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Friday, August 25, 2006

Ear Hustling

There are some things that I should keep to myself. But this one is just too good.

I was eavesdropping yesterday. Now I am the keeper of some top secret information.

A crime was committed. A murder. I think. Sometimes, my imagination is hyperactive. It involved the following people:

1. Innocent Young Woman (a.k.a. IYW)
2. Concerned Gentleman (a.k.a. CG)
3. Innocent Young Woman's Boyfriend (a.k.a. IYWB)
4. "Ponytail" (a.k.a. "Ponytail", because really, there's no better nickname than "Ponytail")

CG and IYW were talking. I was minding my own business. I heard the whole story. It happened like this: Innocent Young Woman called Concerned Gentleman one day to tell him that Innocent Young Woman's Boyfriend was acting strangely. CG was worried about IYW. CG decided to go to IYW's home to check up on her.

When he arrived, IYW was alone and IYWB hasn't been seen since.

Reassured, CG drove back to work. He stopped for a pack of cigarettes and a refreshing beverage. End of story. CG knows nothing of IYWB's whereabouts.

Does IYWB have any enemies? Why yes, it turns out that he does. You see, there's this guy named "Ponytail" who never liked IYWB very much. IYW asks what "Ponytail" looks like. CG tells her that he's only seen "Ponytail" in the dark, so he doesn't know what he looks like. In fact, he can't even tell if "Ponytail" is black or white.

"Ponytail" is beginning to sound like a man of mystery.

IYW wants to contact "Ponytail" to ask him if he knows where IYWB is. CG broke the news gently. It would be impossible to contact "Ponytail" because he is on his deathbed. He has recently been taken very ill. CG suggests that they just let the poor man die in peace and let the Lord do his work. IYW murmured something inaudible.

Godspeed, "Ponytail."

Mist 1


At 4:42 AM, Blogger Gambo said...

No secret M1. Ponytail confronted IYWB telling him of an earlier affair with IYW. In anger IYWB chopped off Ponytail's ponytail leaving him a sobbing wreck and crying 'my life is now over'. IYWB is inconsolable and has left the country to start a new life.

At 4:54 AM, Blogger Irish Church Lady :) said...

And you heard this at the MOA?

At 5:07 AM, Blogger mist1 said...


So IYWB and "Ponytail" were lovers?


How do you know? Are you a part of this? ICL is dangerously similar to IYW. Are you related?

At 5:59 AM, Blogger Gambo said...

Yeah, he works the next plot to me. Told me IYW was a les anyway.

At 6:27 AM, Blogger Mr. G said...

Is there a reward for information on the whereabouts of IYWB??

I only ask because I might have something to contribute....for the right price...

At 7:43 AM, Blogger The Stiltwalker said...

this is some hidden gay action, fo sho.

At 8:56 AM, Blogger Miss Britt said...

Now you've confused me.

At 9:34 AM, Blogger mist1 said...


I knew you had inside information.

mr. g,

I'll split it with you.


That's what I'm thinking too.

miss britt,

Welcome to my world.

At 10:20 AM, Blogger Avitable said...

Apparently, gauging from the picture, Ponytail is a luchador.

At 10:55 AM, Blogger Mindless Dribbler said...

I'm thinking CG had something to do with it. Secretly has the "hots" for IYW maybe?

Yeah, all the sudden Ponytail is on his deathbed? Yeah, right?

IYW better becareful who she trusts..

What she look like?

At 1:41 PM, Blogger Mr. G said...

Until I get a firm cash offer, all I gotta' say is Professor Plum in the Conservatory with a Candlestick...

At 2:26 PM, Blogger mist1 said...


Lucha Libre!


I only got a look at the back of her head. She didn't have a ponytail.

mr. g,

Professor Plum is innocent until proven guilty.

At 2:42 PM, Blogger Mumbai Guy said...

Maybe you were just evesdropping but now you are involved.

At 3:06 PM, Blogger mist1 said...


I'd like to speak with my lawyer.

At 5:19 PM, Blogger Nihilistic said...

Ponytail is hot!

At 5:59 PM, Blogger C said...

Well, that's a pretty good mystery novel start.

At 6:05 PM, Blogger anastasia said...

Now, you say you were eavesdropping, are you sure they didn't see you? And they were maybe wanting you to hear what they said, to throw you off ya know? I'd be carefull if I were you!!! "Stuff" happens to people who "overhear" things. Or maybe I just watch too much tv.

Oh, one more thing, that dude in your post picture is creepy, now I'll have nightmares!!!

Be carefull Mist!!

At 2:24 PM, Blogger mist1 said...


I think he's on MySpace if you wanna connect.


I wonder if they'll sell the rights to the story.


Now you're scaring me. I'm being set up.

At 8:26 PM, Anonymous KristynMarie said...

It's apparent to me that IYWB was abducted by aliens. Ponytail is either one of them, or he knows too much! :P


(PS. Left you a comment a day or so ago, but blogger was acting like a bitch).

At 9:58 PM, Blogger mist1 said...


Mystery solved. I knew someone would have answers.

At 3:44 AM, Blogger Better Safe Than Sorry said...

i don't know, any guy who walks around wearing a mask, gotta wonder about this ponytail guy. watch your back!
thanks for dropping by my blog earlier.

At 5:08 AM, Blogger camera shy said...

. . . ever se invasion of the doby snatchers? the one with donald sutherland?

At 5:09 AM, Blogger The Naked Nerd said...

He's going to a much better place. :P

At 9:18 AM, Blogger mist1 said...


Why does everyone keep warning me to watch my back? I smell conspiracy.

Thanks for coming by.

PS -- I will read any blog about shoes.


Here's the thing about that movie, the people are replaced with clones devoid of emotion. That pretty much describes me.

Thanks for coming by.


I'm thinking about hosting a benefit for "Ponytail."

At 3:22 PM, Anonymous Kellie said...

I must admit I was completely confused at first when reading this, but now I understand. DOH! I'm with Dribbler on this one though. I think CG had something to do with the disappearance of IYWB.

Thanks for stopping by my place! Hope you won't be a stranger!

At 8:33 PM, Blogger mist1 said...


CG reeks of guilt.

Thanks for coming by.


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