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Thursday, May 1, 2008

Zircon's Tiki Doll AKA Low Boy Incarnate


So my friend Dave's alter ego is LOWBOY. He has plagued Dave incessently throughout his life's battle with Diabetes. One of my students gave me this TIKI doll a few years ago (I'm still not sure why). Perhaps they thought it went well with the Hula Girl sitting on my filing cabinet for most of the year. All I could think of when I looked at it was the Brady Bunch episode where they go to Hawaii and have the cursed TIKI doll that gets them into all kinds of trouble. That all changed when I started hearing and experiencing Lowboy moments working with Dave. Granted I have yet to see LOWBOY in all his awsome power. I get the occasional hint of a former glory every now and again, but since Dave has started training seriously for Ironman Madison with a couple of other suspect characters, LOWBOY seems confined mostly to jokes and references to this doll. Perhaps he has been condemned to ride out eternity in this cheap knock-off of Polynesian art. Let's hope so. LOWBOY is trapped most of the time in the top drawer of my filing cabinet the place where all the "Emergency Snacks" live. It seems a fitting place.
Zircon...

3 comments:

Dave said...

opening that drawer is kind of like opening pandora's box. If lowboy is lurking and I can't figure out what to eat, well there's just no telling. In fact I think I'm low right now.

Steve Ahn said...

Tiki statue - good. Brady Bunch reference...eh, not so much. See you tomorrow, I'll see if I can't bring some lowboy action of my own. I got 8 clif bloks yesterday. Ah, yea.

Steve Ahn said...

time for the 25k suffer pictures... let me know when they are up!