Wednesday, January 24, 2007

Coffee, Tea, or............

For years this has been my Friday night routine.....
After a tough week at work, all I want to do is quietly chill a bit. Upon arriving home about 6:30, I peel off the work duds and don my week-end warrior garb. That being my alter-ego of.......
Galen G. Man...Biker Businessman.
My wife always says to me.."you must have 50 Harley T-shirts"! Hahahahaha, little does she know that it's probably closer to 90. I try and find my most obnoxious dangly ear ring,...( I have a huge skull and cross-bones with piercing emerald eyes). I put my long flowing hair back in a pony tail. Black Levis, and a leather vest. Yeah Baby...Sleazy Rider!!
Then (sometimes the family is too embarassed to go with me) I head off to Borders Book Store. I enjoy coffee much more than booze. And sometimes they have local entertainment like poetry readings, New-Age improvisation, Celtic singers, blah blah blah. Because of this, the small cafe' fills up early in the evening, thats why I leave home early enough to procure a table.
Upon arrival I usually get the house brew, grab a few tatoo and biker rags, and sit back and observe.......Every week you see the same people.
1.) The elementary teacher correcting papers.
2.) The table of caffeine saturated teen-agers churning out a term paper.( group effort)
3.) The 'just came from the gym' jogging couple.
4.) The group of four late arrivals that stare at you dirty because you have a table, and they don't.
5.) The bubbly chick that is always trying to schlep some muti-level marketing scheme to a few of her friends.
6.) The recovering alcoholic that craves the crowd action, but doesn't dare go into a bar.
7.) The nearly blind Jewish guy that holds the novel that he is reading about 2 inches from his face.( he always wears his yamulke)
8.) And always a crowd favorite...Computer Boy! My son coined that term to him because up until 9:00 you can find him at the food court at the mall( about a mile away) sitting in front of his lap-top, grinning and talking to himself on his wireless. Then when the mall closes he comes to Borders because they are open till 11:00.
Of course, somewhere in the crowd, is a person observing her surroundings also, her eyes glance toward me( Hmmmm, not bad looking for his age, needs to drop about 40 or 50 pounds though, I wonder what HE does for a living? Probably works in a garage..if at all! Nice hair, is it real? Reads the same shit every week. I wonder if he really has a Harley, or is he just a wanna be? He always flirts with me...no, maybe he's just friendly. Nice tats.........) DILLIGAF?.......G-Man.

94 comments:

Top cat said...

Long flowing hair????
All I could think of when I read that was Rapunzel the "Fractured Fairytales" version.lol

Nice tats! is that the female version of what guys say?
tc

G-Man said...

You mean Reputta? Reputta da putta?

NOT nice tits!....Tats!

Top cat said...

I always knew you were a man of culture mr know it all.:)
"i'll save ya Rocky"

Breazy said...

Well why don't you just take a pic of you in your Friday night attire and show us , I have to confess I would love to see the ear ring! LOL! I love to watch people like that . Sometimes I go to library just to watch the people .

LMAO y'all are nuts !

G-Man said...

Aren't YOU supposed to help me with my blogging inadequacies?

Jodes said...

jeez, i swear getting to your blog this past hour has been like trying to get thru the mall at xmas.......dude - cool post and I totally want to see a pic too.....there are a couple comments you might want to check out on my blog ---this darth vader thing is getting out of hand.....how old are you again??? HAHAHA

Jodes said...

oh yeah i enjoy coffee more than booze too, give me a coffee with irish creme or kahlua and i am in heaven.

G-Man said...

Old enough to be your father!!!

LUSH!

Jodes said...

that's what I am sayin man.....you are freaking me out cuz you are old enough.....you have been flirting with me for weeks...and now I tell you I am adopted....freaky...ahhahahahaaha lol....just messing with you......

jillie said...

Ummmm....jodes, that is booze in your coffee you lush **
>--<

I'm with Breazy...I say show us your mug (shot).

TC...that would make a good post...Fractured Fairytales. Maybe we can pass that one along from blog to blog...now wouldn't that be fun!

Breazy said...

I could tell Fractured Fairytales for hours !

Jodes said...

i meant i enjoy both, but coffee more....duh....you can call me a lush i do not care.....i know what you are like are lemon drops....and I have pictures to prove it. ;)

tsduff said...

You seem to know Borders like the back of your hand. Man I haven't dressed in my biker duds for ages - I miss them. My poor bike is in the garage, with a run down winter battery :-( with no trickle charge on her. Me bad.

jillie said...

You know Jodes...I take that as a compliment coming from you...hahaha

Oh bummer Terry...what kind of bike do you have? I can't wait to ride again when I get home. But that is going to have to wait until my foot is fixed.

G-Man said...

Wait a minute here Terry, YOU have a bike?
God I love biker chicks..

Why do you think I butter Jillie up so much?

Thanks girls, I gotta go.......G

Jodes said...

well you should Jillie!!!! but what if i post those pics?????

tsduff said...

Jillie - I never did hear what exactly is that matter with your foot. :-(

I have a sportster, which is the apple of my eye. Originally (way back in about 96) I wanted to get a Fatboy, because they look so cool. But one day when I wasn't looking, they just wheeled her up, sparkling and silver, and it's been a love affair ever since :-)

Top cat said...

jillie..Fractured faiytales was a segment on the Rocky&Bullwinkle show where they completely twisted fairy tales..Hilarious.
I have a feeling breazy really does know some real Fractured fairytales.lol

jillie you can't ride your bike when you get home because all that peddling bothers your foot? those little 3 wheelers aren't that bad.

tsduff said...

I loved fractured fairy tales... I can still hum the tune...

G-Man said...

A Harley Girl to boot?
Ohhh..( shudders )uh sorry, thats never happened before......
You Rock Terry.

Manny said...

Do you own one or are you a wanna be?

Only joking.

I love people watching. Squirrel and I go out to eat at the same place at least once a week. There you have, cottage cheese and cantelope lady (she wear's a blue bandana) and the 2 brother's. They say they're brother's, but we think they're gay. Of course, we are the 2 sister's, maybe they think we are gay. Not that there is anything wrong with that. LOL

I don't get it, but to each his own...I guess.

Maybe you can figure out how to do an avatar, that way, we can see you in your ponytail. I like a pony. Please tell me you only wear 1 earring. I don't think men should wear 2 earrings. Just my opinion. If you wear 2, don't tell me about it.

Who does the jogging couple think they are fooling? Isn't there a better way for a couple to work out? I think yes, but what do I know? I'm single.

lime said...

ok, i am late getting here today, long rough day....

gman, you realize you MUST give us a before and after picture now, the 2 sides of g-man.

i loved fractured fairy tales

i am a devoted people watcher

i was a 3 year old biker chick was a title of one of my old posts....

Kristen said...

Love bookstores

hate coffee

lime said...

btw, what does DILLIGAF mean?

G-Man said...

Manny, Seinfeld fan I see. Yes my dear, I have only one pierced ear, the left one. If I could figure it out, I'd have done it!( the avatar)

Limey, I knew you would relate. DILLIGAF?
( do I look like I give a fuck).. Helmut sticker!

Kristen, Maybe we should open up a bookstore that serves "other" beverages...

Thanks ladies, you girls all would look great in leather!!!.....G

Strumpet said...

Ms. Lime has my thoughts exactly.

This post had me totally engaged and then I came across the word 'DILLIGAF' and was all 'what the fuck?'

Please enlighten us.

I am SO DOWN WITH THE FRACTURED FAIRYTALES!!!!! If we do this, please inform me because I am SO in. SO! I promise to come up with something unbelievably hot-o-riffic.

And 'nice tats' should be...'nice tatts.' Hence the confusion. But, what's really cool is when someone can admire you and say BOTH!

'Nice tatts! AND 'Nice tits!'

I love Borders. I love coffee. I love booze.

Books, liquor and caffiene. Now that's a turn-on.

Add people-watching and you got yourself a night-and-a-half.

I like your Friday Night Routine. I even like that you have a Friday Night Outfit.

That's way kinds of hot, Galen.

Thanks for sharing it with us.

*raises fist in the air*...Lush Pride!

Hello. My name is Strumpet. I am a Lush. In heat.

=P

Strumpet said...

Wow! That is enlightening!! I like it!!!

Cos more often that not...I don't.

Is that a hard 'g' in DILLIGAF, or a soft one?

G-Man said...

Ahhh, the prodigal daughter returns..Thanks Strumpet for setting me straight on 'tatts'..
I guess she could have been looking at my tits?

It's soooooooooo good to have you back. I'm so smiley right now, I look like the Joker..

And Chandra, with you the 'G' is always hard!
You are the best!!!xoxx

Strumpet said...

HA!

HA! HA! HA!

Oh my God, that was too perfect.

What an answer.

And what a welcome back.

You da shit, yo.

tsduff said...
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jillie said...

Jodes you can post what ever pic you want of me. Remember I doubt that you don't have the incriminating picture of me that I have of me!..

LOL

Manny said...

If it's anything like old blogger, you have to post it, copy the url from your addy bar, and paste it somewhere behind your curtain.

old blogger is easy, (don't tell crab or milky I said that, because I am not allowed behind my curtain nor am I permitted to asssist other's.) Why you ask? Because I deleted my entire blog back in April.

It's true, I don't know everything. I know just enough to get in trouble.

G-Man said...

Jodes we gotta talk!

G-Man said...

Manny? Whats a curtain?

Top cat said...

I used to like people watching until they started watching me.

lime said...

ok, where can i get one of those helmet stickers?????

jillie said...

How come you no longer ride?

Those are both GREAT bikes!

SignGurl said...

Good morning, sweet cheeks!

buddha_girl said...

I am a people-watching whore.

Going to Barnes and Noble is better than reality tv on most days!

G-Man said...

TC, as long as those people are Not the FBI your OK!

Limey I'd be glad to send you lots of helmut stickers. E-Mail Me!!

BG, I like Barnes and Nobles too. They have Starbucks in there.

Jodes said...

I am with Buddha girl. ok, I know you just did this post yesterday and you average what 3 a week? But, come on - you are so popular now and everyone talks back and forth in here I think you better suck it up and post daily...at least during the week so we can stop getting dizzy from all the scrolling. oh yeah and that pic of me - those boys would be your grandkids...HAHAHA...I can play this game too. No I will not go inside. ;P

G-Man said...

NO, you can scroll down like everyone else, I'm supposed to churn out an opus every day?
If you want new reading material daily, go see Madame X, she never skips a beat.
Don't EVEN ask to use the car tonight!

jillie said...

Well if that's the case...we may have to start torturing Madame X now too huh?

Good morning sunshine ;o)

Jodes said...

oooh pissy mood today POPS!!! I got my own car.

SignGurl said...

I don't even warrant a "hello". Hurumph!

jillie said...

I hear you there SG...what's that aboot?

So I will say hello to ya....

HELLO SIGNGURL!! ;o)

g-man...where ARE YOU??

Limey said...

hey post 5 days a week and as you so astutely noted i comment on all your posts.....:P lol

Jodes said...

hi signgurl!!
hi strumpet
hi jillie
hi tc
hi breazy
hi everyone else.

G-Man said...

I'M AT WORK!!!
Sometimes customers do stumble through the door and want your attention too. SORRY!

G-Man said...

You know I LOVE every one of you.
Er TC? you know...

Strumpet said...

Galen,

No worries.

Sometimes, Real Life gets in the way of Blogger Life even when you don't mean it to.

You post at your own pace. I've gone through many different phases of posting speed in my time of blogging.

That sounds like a Led Zeppelin song.

pink ginger 珂琳 said...

Post the picture of you in your pony tail. Don't let our mind runs wild.

Jodes said...

chill big daddy.

Breazy said...

Good afternoon !

G-Man said...

Limey, E-Mail
Jillie, Nice Tatt and .......
Jodi, OK, heres the keys.
Sign, Sex talk Nazi!
Pink Ginger, I don't know how.
Breazy, Hi sweetie I'll be by.
Strumpet, I've calmed down now, Thank You my Blogging Guru.

Most of you will probably regret prodding me into action today. But you know how I really feel.xoxoxx

jillie said...

Hey you HAVE to work...someone's got to support us right?

Check in when you can...we'll all be here sweets...

I am sure deep down inside...you DO love TC...LMAO
xo

Breazy said...

Thank you for stopping by , you are too sweet ! HUGS!!

erika said...

C'mon admit it, you are flexing your sucking it in when she is checking you out. LOL

SignGurl said...

That was the sweetest comment, ever!!! Thank you so much!

Are you really thinking about coming to the Michigan Blogger meeting? Email me when you can.

G-Man said...

Penguin, I can only suck it up so far. You'll see, when I buy you a drink at the blogfest. GOD I really loved your HNT today thanks.

Sign, yes, and I meant every word!

Breazy, your too sweet!

OH hi Jillie, thanks for visiting!

jillie said...

You're a quiet one today??

Working hard or hardly working...
;o)

Manny said...

The curtain? It's where your profile and your 'about me' and stuff is. You know....behind the curtain. Crab taught me that. She say's that's what that place is called.

Go ahead and leave crab a comment about me going behind the curtain, I haven't been in trouble for 2 days. It'll be fun watching her freak out!

Manny said...

See how easy it is?

G-Man said...

Yeah real easy!
Hahahahahaha

Manny said...

It's not that easy!

Manny said...

I posted new

Top cat said...

g-man and I are secure enough in our masculinity that we can say I love you Man! We come from an era where it was all about peace love and rock&roll. Not this pantyless, lip-synching crap.
WE ARE MEN! THE MARLBORO MAN! STEVE McQUEEN JAMES CARNER SEAN CONNERY GUYS! ERRRRRRRRRRR!!!

g-man..how did it all get so out of control? I can't even take a sick day and they're all over you like white on rice.
geeeeeeeesh!
tc

Top cat said...

oh I forgot PAUL NEWMAN!

G-Man said...

I don't know TC, I just don't know.
Hope your feeling better Bro.

Manny said...

I get 10 sick day's a year. I have acrued over 800 sick hour's and don't feel like I can even use 8 stinking hour's.

If I even dare to sneeze at work, they start throwing medicine at me.

A couple year's back, I had surgery and i thought they were going to short circuit.

Top cat said...

They wore you out DIDN'T THEY?

Strumpet said...

I'm glad you are calm. Calm is good.

Wine helps.

G-Man said...

CALM, I'M FUCKING CALM, YOU BETTER BELIEVE I'M CALM!
STRUMPET....PINOT GRIGIO PLEASE!!

MANNY, what the FUCK are you talking about??????? Do you think you are on another post?

TC, Holy Shit......

Strumpet said...

I don't know what Black Velvet is exactly, though I have heard of it...but as long as it's smooth and relaxing and mellow...go enjoy a lot of it, my friend.

I have a clown theme going today and I bought this bottle of Beauzeaux (pronounced Bozo) California Red with this wonderful label of a juggling clown on it.

Cheers!

Manny said...

I dunno what I am talking about.

Where am I? Sorry g, I got lost. Must have been all that behind the curtain crap. SIGH!

jillie said...

Oh Strumpet...a glass of red wine sounds so good right about now. Guess I'll just have to wait until I get home. This small town my mom lives in doesn't have much to choose from other than a box of wine and I will NOT kill my taste buds for something like that...ewwwww! Or else it's white zin...not so much.

Awwww manny...no sick time? Bummer

TC, g-man I think a lot of your manly man stuff also comes from the great midwest upbringing ;o)

Breazy said...

Hey all ! You all can drink the wine and I will just have my sweet ice tea! TC .. G-Man said a wirty dord , doesn't he need soap? LOL!

G-Man said...

Hi ladies,
No booze for me tonight, but I did stop at the local pub, talked to a couple of friends and came home..Diet Coke
Strumpet I thought pleasant things and relaxed.
Jillie, Thanks for being so patient, your a great friend..Thanks Baby.
Breazy....You owe me a story..

S E E Quine said...

` Don't forget the snazzy-lookin' groovy dude who believes he can steal people's life energy.
` I'd try to take him home with me but damn, he's kinda weird.

` That reminds me - I wish you could come to the gym with me!

G-Man said...

Sequin, my dear, me ? Gym? Actually for an old MOFO, and a man of considerable girth, I get around rather well.
I can still give a lot younger guys fits on the paddle ball court.

Thanks for stopping by and reading.You make me smile!!

tsduff said...

I think you are up too late. Must have been out at the gym... or, Barnes and Noble, eh?

DarkAngel said...

Wow ... totally blew my image of "typical car dealer guy in polyester leisure lounge lizard suit" ... I'd never guess you were a car dealer by lookin' at ya. Oddly enough I'd trust ya more with the harley shirt, earring and tattoos than at yer day job ... regardless of your testimony that you're one of the few good guys.

You're one of my kind after all.
DA

Top cat said...

mornin g-man..
jillie..yes, the manly great midwest where men can blow their nose without a tissue, ask any farmer.

strumpett..are you sure you want to admit to drinking wine with a picture of a juggling clown on the bottle? vintage yesterday.

breazy..trying to get g-man near a bar of soap is like getting a kid to eat brocolli.

G-Man said...

So Terry, I'm invited to the picnic?

Angel (big smile) Thanks sweetie, I love it when you stop by.

TC, The awesome Strumpet is willing to give any 'nectar of the God's' a fair shake. Cork or twist off, if it's good, it's good!
I love brocolli.
My kids call it 'trees'.

jillie said...

OK OK....I'm up already. Remember, you're an hour ahead of us homie ;o)

I was busy making my brother's lunch and getting the dishwasher loaded...when it's me that should have been getting loaded...oh wait...it's too early for that or else I'm just getting too old for that crap.

Glad you enjoyed your evening at the pub diet coke and all.

Hey tonight is your big Borders night...woooohooooo. Do we have to picutre you and a harley driving, tattooed beatnick? LMAO
Don't forget to snap them fingers when they're done reading
xo

jillie said...

Oh yeah TC I forgot all about the farmer's kleenex. Very impressive but you know...it comes in handy.

G-Man said...

Mornin Jillie Bean, all packed yet?

Jodes said...

morning G...how are you today? Ready for borders? where is the pic we have all been asking for?

Breazy said...

Good morning ! LOL TC !

G-Man said...

Hardy Har Har!

Breazy, .....story?

Breazy said...

Yep I have a story for ya , just give me a little time to get things settled here first then I will be back over !

SignGurl said...

Good morning, Mr. Blog Whore! <------said in the most lovingly way.

jillie said...

HAHAHA...signgurl ;o)

OK...my cheezey ass is out of bed. Whatya goin to do about it?

I'm waiting for Breazy's story...

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