Posted by Vita on August 23, 1998 at 13:17:50:
Rich and Elaine,
If I am breaking any rules,
please please forgive me!
Can't help the urge, this stuff is just too funny to let go without highlighting...
Look, it's not a bad day in New York, I live across Macy's
and they had a wonderful group of tap-dancers tap-tapping on the street...carnival atmosphere...
But I had to rush back home to finish reading and printing MP's Page (issue) 8.
From MPress Page (actually, issue!) 8:
"by She-who-Tracks la Longue Carabine
...The pond is located several leagues south of the manorhouse. It is known locally to be a secure sanctuary of the Mohicaan Sachemess, E. Lane. A brief description of the setting as seen shortly before the onset of the siege will serve to seal the sympathies of the sincere observer. It is, under serendipitous circumstances, a sensual sylvan
scene of singularly satisfying serenity. Softly shrubberied shores studded with subtly sibilant saplings surround the
shimmering susurration of the shining silver sheet. Several silent, shadowy sylphs swayed sympathetically aside the stricken Sachemess as, seated on a shaded sandy shoal, she softly sang her sweet, seductive song. Suddenly stentorian shouts shattered the sacred scene. "Sachemess, surrender! This is a Serious Siege!"
And to Scotto with Love:
"Following the salvo, Scotto desperately tried to reload his musket, but kept getting badly tangled in a large piece of heavily fringed white brocade which was draped over his shoulders. Finally, in total frustration, he ripped the floating obstacle from around his neck and flung it in a heap on the ground, screaming "Dammit, Alice, you're going to try to stand up by yourself for a minute!"
Again, sorry if I broke any rules re. not posting something from
the MPress onto the Board. I won't do it again.
Sincerely Penitant Smiling Willow
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