13th December 2000

The Myrtle Beach Fire Department plans to return a large donation they received at a recent ham rubbing. But this wasn’t just any ham rubbing, this was the Fourth Annual Ham Rubbing (all caps) at which “women danced on stage while having their bare chests rubbed with a ham. ” Now that’s entertainment once you get that pesky gag reflex under control, anyway.

2:30 p.m.

People I wish I knew:

The guy on the train who had a patch sewn onto his jacket sleeve that read, “Missouri is for lovers.” He also had a piece of material pinned to the back of his sweatshirt hood that said, “nomeansno.”

9:54 a.m.