Friday, October 13, 2006

Friday Video

I got a late start today, due to my having had way too much fun at Carly's book party last night, so here's something to keep you amused while I'm recovering:

I'm not sure if I should be proud or ashamed of the fact that I've burned the nerve endings off of my fingertips through years of handling 12K Par scrims.

There's a longer version on YouTube, in which I attempt to prove, with a shaky boom up (my knees aren't what they once were), that the stove's burner is indeed lit:


Not Bridget Jones said...

what's the difference between pride and shame anyway?

Anonymous said...

You are very brave. I'd never dare try that myself.

Iron Rails & Iron Weights

Milehimama said...

Yeah, my husband has asbestos hands too. Comes in handy when we barbecue.

Difference between Pride and Shame:
One's found in books by Jane Austen.
The other's found in Thomas Hardy.

Writeprocrastinator said...

Je-sus, Peggy!

You should put as a dating profile: "Yes, I'm a direct descendant of Prometheus and I was weened on asbestos. My hobbies include fire-walking, not "coal" or "ember-walking," but fire-walking. Drinking gasoline with a nitro chaser. And hanging out at Barney's Beanery on the weekends, where I do three shows a day as the "Human Spatula."

mmmmbacon said...

Turkey bacon?