Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Random Medication

My friend Ann and I were chatting on the train last night and she pulled out a little orange bottle of perscription medication.

"Check this out," she said, "lately I've been feeling really woozy and out of it, so I went to my doctor." She hands me the perscription and I look it over.

"Wait, I say, this medicine is for - VERTIGO?" I say.

"Yeah, isn't that weird? My doctor says I've got an infection in the doohickey in my inner ear."

"You have an Alfred Hitchcock disease! " I say, marveling. "Cool!"

"Yeah, but that's not the best part. Flip the bottle over."

I do as she says and see, in tiny lettering under "possible side effects" three hilarious words:


We laughed all the way home.

Saturday, December 01, 2007

Cambodia/Indonesia Pictures

Me with the Leper King

Ankor Wat

Wayang Puppet Theatre

Ta Prohm (aka "Tomb Raider Temple")

Aspara Dancer - Traditional Khmer dance