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Monthly Archives: May 2011

5/31/11 / Endgame

Mysterious recall As I walked out this morning, I grabbed the thin orange notebook off my kitchen counter that simply reads: 1-subject notebookCOLLEGE RULED | 70 SHEETS10.5 in x 8 in | 26.7 cm x 20.3 cm As I mentioned the cover is orange, and the only other writing on it is in the bottom [...]

A short little poemme

I bought me a fancy pen From eBay To write short sentences Like Hemingway

Some standard questions (SQs)

I met some new people last night, most of whom were new to each other as well. We were all college-educated and in our 20s for the most part. Given our demographic homogeneity, there’s a fairly standard list of questions that we went through to get to know each other. I’ve heard the list varies [...]

5/12/11 / Monotonous

“Don’t patronize me!” Every time I hear the phrase “Don’t patronize me!” or some variant thereof on television shows or in movies, I wonder to myself about a possible dilemma. The proper use of the word “patronize” in this context is pronounced pat-ronize, and not pate-ronize, as most people I’ve heard use it say it. [...]

Commit crime => get free classes!

I heard on the radio this morning that inmates in some Colorado prisons get to take classes for free, in subjects like graphic design, and then they even get a certificate (in this case from the Pueblo Community College). My first thought was… Nice, so you commit a crime, go to jail where everything is [...]

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