Tagged: people

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culture: regulae stultis sunt

Does anyone else ever feel like a colossal tool for following the rules or playing fair? Is that just me? Just this morning I had to leave the office to go to another appointment, and I hadn’t finished my coffee...

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office: Pet Peeve #732

If I may take a moment to rant… Here’s a clipped image of an e-mail sent out this morning regarding a going away luncheon for an employee that’s leaving. From the blurry mass next to To: and the opening “Everyone,”...

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Dec 1: World AIDS Day

We make a lot of strides forward and a lot of steps back. The ribbon awareness movement has pretty much exploded to the point where you have to ask someone what their color means. Can someone print up a hanky...

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blogging: 10,000 strong and growing?

Uh, wow. Back in June, I was all happy when my blog reached 10,000 visits. Much of that was friends and new repeat visitors, and it wasn’t counting that many unique hits. Sometime in the past few weeks, I passed...

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I just want clean clothes!

Up at the crack of dawn again today, but on a workday you don’t mind it so much. You can roll over and the alarm will wake you up again, or you can take a longer hot shower or maybe...

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dating: It’s been one week…

I can handle flaky, some people thrive on being flaky while others exhibit it to such a degree that everyone else around them consciously or subconsciously works to pick up the slack. Mistakes are ignored, fatal slips are instantly forgiven...

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Sunday Sampler

What is it about elevators that allow them to retain a distinct memory of the aromas of previous riders? In recent days my morning ride down has been filled with the smell of an over-cologner, wet dog and just this...

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into the burbs…

Metro’d out to Clarendon to meet up with James and tool around a bit. Despite the heat I just had to get out of the house, stir craziness was catching up with me. We hit Silver Diner, walked around bit,...

The centre cannot hold

Sometime over a year ago, a friend that I hadn’t spoken to in a while called me up and said that while friendships are fluid and do come to an end that he wasn’t ready for that to happen yet....