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Entries from October 2012

Postcard: Vesterheim Museum, Iowa

October 29th, 2012 · No Comments

Card is untitled on the front.

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Southern Geography Expert

October 25th, 2012 · No Comments

Me: “…when I lived in Boston.” He: “Oh, in New York City!” Me: “Well no, Boston’s in Massachusetts.” He: “That’s outside Atlanta, isn’t it?”

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Only One Left

October 23rd, 2012 · No Comments

Next time: a safety monocle.

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Postcard: Ramsey High School (from Birmingham card book)

October 22nd, 2012 · No Comments

This card pictures “View of Birmingham from Red Mountain with Ramsey High School in Foreground, Birmingham, Ala.”

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Autoshop Donut Bribe

October 21st, 2012 · No Comments

7:30 AM appointment for truck service and tire rotation. I roll out of there at 8:17. My secret: one dozen Dunkin’ donuts.

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Beware the Haiku Minutes!

October 19th, 2012 · No Comments

At work, I was asked to stop using words people can’t understand in my monthly meeting minutes. Words like “adjourned” and “respectively.” They should know better than to make requests like that of me. I will start writing the minutes using only words of five letters or less. Or I may compose an entire meeting’s […]

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Bass-Ackwards Drive-Thru

October 18th, 2012 · No Comments

At the fast-food drive-thru window, I am greeted with, “$5.27. How are you?” That is bass-ackwards, and I am not a number.

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Thanksgiving Day Timeline

October 16th, 2012 · No Comments

one more piece of pie / crapped out on the floor in a tryptophan coma / waking plans for a leftover turkey sandwich  #CNFtweet  #TGtimeline

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Postcard: Avondale Park Lagoon (from Birmingham card book)

October 15th, 2012 · No Comments

This card pictures “The Lagoon in Avondale Park, Birmingham, Ala.”

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Cancer-Fighting Cookie

October 14th, 2012 · No Comments

Nothing says “Breast Cancer Sucks” like a foot-wide chocolate chip cookie with “Faith & Hope” written on it in neon pink icing.

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