The "village idiot award" and taxes

The good folk of Story, Ind., have spoken. Read all about it here. E-filed the Federal taxes today. Will send off the State tomorrow. The returns are spent anyway so… Did a Costco run today and was struck by the “culture of buying.” Actually I’ve been thinking about this off and on for about a week. How we buy just for the sake of it. It doesn’t matter if the items are needed or not. …

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Now we wait for the white smoke…

I stayed up to watch the funeral. I’m glad I did. Now we wait for the white smoke. Yesterday I helped break off a fight between 2 students… girls at that… little girls. It began as they were walking upstairs. Then one of them got the other down on the steps and just started pounding away. S and I got to them and pulled them apart… but they were still going. I fell on my …

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So, I found it!

My ICQ number… that is. Its like finding an old friend. I remember that I use to be on all the time. Its been years though. I’ve also started a countdown on smoking. Figured that it was about time to kill the habit/addiction. So… I’m down to 10 a day today. One less everyday and late-nite helpings of vineger to leech out the nicotine in the system… and I should be fine. Thought of the …

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Now the kids are NOT performing!

I was told this today after work. They couldn’t find “space” for the performance. All this after the following exchange. (See… “Lack of motivation… ” post for part 1 of this exchange) how might the agency/school have done more? I guess I was at a loss M,…and you are right, my “thought juices” are a lot “tapped” right now… I am really proud of the students, and perhaps we can re-present their act at the …

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And now they want to make it a 40th anniversary "Open House!"

I was just informed of this a few minutes ago. This is yet another “make us look good” gambit on the part of the agency. Suffice to say everyone around here is in the dark about it… and its only 2 days away! This is going to set in motion varying levels of chaos in an already chaotic arena. What does not allow them to put aside their hubris and just admit that they are …

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The Slug Weekend…

I was a total slug on Saturday. It was as if my body just decided to lay down and not get up. I also was watching the coverage on JP II on the tube. I do have to admit that I was moved. He ( and the Dalai Lama ) are personal heros of mine. The first half of Sunday was no better. Although by the afternoon I got into gear and finished cleaning out… …

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