"I guess I have a lot of problems, so many that I don't have time to go into them all in detail. Suffice it to say I'm anal, obsessive, vain, quick to temper, overly introspective, lazy, judgmental, insecure, and self-righteous. Probably the most annoying thing about me is that I'm hugely opinionated. But I kind of make up for that by always being right."

Friday, July 29, 2005

Dieting Is Forbidden on the Sabbath

After the sing-along, a speaker would come out. Somebody who’s an expert on some topic or other. It could be anything -- the war in Iraq, censorship, the healing powers of fudge. It doesn’t matter, as long as it’s not preachy or boring. When they’re done, we’d break up into small discussion groups, which would rotate from week to week, so you’d always get to interact with different people.

A great man once said that a trek of a thousand miles begins with packing a really good lunch. That’s why every Church of Rick would not only have a Head Honcho, but also a Head Chef. There’d be a big dining room where everybody would gather after their discussions, and sit down to a great meal. There’d only be two commandments in the church: “Thou shalt not take the name of Rick in vain,” and “Dieting is forbidden on the Sabbath.” [More...]