Tild sez: Damn! 2007 ended and I never did get around to all those witty and incisive posts I meant to put up.
Truth be told, I am a bad blogger. Well, a lackadaisical one at best, which is one of the many reasons why I’m so thankful for Spot, an intelligent and industrious pup whose prolific posts go a long way in the blogosphere towards offsetting the shame of my lazy-ass do-nothingness.
I just can’t let 2007 go without at least once mentioning Spot’s diligence all through the year, repeatedly nipping at the heels of prominent local prig Katherine Kersten. The latest contretemps, a few days before Christmas, was one of the all-time best.
It started out with Katie’s attempt to wittily skewer a newsletter article about office parties during the holidays written by a couple of U of M staffers. Oh the archness! The sarcasm!
(Of course, as Katie well knows when attempting a witty skewer it helps a lot if you don’t provide a link to the original article so that your readers can ascertain for themselves whether your attacks are warranted, or accurate, or even make sense.)
Spot, in turn, wasted no time in illuminating for us all the true silliness of Kerten’s attack. Good dog!
I’ve been thinking that Katie was much too modest about her little “seasonal creep”bon mot. As Spot has so ably pointed out in 2007, creepiness of Kersten’s caliber transcends the limits of a single season. In actuality, Katherine Kersten is….