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191 steps to date

Thursday, March 28, 2013      5 comments

Iíve mentioned before the 4 flights of steps I climb to my 5th floor destination each work morning. 19 steps per floor, 76 steps up. Turns out I can get up to the 4th floor without breathing any heavier, but the 5th floor takes a couple of huffs... Read more

Thoughts, Part 2

Tuesday, March 26, 2013      5 comments

1: Realized that I took the elevator this morning, first time I hadnít climbed the stairs up to the 5th floor. I owe myself 76 steps somewhere. 2: This editionís title refers to the Spockís Beard song of that name, which occurred to me t... Read more

Thought an hour style part 1

Tuesday, March 26, 2013      3 comments

9: late start today, nasty headache on waking. Not sure why. Thought Iíd sleep another hour, slept right through that second alarm for an extra hour on top. Got to work at 9, rather than the 7 Iíve been doing. Had to park in the other parking lo... Read more

The fan was excrementally assaulted

Monday, March 25, 2013      3 comments

Not in my world, mind you, it's just a phrase I used in responding to another sparker's blog, and I thought it was a cool euphemism (figure it out) so I thought I'd share. Had a good day today, despite not still having access to everything... Read more

You ever shoot a Russian unicorn?

Thursday, March 21, 2013      8 comments

A Hot Pockets for 20 cents is a steal any day of the week. Not that Iíve had a Hot Pockets in a long time, maybe since I saw comedian Jim Gaffigan riffing on those things as pop tarts stuffed with nasty meat. http://www.youtube.com/... Read more

I know youíre sad because itís winter, but I can promise you a spring

Wednesday, March 20, 2013      6 comments

http://www.youtube.com/w
atch?v=W7GQ0As4SZo Green Carnationís ďLullaby in WinterĒ providing the title of this missive, in honor of the first day of spring. Apparently, Mother Nature didnít get the memo, and the high temp ... Read more

Instant Karma's gonna get you

Tuesday, March 19, 2013      3 comments

Saw an example of this at the airport Sunday afternoon, a guy in a line for higher status frequent fliers bullying his way past a guy who was first in line before an available Delta counter person, only for a tech to step in and shut down that p... Read more

Dinomite!

Monday, March 18, 2013      4 comments

Probably not the greatest thing that one of the first things I did after getting to the hotel today was going back out for a snackage run. Sure, the items procured will be consumed over a space of 4 days, or even taken into work and shared out, ... Read more

Kind of liberating, if you ask me

Sunday, March 17, 2013      5 comments

This whole having missed a day artificially, and having actually missed a day blogging, it's nice, now I won't bother worrying about whether I have anything to say, or report, and just check in if I feel like it. I feel like it now, obviously, e... Read more

JINX!

Friday, March 15, 2013      5 comments

So i posted that pic of me with the giant cardboard check to facebook, and got a nice response to it, at least in part because I also finally mentioned the new job on that forum. Even though I'd been telling you guys about it since it happened, ... Read more

Score one for customer service

Wednesday, March 13, 2013      6 comments

Up 3.4 pounds this week, not necessarily unexpected, especially as I haven't gone the healthy route on food this week. That'll come, as I settle into the routine, I do believe. The unexpected part? That I was able to weigh in at all (on Wednesda... Read more

a wee bit of the old inertia

Tuesday, March 12, 2013      7 comments

wanna move, do some semblance of exercise, but crashed in the ole hotel room and unlikely to move. wondring where my resistance band's at, pretty sure i brung one with, but ain't seen it since I got here. of course, I'm realizing that I overpac... Read more

The battle of wounded knee

Tuesday, March 12, 2013      5 comments

1) Think I just lost my 3 month blog a day streak. Even though, literally, I am scribbling this at 11:22 pm where I sit, I changed my SP setting to eastern time zone when I moved to Michigan, and as such, I'm sure it thinks it's already Tuesday ... Read more

still streaking

Sunday, March 10, 2013      5 comments

Wasn't a good day food wise, and it remains to be seen how much sleep I'll manage, but I've arrived in Chicagoland, and am ready for work to begin. Oh, and I got a picture with a giant cardboard check for a thousand bucks. Seems like my buddy wh... Read more

Rambling on (now with moving pictures!) (video blog)

Saturday, March 09, 2013      2 comments

Started rambling, and 12 minutes later, I shut up. Watch only if you're extremely bored, or need a cure for your insomnia. As mentioned during the ramble: Rush, "The Pass": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v
=VbBf0c-NaN4 Rush, "The Came... Read more


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