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holiday: Repeal Day!

If you don’t already know and your friendly neighborhood lush hasn’t informed you, December 5th is Repeal Day. A day to celebrate the 21st amendment… that repealed the 18th amendment, which enacted prohibition. I’ll be out enjoying a drink with...

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work: Repent and Live

I have mentioned before that I’m like management poison? Hmm, yes I have, sort of. Our team used to be huge, then it shrank right around the time that the contract was going through layoffs, so it was a “good”...

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elevator: they have one, it’s called a HOME

Coming back from buying some 1$ candy bars that the badging office employee lightly extorted me into so doing, I got on the elevator with an older, but not really that old, woman. She pressed a button for a floor...

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…that’s how America got stuck with Utah.

I did rather need a laugh regarding all this Prop 8 stuff today. I’ve felt like all I can do when I try to add my voice to the discussions resulting from it is say the wrong thing, even when...

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on metro: Is that your bag?

After all these years, I finally had a real live “Is that your bag?” moment on the metro. It had nothing to do with combating terrorism or anything like that. I just didn’t want the poor guy to leave his...

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Thomas Covenant: A.L.H.

I admit that this is mostly only funny if you’ve read a lot of fantasy books, but still worth a chuckle. Mightygodking has taken a much more apt turn with the phrase “you can’t judge a book by its cover”...

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Looks like mornin’ in your eyes

Apparently it has become impossible for me to sleep in past 7am. No matter how much slacking off/staying up late I was doing the night before, I still roll over on the non-workdays thinking that I might have stayed in...

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… it means add another naught.

It’s probably both my sanity- and food-deprived state from having been in meetings for the past three hours and skipping lunch, but this makes me giggle: In a sign of the times, the National Debt Clock in New York City...

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Your eyelids are getting very heavy…

Anyone else feeling kinda drowsy today, or is it just me? Maybe the change in season is to blame or more likely today it’s the thrilling tasks I’ve had to work on. Mostly replacing irrelevant columns of numbers with different...