When she first started her journal last year, Mrs. L was completely intimidated by two writers in the community.
Armand of Un-Common Sense was one and Remo at Screaming Remo was the
other. The fact that both could carry weapons never entered into it.
No, really. Their writing was enough to scare the poop out of
her. While her initial fear may seem odd to some, given her WTF
attitude, Mrs. Linklater was actually afraid to leave so much as a
"Nice entry" comment in their journals.
Somehow, by the grace of prescription drugs, she was able to overcome her phobia.
Now, in an ironic twist of fate,
perhaps even a moment of karma, Mrs. Linklater has been chosen for
Armand's Hell Bent For Greatness Award -- even though he's decided he
won't be calling it that anymore.
The award comes from someone she never ever expected to acknowledge her
for anything except taking up space with annoying liberal comments in
So the award is HUGE for her. Yes,
she confesses to not having a life. Regardless, the Hell Bent Award or
whatever it's goiing to be called puts her in the company of people she
only dreamed of being mentioned in the same breath with. [Fix the
When she learned that she had been
selected, she just shook her head in amazement.
Is this the first time
that someone who sleeps in polar fleece has been considered?
knew that being a smartass and class clown could actually payoff in her
Somewhere in this entry there is a link to the announcement in Armand's journal. Oh, here it is:
[Sorry you have to cut and paste,
but in order to create a link to Mrs. Linklater's Unexpected Award on a
MAC she has to get to her journal via FIREFOX which is like taking the
garbage out to the curb by driving to Des Moines first. I'm sure you'll