Monthly Archives: December 2005

denver toastmasters 2005

You thought ska was dead. I am here to tell you it is alive. You thought funk was dead. I am here to tell you, funk is not dead. You thought hip hop was dead. I am here to say, … Continue reading

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holiday stupor

If I were in Ireland I would still be celebrating. Over there the 26th is known as St Steven’s Day, and there is lots of eating and drinking and staying home from work. It’s called Boxing Day in England. Here … Continue reading

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I’m dreaming of a…

Whenever I visit Silver Plume I think to myself, “Does this place really EXIST?!?” and, “Did I actually spend a good bit of my childhood HERE?!?” It’s absolutely amazing. Silver Plume is an old mining town about ten miles from … Continue reading

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The City That Is A Mile High

My flight landed, and by the time I turned on my phone there were already two messages from my mom telling me to meet her at the fountain. Which is where I always meet her. The airport was full of … Continue reading

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PDX Blizzard 2005 Live Blog Continued!!!!

8:16pm I have resigned myself to the fact that no one is going to pull up to my curb with pizza in hand to whisk me away to a hot party with dancing and booze and movies and sleeping over. … Continue reading

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Live blogging the snow

Well, it is snowing in PDX. Very pretty, very icy. Here is a photo Jona took: I will continue to live blog this event until I become bored. I am actually sort of bored already. I am not one to … Continue reading

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here we come around again

I lost my Dear Nora CD a few months ago, and have been really bummed about it. Mountain Rock. I need it! Steve burned me a copy a couple of days ago, and I have been listening to it pretty … Continue reading

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Revels

Thursday night was the big holiday extravaganza that my school produces every year. This is not the swaying-on-the-risers-while-singing-Jingle-Bells po-dunk concert that you and I might have participated in many moons ago. Rather it is a 20+ song multicultural bonanza, involving … Continue reading

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Hurricanes and Other Powerful Forces

The other day I ran into my friend Azmo, a cool dude who works with my roommate. Azmo is from New Orleans, and his parents and most of the rest of his family still live there. They lost their business … Continue reading

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I have the kissing disease!

Well, I thought I did. But it turns out I just have a bad flu. Remember those head lumps I described last entry? Well, they were actually swollen lymphnodes, which is the major symptom of Mono. The kissing disease!!! I … Continue reading

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