Frat Boy Friday
Remember in college how you used to wake up on Friday after a rough night out, drink some beer, do some dumb shit, drink some more, then go out partying again? Oh, wait, that was my Friday.
I got a call about 10 this morning form my boy Aaron who was like “Dude, we should totally build an ice luge for Saturday’s party.” There’s a phrase I haven’t head since 2001. Oh, wait I went to University of Miami. I’ve never heard a phrase like that ever. So I am now making up for all the frat boy time I lost going to a small expensive private school.
We took Aaron’s Saab up to Home Depot (or Depot De Casa as it is known on Calle Ocho), completely ruined his nice pristine leather interior with 13 cinder blocks and three pieces of plywood, got made fun of my no less than five separate people saying “Hey, nice truck!” and “You brought the wrong car!” and “Something unintelligible but definitely insulting in Spanish!” then proceeded to roll back down Calle Ocho with a 2 by 4 sticking out of the sunroof and some plywood sticking out the truck. Classy or trashy, I can’t decide.
The rest of the afternoon was spent drinking Miller Lite, listening to Sublime and building an ice luge for the Saturday Night birthday bash. Again, for those of you who did not go to college, an ice luge is an extremely large block of ice with a groove melted down the middle through which shots of hard liquor are simultaneously poured and chilled. The block of ice is tilted at a 45-degree angle and the shot is poured into the awaiting mouth of the drinker at the other end. I’ve never done it but my friends who went to Big State Schools tell me it’s fun. The thing is damned impressive and ready for the 300 pound block of ice we will be going to purchase tomorrow morning. I consider this a feat of engineering on par with the Grand Coulee Dam and the great Pyramids. And what better way to spend a hot weekday afternoon than shopping for Ice-Luge making materials, drinking, and planning a keg party. How old am I turning again? Who fucking cares?
It is painted black, green and orange in the sprit of the great University of Miami. I tagged it with both 305 AND 786 (OVERLAY, mothafucka) and the left side has D-A-D-E written out over four of the cinder blocks. There are various other obscenities spray painted throughout, but I think it should impress out guests. And if not, who cares? It’s my birthday and I like it. I would show you all pictures but my camera phone is acting up again. I hope you all have a weekend as relaxing and fun as my week has been. The overgrown frat boy is turning 21 for the 7th year in a row, and I wouldn’t have it any other way.