Monday, October 26, 2009

I Can't Spell That Word

At some point in college the phrase "Goin' to Indiana" became a euphemism for "Booty Call." I guess someone had one of those fake Canadian girlfriend things going on except she was in Indiana so we made a short hop and there conclusions were (name that TV show). I don't know that many, if any, of my college cabal read here but in case they do I want to make aboslutely sure we're clear that I'm not talking about that kind of trip!

I am going to Indiana, though. I'm going to Indiana to act, just act, for a whole week at the beginning of December. Which, at this juncture, might be even more satisfying than the other meaning of the phrase.


We'll do two one-acts, my dating play and another similar one. My good friend, Peter Weekly, will direct and a friend of his from DC will be my onstage partner. I'm petrified. I'm excited. I'm blase. I am woman, you know hear me...something.

Hard on the heels of this offer came some hoopla over some language I wrote on the internet. So much of the hoop and then a huge heaping helping of the la that my excitement for anything from brushing my teeth to performing at Carnegie Hall has been sapped. So, for the record, I am really glad to be going to Indiana, I'm just recovering from going to the Golden Gloves over one, four-letter word, so it'll be a while before you can read any expression on my face.

I thought you ought to know I was going, though.


  1. Awesome!!! Congratulations!!!
    That is good news, indeed. And sorely needed.
    So good.

  2. 1. Are you flying or driving or training or walking....what I'm asking is are you coming through OHIO?

    2. Where in Indiana. Indiana is my neighbor state and I will do my damndest to get to your show.

    3. What's the word on the me...I'm intrigued.

    4. Why don't I have your phone number for inappropriate at-work texting? I will be emailing you mine right now....

  3. Congrats on the gig; I will now live vicariously through you.

    As to the vocabulary hooplah: F**K 'em.

    Love to you.

  4. YAY!! GOOD for YOU!! I'm excited!

    I'm hoping I can get you to come and perform at my school. We don't have any money to pay you, though, so it would have to be out of the goodness of your heart....

  5. No, Clemo, that wasn't the word. :)

    Chili, my heart isn't very good today. Ask me again tomorrow and it probably will be.

  6. On tour we used "going to montana" as a code for I need to spend an hour alone in this hotel room thank you very much.

    i'm super excited for your Indiana trip!!! Details soon, please!

    as for the other?

  7. But maybe a euphemistic trip to Indiana wouldn't be such a bad thing, either. :)

  8. Congrats!!! I am super excited for you!
    As for the language, don't let the bastards get you down! Remember my favorite saying? Fuck you, you fucking fuck!

    Love, hugs, and chocolate!

  9. Miflohny11:03 PM

    Where in Indiana? That's wonderful!!! Sorry you're going through crap! And I know the 4 letter work wasn't crap without even asking for details :-)

  10. I'll want to hear all about this tonight. Both the Indiana trip and the 4-letter word. Let me guess which word it was....