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Because blogging is more fun than working

Sunday, November 19th, 2006

It is a fact that college students’ apartments are never cleaner than they are the night before a big exam. It’s pretty sad when scrubbing the toilet sounds like more fun than cracking a book, but it’s so true, and so not exclusive to college students. I shouldn’t even be here writing this right now, but I’ve got a nearly 1,000 page software manual sitting next to me that I’m meant to be studying for a certification I have to do for work that I can’t even bear to look at. My apartment actually could’ve used a good scrub, but instead of vacuuming and mopping I opted for more fun procrastination activities and did a bit of shopping, made a huge batch of sweet potato soup and topped up my tan at the beach this afternoon. As I wrote that last sentence I actually started feeling a bit guilty. Should I study? Nah, I’ll just put a pillow over the book so I can’t see it. Problem solved.

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Highfalutin Times

Monday, September 18th, 2006

I sometimes like to consider myself a culturally-inclined person. Of course I go to museums! Doesn’t everybody? Okay, so I only seem to go to museums when I’m traveling and I feel like it’s my moral obligation to do so. But when I do go, I truly appreciate the art. So what if I sometimes ignore priceless ancient artifacts that are responsible for shaping the civilization I live in today because I’m too busy bobbing along to the Harry Lime theme tune playing repeatedly on my audio guide? That’s art, too. And I appreciated it. Even though I don’t stare at a blank canvas on the wall for hours on end trying to discover its subcontext, I do, however, appreciate the fact that gallery openings have free champagne and hors d’oeuvres.

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Shock and awe(ful)

Sunday, August 20th, 2006
Where do you go from a beautiful day spent piloting a plane over the gorgeous waters of South Florida? Nowhere but down, that’s where. This week has been one of shock and awe…and at times just ... [Continue reading this entry]

That other fireworks day

Thursday, July 6th, 2006

I can hardly believe it’s July already. That means I’ve been at my job for a month now, the World Cup is nearly over, and the next holiday I have to look forward to is Possum Day. On the ... [Continue reading this entry]

My possum family legacy, and other stuff

Sunday, June 18th, 2006
I feel like such a man lately. I've watched more sports this week than in the entire last year probably. Every day it's go to work, come home, get something to eat and watch whatever World ... [Continue reading this entry]

Czech Republic, how could you do this to me?

Monday, June 12th, 2006
I loved the Czech Republic when I visited last summer. Prague is beautiful, and was near the top of my list of the most beautiful places I'd ever been. The best hostel in the world is there, and the rowdy, ... [Continue reading this entry]