Completely Normal Rednecks

Filed under all of my friends are prettier than i am, i used to be so cool, no i really do love ohio

People in New York always find it so weird that I talk about how into my own sister I’d be if I was a lesbian, but according to this note that my Best Friend 4-Eva + 4-Lyfe, Tracey, saved from our early days of high school, incest is something I’ve never been embarrassed to talk about:

I’m from Ohio, though, which makes this totally okay.

Comment Here (For my LJ Friends: is that comment link annoying or helpful?)


  1. Tracey says:

    HA! I noticed this picture in my blog reader before I saw where the post came from, and I was like, “OMG THAT PERSON HAS KATIE’S HANDWRITING!” And then I was like, “OOMMGG THAT IS KATIE’S HANDWRITING!” And then I realized that it’s your post. But I’m still confused as to how you have that. Did I scan that note for you back in the day or something?

    (Also, if you ever want to start a series of posts showcasing the tiny notes you sent me in high school, there’s plenty more where that came from.)

    • plumpdumpling says:

      Do I really still write that way? Because I look at that and think, “Look how girly and highschoolish that handwriting is!” The exclamation point, for god’s sake!

      You showed me that note, like, a year ago?, and I took a photo of it. I feel like we were in your car at Easton when it happened. Is that possible?

      (Also, I do.)

      • Tracey says:

        Um, it’s a little less ornate these days, but mostly unchanged.

        And I find it a little unlikely that we were in my car at Easton, since all of those notes are stored in a giant metal box under my bed at my apartment. Plus, it looks to me like the note is on my table. Perhaps we went to Easton shortly after, and you just couldn’t stop thinking about it and how hot you find your Dad?

        AND, I also like the comment link, because it means I don’t have to click twice when coming over from the Google Reader.

        • plumpdumpling says:

          You weren’t bringing them up to Archiver’s for some reason? I swear we were in the car. But yeah, I’m pretty much thinking about it all of the time, especially when I’m in the same state that he is.

  2. Tracey says:

    Also, is this a back entry from LJ? If is is, how the hell did I ever miss it?!

    • plumpdumpling says:

      Nope, this is an entirely new entry, though I’m sure the absolute lack of comments makes it look like an old one. What an awesome way to break in the new blog, though, eh?

  3. Smail says:

    Annoying. There’s already a link for commenting, why add another?

    • plumpdumpling says:

      Figuring that most people who read this are coming from my LJ syndication, I thought it’d be easier to click my added comment link at the bottom of the entry than to scroll back up to the start of the entry to click on that link. No?

  4. Sarah says:

    I like the comment link. It’s helpful.

    I threw away all of my high school notes, but that’s because my high school friends all hate me now. Drama!

    • plumpdumpling says:

      Husband and wife at odds!

      Have you told this high school friends story? ‘Cause you know that’s what LJ was designed for.

      • Sarah says:

        Nah. One of those ancient history type things that I’m happier not thinking about in depth.

        That sort of entry is what lj is designed for, and I suppose that’s why mine trends towards the boring.

        • plumpdumpling says:

          There are plenty of people who make everything they do sound painfully boring, but there’s not an entry of yours that hasn’t been cute or sad or longing or joyous. Besides, plop a bunny picture into anything, and it’s automatically interesting.

      • Sarah says:

        Oh, and I like the link because if it wasn’t there, I’d forget and comment in the usual place.

        • plumpdumpling says:

          Yeah, the “comment on this” at the bottom of the feed is way too tempting, I think. Of course, when I get no comments on my entries, having the “comment on this” there will allow me to convince myself that everyone has commented on the feed accidentally.

  5. kylie says:


  6. ael88 says:

    Everyone’s here! Mike! Sarah! Tracey! And some girl named Kylie!

    You had such girl writing when you were young. What does it look like today?

    • Tracey says:

      Hey, yeah. It’s like we’re all mingling at a party in a room with really great wallpaper. The only thing missing is some Ace of Base to dance to.

      • Sarah says:

        I saw the sign! And it opened up my eyes, I saw the sign.

        There you go. Now we have it all.

  7. welfy says:

    Yes, include the comment link because then it makes me want to comment to you! Though I don’t like having to always type my email address. Oh well!

    My dad was hot.

    • plumpdumpling says:

      I’m assuming that after you type your e-mail address once, it offers you the little dropdown remember box when you start to type it the next time. At least that’s what happens when I comment on Tracey’s blog.


  8. megan says:

    I’ve gotta say, it’s totally helpful.


  9. lowercaseyou says:

    is your sister a lesbian?