i had to replace a battery in one of our cars this week and the auto parts store offered to put it in for free. it seemed like a great deal until i was left standing around the store like some useless tool while a cashier put it in. he too made a point of looking at me like i was handicapped.
previous: June 2006
|idea of the day||2006.06.30|
|idea of the day||2006.06.29|
until the past few weeks i’d been shaving my head once a week for three years. during that time it appears that my hair recession has achieved near full horseshoe.
|idea of the day||2006.06.28|
in the morning i pass by workers conscientiously protecting their hearing with ear plugs thinking about how when i get to the office i’ll be putting in ear buds to blow out mine.
|idea of the day||2006.06.27|
given my recent midas touch with local team championships i was tempted to put a bunch of money on carolina in the college world series. maybe that very midas touch kept me from doing so, since unc came up a run and game short…
|idea of the day||2006.06.26|
i’m a bit alarmed after friday’s post because when i came home there was a jehovah’s witness flyer on my doorstep – how did they know?
|idea of the day||2006.06.23|
the easiest way to avoid telling people its your birthday is to tell them you’re a jehovah’s witness. jehovah’s witnesses don’t celebrate birthdays.
the craziest thing about all this is how many people have believed me.
|idea of the day||2006.06.22|
i used to exercise and work around the house til exhaustion, now i’m pretty much just awake til exhaustion.
|idea of the day||2006.06.21|
i don’t know kavin but he jumped to the top of my most hated this moment list after he etched his name on the hood of my rental car.
|idea of the day||2006.06.20|
1999 – st. louis rams super bowl xxxiv champions
2002 – ohio state football national champions
2005 – north carolina ncaa mens basketball national champions
2006 – carolina hurricanes lord stanley’s cup
any more, i barely have to wait even a year to find good cause for tossing cars and burning fires in the street.
|idea of the day||2006.06.19|
i kinda got exactly what i wanted for father’s day – five minutes of peace. only it wasn’t five minutes it was the book five minutes’ peace.
|idea of the day||2006.06.12|
i watch the daily show with john stewart for two reasons. first, its funny as hell and second, i want to make sure i don’t miss out being pissed off about something.
|idea of the day||2006.06.09|
the republican senate’s agenda this month, constitutional ban on gay marriage, constitutional ban on flag burning and making permanent the repeal of estate taxes.
if this actually succeeds in energizing american’s to their cause in november then i may have to consider doing more than just telling people i’m from canada.