How I spent my vacation…

May 4, 2011

Blog Guy, you never take vacations, do you? I notice you blog every day of the year. That’s quite a pace!

Yes, but honestly, blogging isn’t very hard work. I’m not in danger of dropping over from exhaustion or anything.

Anyway, I am finally going on a vacation, starting today. One of those space vacations, like in these pictures.

Gosh, aren’t those really expensive?

Not if you go stand-by. I’m gambling that a seat will open up before launch.

Will there be any new content in the blog while you’re in space?

There certainly will, although I understand Internet access is limited, so I will just be doing one item a day instead of my usual two.  Do you normally think my blog is pretty entertaining?

No, not really.

Well, it will probably be much worse for the next few days.

Wow! Really lame humor, AND not much of it. I can’t wait, Blog Guy. Have a great vacation!

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Top: Canadian billionaire Guy Laliberte makes a victory sign after putting on his space suit at Baikonur cosmodrome, September 30, 2009. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

Left: The Russian Soyuz TMA-16 spacecraft blasts off from Baikonur cosmodrome, September 30, 2009. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

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Have a great vacation BG. I’m sure Lamar and that other guy will take care of us while you are gone. Maybe we’ll finally get some classy pictures and witty repertoire.

Posted by Dave_not_dave | Report as abusive

By the way, remember BG – Don’t panic, and don’t forget your towel.

Posted by Dave_not_dave | Report as abusive

Dave, how could you! We cant find anyone more witty than BG!
BG, could you please tell Mr.Spam Filter to behave himself and make sure Lamar has some Mr.Fab Abs ready… thats all I ask of us.. “batting eyelids prettily”

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Dave’s right. No hoopy frood ever does intergalactic travel without his towel.

Or you could adopt the Dilbert approach to space travel, described on April 29th of this year.

Posted by Nosmo_King | Report as abusive

Dave pretty much said it all Mr. B. Have a good vacation! :D

Gosh I hope they calculate the re-entry vector properly.

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

Are your designers taking a vacation too? There’s this carnivalesque event coming up at Rio…

Posted by Malteser | Report as abusive

Have a great vacation, RB, try to have a hut near Canadian rivers or something, may be you’d get a glimpse of honeymoon ;-)

Posted by fwd079 | Report as abusive

Also with @Dave and @Spin. Use the infinite improbability drive safely!

Posted by skeres | Report as abusive

Surely your boy Lamar can write some code to scour the interwebs for pictures of funny faces, shoes, abs, and the pretty woman du jour. Said code could randomly generate some words, perhaps even witty ones, to go with the pictures. Finally, the code could post to your blog, maybe with an asterisk in the title or something to denote that it was generated by a machine. We almost wouldn’t even know you were gone BG! ;-)
Kidding of course, I don’t even know that I’ll be able to go to work knowing that there won’t be any “Oddly Enough” entertainment each afternoon. :-(

Posted by Jibberish | Report as abusive

BG, have you ever thought of bringing in a guest blogger for times like these? I’d like to volunteer either Dave or Unca for the position.

Posted by AllThatJazz | Report as abusive

With a special foreword from Dave’s goat!

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

Don’t get lost in space,
Bob. More down to earth, maybe
a three hour tour.

Posted by DoctorDoll | Report as abusive

Happy Vacation, BG!

Oooh, Lamar, Dave and Unca! Why am I thinking of the Three Stooges, er, the Three Musketeers?

Posted by Onedoor | Report as abusive

@Spin: Just a plan B for when Lamar tries to hit snooze on his acme alarm clock
http://blogs.reuters.com/oddly-enough/20 11/02/10/a-most-alarming-little-gadget/
and fails to show up for work anymore… We can all see how that could happen, right?

Posted by AllThatJazz | Report as abusive

When are you gonna come down?
When are you going to land?
Think of the irreparable harm
and the tears of all your fans.

You know we can’t wait forever,
What are we to do?
Even on his vacation,
Our Blog Guy won’t leave us blue.

“So goodbye mellow doughnut fans,
I leave the medisprinkles in your hands.”
Even from his space station location,
Blog Guy makes us part of his plans.

He’ll come back to the Goofy Face Museum,
With exciting stories from the road.
Blog Guy knows where his future lies…
And where to find a doughnut a la mode :P

enjoy your vacation, BG!

Posted by GeorgiaPeach | Report as abusive

Prince Chuckles is scheduled to meet with the Prez today. BG is on “vacation”.

Coincidence? I think not!

Posted by GeorgiaPeach | Report as abusive

I agree with ya, Georgia…
say, which one do you think is really BG?
I vote for Goofy Prince Charlie.. :P

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Hope you have a lovely time Mr B.

Posted by CrowGirl | Report as abusive

Spin, that sounds good. I mean, this is a Major Blog, right?

Posted by GeorgiaPeach | Report as abusive

@Peach: Said it before, sistah, you got some fine versification going on there. Keep grindin’, girl.

Posted by ladylala | Report as abusive