Tagged: Random

Scary Thought of the Day

I am an adult. No, seriously, I still find it hard to believe I am an adult – two years after leaving school, four years into a full-time job, having written two novels, having...

Wishful thinking?

A scientific study on Yahoo! right now suggests that left-handed men with a college degree earn 26% more than their right-hander counterparts. Is it wishful thinking, or can I be optimistic that my being...

Teaching?

After a long, crazy afternoon at work (I spent little time on personal matters, even during an official break I worked through) of trying to authorize priority cases handed to me by my bosses,...

DC Native?

Wow, I must really be turning into a DC native now… The Vice President’s motorcade whizzes by me during my commute (which happens pretty regularly at quarter-to-eight), and for the first time, I don’t...

Florida Beats George Mason

The Florida Gators snapped the winning streak of this year’s Cinderella, George Mason, by dominating with 3-point shots. They scored a 73-58 win. What’s great about this is many people at my work are...

Freaky Friday

UMWA gives its employees April 1st off as a holiday to celebrate the first 8-hour workday in the coal mines. So, I had an unconventional day off, where doing errands or hanging out would...

Pandora’s Radio Station

For those of you tired of iTunes, you should check out Pandora, an Internet radio station that purports to use the “genes” of individual songs to deliver you music that you like, not just...

I Saved Someone’s Life… Twice

On my commute into work today, I save a person’s life… twice! Okay, it was definitely once, but probably twice. A young lady stepped ahead of me, about five feet into the street while...