May 22, 2006

The LLamabutchers: St. Matilda's Home for Wayward Bloggers of Ill-Repute

We're a genuine public service venue around here.

We're welcoming today a new semi-regular special guest blogger around here (which is kind of like a sagging tee-vee evening soap inviting in Heather Locklear as a "Special Guest Star" for a three-hour cruise)---let's give a very special LLama Welcome for the fantabulous librarian Liz, who blogs under the nom de blog Chai-Rista, late of the late, great Truly Bad Films. Liz decided to close up TBF after a glorious three-year run due to a recent tragedy in her family, and I offered her a set of keys and the spare futon in the basement anytime she wanted to drop by and post. I owe a special debt to Chai-Rista as she's the one who actively got me off my butt and actually into the blogging bidness three years ago--I had started and then aborted a number of blogs by myself, before Liz roped me into the original incarnation of TBF. We started on Blogspot, before migrating over to an MT platform hosted on the "ghost" server at work, before I came up with the idea of doing a group blog in November 03 and naming it after our joke mascot from undergraduate days. If memory serves, I invited Liz to join the LLamas then, and she, wisely, turned me down. So this is a way to pay back an old debt.

Liz joins our other semi-regular poster "LMC"--aka the LLama Military Correspondent, a buddy of Rob's and mine from grad school. According to our MT editing window, that leaves ten other people with posting privileges---after accounting for Pixy Misa, Macktabulous Miss Sadie, Kathy the Cake Eater, and, of course, Jerry Mathers as "The Phin" I don't know who the heck the other five are.

I think one though is The Scottish Dwarf.

So, Yip! Yip! Yip!

SOOPER SEKRIT YIPS TO ROBBO: I ope-ay hat-they ezzoay o-tay ith-ay ooo-yay. Plus, the photoshop you wanted----with the subtle title of "inyourfaceindcentbillyoumambypambyweaselneeenerthpffft.jpg" is on its way.

It's not necessarily safe for work, though, unless you live in an Andean whore house that's near a barnyard.

Yips! from Robbo: Oh, what a great idea - Welcome aboard, Liz!

(For one panic-stricken minute there, I thought Steve-O was announcing he'd extended invites to one or more of the Missusees to start posting.)

YIPS back from Steve-O: I might post after a double latte of testors, but for the love of Gawd, man, do you think I'm high or something?

Posted by Steve at May 22, 2006 02:35 PM | TrackBack

Can we still call her Chai-Rista?

Posted by: The Colossus at May 22, 2006 03:21 PM

Thanks Steve-O & Rob!!! I'm proud to be a semi-regular part of the general mayhem in LB town. It may be a week or two before I post, but I'll be back in Chai-Rista mode before too much longer.

Posted by: Chai-rista at May 23, 2006 08:46 AM

Oh, yes, she must still be THE Chai-rista, if she so desires.

Thanks so much for inviting her in to sit a spell.

Thanks, Chai, for taking them up on it.

I can't wait to see what you burn out for our smoke filled watery eyes to read ...

hugs & kisses

Posted by: keysunset at May 23, 2006 09:36 PM