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You’re Nobody ’til somebody [important] loves you

Wednesday, October 25th, 2006

I don’t even know why you’re reading this. If you were like anyone else I’d met this weekend you’d have already laughed derisively and moved on to the New York Post Page Six site as soon as you’d realized I’m not a trust fund baby and I’m not engaged to a multi-millionaire real estate developer. Honestly, it’s a good thing my ego doesn’t bruise easily or else mine would be black and blue after the kind of treatment I received this past weekend.

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Lukewarm and loving it

Saturday, July 22nd, 2006

It doesn’t seem fair that the worst times drag on forever and good times go by all too quickly. This week in particular was neither really great nor really bad, though, so it went by about as quickly as you could expect. It was a week a bit like the intro to Tale of Two Cities, so I suppose the best times and the worst averaged out to be, well, average. I’ll take that! Hey, lukewarm is a vast improvement…

I thought this week was going to be awful seeing as how I was back in training full-time at work again. It actually turned out all right in the end, although I’m only halfway done now and still have the worst part (a presentation in front of my boss and my boss’ boss) ahead of me. The people in my training class have been really nice and fun, so it’s made it a lot easier than it otherwise would have been. Unless you consider learning how to install and customize application virtualization software a good time, in which case the activities alone and the 1,000+ page book would be all you could ever ask for.

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