They offered me a higher position at work. I asked How much money are you
going to give me? They said, None. I laughed in their face and turned
down the position. So I am still a lowly peon at the factory.
Adric the guinea pig was sick for a couple of days. But he seems to be okay
now. He is getting older, and he never really bounced all the way back from
his illness last year. It saddens me to think that he will probably die
sooner, rather than later.
Holidays just aren't a good time for us vegetarian types. Walking through
the grocery store the other day, I noticed, in the frozen food aisle they had just piled
up the dead turkeys in the bottom of the frige. Just think, each one of
those bodies had been a unique being, who had lived a short and
Someone stole one of my hub caps. A while ago, someone had stolen the
Honda emblem off my hood. I suppose if I live here long enough, my whole
car will get stolen, bit by bit. Grr. And that grr is said with violent
Oh, and side note. I am now driving illegally. I managed to go and get
my registration revoked. It's a red tape matter which will probably cost
me 50$ in the end.
Grr, some more.
I'm doing pretty okay in the writing department. I haven't written here
every day, but I have written Somewhere every day. So that is good.
Unfortunately, not so great in the other creative departments. I have been
surfing the web design sites, and I am so jealous I can taste it. People
put up great designs every week, beautiful and different and with exciting
DHTML or Flash twists.
Arg. Where do they find the time, I ask myself. Where do they find the
inspiration? I think, Man, if I only had such and such software package,
I could do these things too. I could spend a fortune on the software
I want, but would that really improve things around here?
And you know, I really do believe that the lack of excellent software is
holding me back, creatively. But this is no reason to give up. I can keep