Derelict Dream

Tuesday, 30 November 2004

I had a dream that I’ve not had in years, and it showed. Everything in the dream was old and derelict. There is this gi­ant tree [now los­ing its leaves] and in the tree is a big net/​hammock with a [now crusty­dusty] sheep­skin in it. I know that a fa­mous elf once slept very rest­ful­ly here. There are sput­ter­ing B-52 bombers fly­ing over­head and I can sort of see them pass­ing through the leaves.
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Thanksgiving Weekend Food

Monday, 29 November 2004

My moth­er came up this past week­end and saw the new place. We had Thanksgiving din­ner with my friend from work, Lauren and it turned out pret­ty well. I roast­ed Cornish game hens with red pota­toes and as­para­gus, bast­ed in a lemon-gar­lic mix­ture, Mom made some scal­loped yams and brought her pump­kin and fa­mous pecan pies; and Lauren brought a Hungarian dish called Mushroom Paprikash, which is hearty and tasty and sort of like a stroganoff.
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Tuesday, 23 November 2004

Sometimes I won­der if God came on down to earth just to shut us whiny hu­mans up. I sort of see the whole faith re­la­tion­ship thing as a strug­gle be­tween my de­sire to be as ca­pa­ble and au­tonomous as pos­si­ble with my nec­es­sary recog­ni­tion that at times I’ve got to ask for help. But it seems like the Israelites and the Jews were tougher folks to please in the Bible.
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25th Birthday

Monday, 22 November 2004

I turned 24 a few days ago and it doesn’t seem much dif­fer­ent than 23. Although my back is a bit stiff. I had a pret­ty low-key birth­day, just like I want­ed. As of now the gifts I have re­ceived in­clude: 1 9oz bar of Malley’s Dark Chocolate, 1 stan­dard wall clock, cool­ly al­tered in­to a Don Hertzfeldt wall clock and the orig­i­nal Metroid for my Nintendo.
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Cleveland Morning News

Friday, 19 November 2004

I flip on the boob tube ear­ly in the morn­ings to catch the weath­er, since I’m still with­out in­ter­net ac­cess. As I have sam­pled each net­work it has oc­curred to me that every sta­tion has its own jerky quirky thing go­ing on.
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Potato Chip Comparison

Wednesday, 17 November 2004

I have pur­chased two brands of pota­to chips from the vend­ing ma­chine. Hooters™ Hot Wing Flavored Potato Chips, and Snyder’s of Hanover Hot! Buffalo Wing Potato Chips. Herein lies a com­par­i­son.
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Tuesday, 16 November 2004

Today I am wear­ing my grandfather’s cuf­flinks. I need a pock­et­watch, zip­po, mon­ey clip and an old fash­ioned shav­ing ra­zor and kit and then my col­lec­tion of male­pher­na­lia will be com­plete. Cufflinks are pret­ty hard to put on by your­self. We’ve got this potluck lunch thing go­ing on to­day at work, I vol­un­teered to bring in some dessert and I de­cid­ed to make brown­ies. I made one batch from scratch Sunday evening.
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