Hot Pizza! Get Your Hot Pizza!

Scene opens on water cooler with 2 people standing around
You:Wicked cold this weekend, eh? What did you end up doing?
Me:Oh, you know, the usual: hung out at the quarry, caught up on computer work, dressed as a giant slice of pizza and juggled fire on the late night streets of Bellingham, much to the delight of the drunkards. Nothing too exciting..
You:Ga?
Me: I've told you about the quarry, right? It's this circus hippie commune where we all—
You:Yes, yes, I know about the quarry. What was that part about dressing like a slice of pizza and juggling fire?!?
Me:Oh, that. La Fiamma wood fire pizza is doing this promotion thing with the Bellingham Circus Guild to try and promote it's new late-night pizza by the slice. Della talked me into it. We thought: pizza juggling fire...wood fire pizza...get it? Get it?? We had a great time and even made a little bit of money in tips (plus a nice gift certificate), so that lets me maintain my "professional juggler" status for another year.
You:Professional?
Me:Sure. Any time you get paid for something, you're a professional at it, right?
YouSo you are saying that that time I won $5 on video poker makes me a professional poker player?
Me:Technically, yes, but we're getting off topic. Besides juggling fire, I did some fun rope tricks (people loved those), and general circus/juggling merriment. Good times.
You:Riiiiight. Anyway, I think I hear my boss calling me. Those TPS reports aren't going to file themselves, you know.
You slowly backs away from the water cooler while scene fades to black













Monday January 14 2013File under: juggling, circus

Toggle Comments (5)comment?
on Tue 15th Jan, 2013 10:19 am CST Horge said:
Fire-juggling pizza doing rope tricks... Couldn't that send the wrong message (= Wood-fired pizza leaves your intestines tied up in knots)?
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on Wed 16th Jan, 2013 09:58 am CST MMM said:
I'm confused... Why were you standing by a water cooler?
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on Thu 17th Jan, 2013 12:20 am CST Wren said:
@MMM: A failed attempt at humor, I'm afraid. I guess water coolers aren't even a thing that people gather around anymore. But perhaps the better question is why were you standing by a water cooler*
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on Sat 19th Jan, 2013 01:00 am CST Jule said:
If you're a professional you gotta pay taxes! Are buskers wages taxable? Za?
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on Wed 30th Jan, 2013 06:30 pm CST Wren said:
Della and I hit the street again, this time with Strangely and Jerimiah. Here are a few pics!
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