Monthly Archives: March 2005

“Waiting”

Here is, chronologically, my fifth poem. If poetry is not your thing, please note I have commentary following. Waiting By myself through the days and the nights All alone when I look to the sky My friends all out late … Continue reading

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It Is Official!

On March 9th I applied for a supervisor job within registration (where I work now) from the library. By the time I arrived at work that night, there was an email from the registration manager asking me how soon I … Continue reading

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How Coins Gain Value

I am the not-so-proud owner of a single US penny worth over $60. How do relatively new coins gain so much worth, you might ask? The answer is somewhat simple and slightly embarrassing to be sure. This penny lodged itself … Continue reading

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Scene 12: Clues From Wayne

(Adapted from Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Names and actions courtesy of event that occur at the Rumor Forum.) WAYNE: Heh, haw ha ha haw haw! Haw haw haw ha ha ha… GEOF: And this enchantress of whom you … Continue reading

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Narrative Interlude 2: Meanwhile, Tyrant Geof and Sir Holland

(Adapted from Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Names and actions courtesy of event that occur at the Rumor Forum.) ACOUSTIC JOE: Sir Trey had saved Sir Underscore from almost certain temptation, but they were still no nearer the Hymnal. … Continue reading

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And We’re Back!

I just came through the hardest part of my last semester here at school. If nothing else, it taught me how much of a slacker I really am. I had a paper due Monday which I barely did any research … Continue reading

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See Ya Wednesday!

Tomorrow I have to present a 20 minute speech on my senior paper. Naturally, I just started getting some Powerpoint slides together on Saturday (while I was supposed to be finishing my Animal Disease paper). I’m going to be extremely … Continue reading

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What Brings Them In–Feb ’05

I like looking through the list of search phrases which bring people to my site. I think I’ll start a monthly post about the funnier ones. Read and weep (from laughter): folkysaint (bringing people to me!?) the monkey shel silverstein … Continue reading

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What Brings Them In–Jan ’05

sp@nking girls amatuer sp@nking monkey bedroom stuff underscore underwear a creative sp@nked wife red sox b00b flash (And one I won’t even list. Someone has issues…) kirk whitworth michaela quinn josheb-basshebeth abnormal peircings men trampled socks gay naughty trinity (:lol:) … Continue reading

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Protect Your Children!

It has come to our attention that there are certain questionable practices going on in the shoe department. It should come as no surprise to anyone that the clothing industry has long been taking advantage of the poor to line … Continue reading

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Extracurricular Week

Monday: I had an interview for a full-time supervisor job after I finish school. Tuesday: My car had a recall, so I took it to the dealer. After work I’m meeting the Doughty’s et al. for dessert at Applebees. Wednesday: … Continue reading

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I Kinda LIKE Working…

In one regard, that doesn’t shock me too much. I’m, pretty much, always happy at any job I do. However, this realization has come to surprise me a little. Here’s why: You know those conversations you have with your significant … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk SPAM

Under counsel of one Brian Shearer, I purchased a can of Spam last week. Brian suggested that it was worth trying at least once. Never having tried it, who was I to argue? It took me until this past Monday … Continue reading

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Here at the Library

Snow today, lots of snow. I thought I’d come to the library to post a little something I had written, but it seems I can’t access the floppy drive at the library. Strange. Does anyone know if this is common … Continue reading

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God Makes the Bacon

…only he asks you to hand it out. God created the pig. Out of nothing, even. God raised the pig, gave it a home, fed the pig and kept the pig healthy. God is the one who slaughtered the pig. … Continue reading

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I’m On To Their Nefarious Schemes

It seems that, somehow, my voice has been heard. The second sink has been returned to the men’s room. Now I must dodge the caustic looks of disgruntled female employees who are none too pleased that my revealing post exposed … Continue reading

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