!! Quick, we need to build a nuclear fallout shelter! Those little buggers won't get us so easily!
hazmatlatte on July 1st, 2005 02:32 am (UTC)
I'd be more impressed if it was a JAYWALKING PIGEON. PIGEONS AGAINS THE LAW, WHO WILL WIN!?!? (ecindery by the way ;o; ;o; )
One Who Wanders: cheerfulabiona on July 2nd, 2005 01:45 pm (UTC)
I know it's you. ^^
hazmatlatte on July 3rd, 2005 05:40 pm (UTC)
I miss you ;.; *FLAIL FLAIl*
Emily: smoothetoileeyes on July 2nd, 2005 02:49 am (UTC)
We like to call them "city chickens". They were a constant source of entertainment on nice days on breaks outside
hypertechie: lenorehypertechie on July 4th, 2005 02:12 pm (UTC)
Maybe if you clean your room...
you will find the easymac?!!? How is the job hunt going? Are you going to Otakon? If so, let me know and I might tag along, if you'll have me. I need to make new costumes though, I sold Faye on Ebay and I don't think Kairi fits anymore, so I will probably sell that too. Also then I can bring your hat, i don't know how well it will mail.
Katenyxdae on July 9th, 2005 02:07 pm (UTC)
Hey :)
I need to have a "Kate, clean up your room day" but ive been so tired lately. We are going into a crunch soon at work, bleh.

I think you should seek out this pigeon and train it to do useful things...like...um...well im sure there's something besides delivering messages...and other stuff...

Miss you!