Monthly Archives: August 2005

Disappointing Postal Service

I found out something very disturbing last week. Normally, in the past, if I put outgoing mail in my mailbox and put the flag up then the mailperson comes along throughout the day and picks my mail up to be … Continue reading

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South Beach Diet: Week 1

I lost 7 lbs in the last 7 days. Hopefully I can keep that rate up this week!

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State of Mainers

On Wednesday night while leaving work, I was stopped by a somewhat elderly lady who wanted to talk to someone who would listen. Some might call elderly people like this “crazy”, but I don’t believe for a second that this … Continue reading

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Kris Calls

On Wednesday night, due to circumstances that will be shared later, I was home shortly after 7 PM when a friend called who I had not heard from in a long time. For quite a few months I had been … Continue reading

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Am I Really This Boring?

Yes and no. I would say that I probably am always this boring, and am probably only the slightest bit interesting or entertaining or funny in my own mind. As far as going a couple days without posting, though, I … Continue reading

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We’re Back and Diet Starts Today

We made it back safe and sound from the wild lands of New Hampshire. There are nothing but uncivilized Massachusettians as far as the eye can see. That really damages the value of land in NH. 🙂 The ladies I … Continue reading

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Lots of Updates

Supposedly this is not my diary, however I seem to be using the What’s Up? category a lot lately. What’s up with that? For those of you getting bored with my mundane life, I do have a humorous post planned…on … Continue reading

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Now Running 1.5.2

After I horribly messed up the upgrade somehow and have rebuilt my side menu (though I’m still waiting for Eric to put my Calendar back in). I like the new colors of my menu. Very monkey-ish. :patselfonback: I’m also waiting … Continue reading

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*Dang, Firk, Blast*

Last night I upgraded to 1.5.2 the same exact way that I upgraded to, however my body, if you will, seems to have rejected the transplant. I swear I didn’t touch or overwrite the files that had my theme, … Continue reading

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Weird Work Day, Conjunctivitis, Comics

Today was an odd work day for me. I arrived at work early so I could be seen in Walk-In Care for my left eye which has been driving me crazy since Sunday morning. It itches and allergy drops don’t … Continue reading

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Those Things You Put Off

You know all those things you put off doing so that you can hop on the computer for a “few minutes”? I’m going to do a bunch of those things tonight. See you all later,

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Now Running

The Monkey Exhibit has cleaned up its act, and its cage, and is now fully up to date with the latest WordPress version. If you again notice problems with our feeds (both for the Monkeys and for the RSS/Atom), please … Continue reading

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Nature Walk

Yesterday, in the middle of the day, I was warned that after work we were going for a walk. My heart skipped a beat. A walk? Can my body handle such a thing? All I’m good for these days is … Continue reading

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My Computer Desk

Since Geof in his Blogathon posted a picture of his computer desk it reminded me that I’ve wanted to post some more pictures of my house, outside and inside. Here are my computer desks (note the plural) as of just … Continue reading

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About that Real World…

I wonder what it’s like to be the rainmaker. I wonder what it’s like to know that I made the rain. I’d store it in boxes with little yellow tags on every one, and you can come and see them … Continue reading

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RSS Problems

Apparently the upgrade from WordPress 1.2 to 1.5 oh so long ago caused some RSS problems, so people looking for my feed have been disappointed to see it not available. I’m working on backing up my site and then upgrading … Continue reading

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Iced Tea Confession

I must confess, though my friends end up shunning me, I do like iced tea mix more than any kind of sweet tea I’ve had. The “cold tea” taste of sweet tea just does not do it for me. I … Continue reading

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My department finally opened this week and I’m working the hours to show it. We’re open from 8 AM to 8 PM so those were the hours I worked on Monday. I wanted to be there when it opened and … Continue reading

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