Archive for December, 2005

In the Belly of the Beast

Wednesday, December 14th, 2005

14 December, 2005 Temperature: 30 degrees F
Power corrupts. They also say that absolute power corrupts absolutely. I would have to say that the mere perception of absolute power corrupts absolutely. There is a profound distinction between the two.
I have spent the last three days in the guise of my nemesis, the dreaded SUV driver. Banner Engineering […]

My Warhol Fifteen

Saturday, December 10th, 2005

10 December, 2005 Temperature: 23 degrees F
Well, that wasn’t so bad, was it? I’m talking to those of you who actually saw me on the news yesterday. For those who didn’t, you can find it here:
http://wcco.com/video/?id=12769@wcco.dayport.com
You have to sit through the 15 second ad before the video starts. Thanks for the link, Brad.
I liked that piece […]

Sick Day

Thursday, December 8th, 2005

08 December, 2005 Temperature: 6 degrees F
I went to the doc yesterday, after work, to get my throat checked out. It’s not strep, but it hurts like hell. I was hacking and coughing all day, causing my coworkers to keep even more distance than usual. They don’t want to catch anything from me… they might start […]

Chill Factor

Tuesday, December 6th, 2005

06 December, 2005 Temperature: -6 degrees F
There is no other way to tell it, folks; it was COLD outside this morning. This was the thick, creeping cold which oozes all over you trying to find any crack or chink in your armor. This was bone-chilling, mind-numbing cold. At least it was while trying to ride […]

Winter Wonderland

Saturday, December 3rd, 2005

03 December, 2005 Temperature: 15 degrees F
A beautiful snowfall is coming down as I type this. I have just come in from running errands on the Baron, and I am absolutely elated. I wish I had a photographer working with me this morning. This is one of those snow-globe moments, where the trees and ground are […]

Nothing to Report

Friday, December 2nd, 2005

02 December, 2005 Temperature: 11 degrees F
Alright, I didn’t think this would happen so soon. I certainly didn’t want it to. What the heck is wrong with me? I have made such a big production out of this that you would think every single day would be a dire struggle just to survive. It certainly hasn’t […]

Mission Oriented

Thursday, December 1st, 2005

01 December, 2005 […]