Monthly Archive: February 2007

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I’m going to hell, I know…

Lordy, trying to get through to OPM’s website is like trying to make a cell phone call on 9/11. — Me to a co-worker, just a few minutes ago

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Homer said it best…

Homer: Don’t you ever get tired of being wrong all the time? [sound link] Marge: … Sometimes. I agree with John Kelly of the Post when it comes to snow, Bring. It. On. But weather people, stop whipping us up...

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Music is the food of love, so play on, Macduff

I seem to be allergic to my office today. I was fine when I woke up and got in here, but since arriving this morning I’ve been sneezing so much that my nose and throat are starting to hurt (mmmm,...

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I just want nicer things!

This is one of my all time favorite lines from AbFab. Edina has lost the speech she was going to give at a PR-PR’s Dinner-of-the-Month Lunch and naturally goes off on a rant when people start ridiculing her. At the...

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Service me!

Good customer service: 1-800-Flowers. Well, good customer service, bad actual service. In November I used them to send flowers for my mother’s birthday. As usual I was late and had to send it Overnight/Sat. delivery. Also as usual, it’s a...

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The flurries are fleeting…

Hobbes said it best, “It’s like having a big white sheet of paper to draw on!” I knew it wouldn’t last long, but snow still gets that child’s reaction out of me, it’s fun to watch, more fun to hope...

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It’s snow, but not as we know it

Ok sure, it snowed, but not enough. It’s still just freakin’ cold, I’m feeling sick, I made it into work today because I feared that there’d be a skeleton crew (we’re a small team, so it doesn’t take much) and...

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After the Show with Urban

I almost forgot the best overheard of the weekend. After we were leaving the theater a couple right behind us was talking about the movie and the woman says to her boyfriend/date/friend, “I didn’t think it was going to be...

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Letterbox robbery!

Metro fare to Gallery Place: $1.35 Bottled water and candy for two at CVS: $4.00 Movie tickets for two to see Dreamgirls: $20.00 If this is the MPAA’s and retail theater industry’s response to piracy, I don’t understand how they...

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We wuz robbed!

I was promised snow and freezing rain and icy conditions, the whole wintry mix and what do I get this morning? NOTHING! But I did find a crumpled up $10 bill on the floor of the metro station this morning....