Monday, July 11, 2005

Heavier Things

I would like to recount a conversation I had yesterday with a girl who shall remain nameless (GWSRN). Her name has been removed to avoid embarrassment.

GWSRN: Michael, I have an IPOD question.

Michael: Ummm… okay. Shoot.

GWSRN: My ITunes playlists got wiped out on my work laptop. I just downloaded ITunes again and replaced all my old music.

Michael: Uh-huh.

GWSRN: Well, I finally moved all of those songs onto my IPod… and I swear, the IPod is heavier now.

Michael: Heavier? Because you downloaded 300 songs?

GWSRN: Yeah… I mean, that’s a lot of songs. That’s got to weigh something, right?

Please note that the GWSRN does not have blond hair, legally operates a motor vehicle, holds a job, and speaks in full sentences.


Blogger Chris said...

Now that you mention it, my iPod has seemed a tad heavier since I downloaded the new Gorillaz CD.

10:26 AM  
Anonymous HUBBY OF GWSRN said...

Having known GWSRN for a while now, without defending her, I can understand her dilemna. Since our wedding, GWSRN has acquired a knack for cooking. Her specialty, as of last week, was a white cake, covered with 3 lbs. of whipped cream & cut up fresh strawberries. She refers to this masterpiece as "ghetto cake". Last Wednesday, I came home from the gym & anxious to delve into her masterpiece when, to my surprise, I found that 5 pieces were gone & she was laid up on the sofa holding her belly. I knew what had happened & I think she's assuming if you "over indulge" yourself with ghetto cake, despite trying to justify it with PMS symptoms, the same "weight gaining" principals can apply to an iPOD...

2:56 PM  
Anonymous Sister In Law to GWSRN said...

As sister-in-law to GWSRN I must defend her..while initially a bit aghast at the comment, my memory quickly slapped me in the face as I recalled a conversation where my boss told me to use my thumb drive to download something and...unfortunately, I did ask that question, "how do i get my thumb in the slot to get the drive?"...
To answer your question:
1. no...i did not get fired.
2. Yes i am blond (albeit thanks to Andre who does a great job for the obscene amount of money i pay him each month)
You go, GWSRN, I understand...

5:04 PM  
Anonymous a stranger to gwsrn said...

I've found that since I've stopped paying attention and trying to remember stuff that my brain has felt a lot lighter. Or maybe the drugs and alcohol is just killing the brain cells off, causing a reduction in weight.

11:31 AM  
Blogger standaman said...

It's like, each song is a calorie, right?

i always told those 40 and 60gig iPods to lose some weight!

At least the 30gig model slimmed down, take a generation or two.

11:45 PM  
Anonymous another stranger to gwsrn said...

Wow, that whole exchange reminds me of the Lewis Black line “if it weren’t for my horse, I wouldn’t have spent that year in college”. Try not to wrap your mind around it, and you’ll be OK.

12:58 PM  

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