Archive for October, 2003

If I want a diatribe, I’ll write it myself.

Wednesday, October 29th, 2003

Desperate for talk radio on Monday, while driving around running errands on my day off, I turned on Rush Limbaugh’s program. He wasn’t there, of course, and Roger Hedgecock was sitting in for him. I listened. I really tried. I withstood about 10 minutes of it, but the tone of it was viscerally upsetting to […]

At least they showered before getting on the plane…

Tuesday, October 28th, 2003

Rode on the team plane this weekend, to throw an alumni pregame beforehand. The location was remote enough that riding the team plane for free was a much better (budget) option than purchasing two commercial tickets at over $500 apiece for two staff people. Disastrous. Cramped. Awful. On the bus from campus to the airport, […]

Graham Colton

Thursday, October 23rd, 2003

Went to see Graham Colton perform at the Engine Room last night. They were the guys that opened for Counting Crows and John Mayer when we saw them in August. A good time was not had by all, and we left in the middle of Graham’s set, not because they were bad — not at […]

But I swear I’m still only a Level 3…

Wednesday, October 15th, 2003

When did it become OK — nay, one might even say “cool” — to be a geek? This is a particularly weird trend, in my humble, geeked-out opinion. It seems geek culture is everywhere you turn. Thanks to Matt, I now know that GQ did a whole article on Geek Chic this fall. There are […]

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Tuesday, October 7th, 2003

How fun! Alicia just asked me to be a bridesmaid in her wedding. Yay! Good thing I saved those (really depressing) measurements from my sister’s bridesmaid dress.

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Monday, October 6th, 2003

It’s Yom Kippur; Albert and I are curled up in bed. Dan and I should be going to services, but we don’t have anywhere to go. Barring that, I should be at work today, because this week kicks off a very busy month and a half for me, including half-a-dozen trips around Texas and the […]