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Archive for February, 2002

I am again a father!!!

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OOOOHOOHOHOOO!!!!!!!!! BEDEVERE: Oooohoohohooo! LAUNCELOT: No, no. ‘Aaaauugggh’, at the back of the throat. Aaauugh. BEDEVERE: N– no. No, no, no, no. ‘Oooooooh’, in surprise and alarm. LANCELOT: Oh, you mean sort of a ‘aaaah’! BEDEVERE: Yes, but I– aaaaaah! AAAAAAAAHHH!!!!!!!!! Panic, hyperventilate, panic, Panic, PANIC! Did I mention AAAAAAAAHHH!!!!!!!!!? Did I mention less than 24 hours? AAAAAAAAHHH!!!!!!!!!

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When you leave your car at the side of the road in Wisconsin, physician the state patrol will often place a bright orange sticker warning you that your vehicle needs to be moved or will be towed. Today I saw a car on its roof in the ditch with one of those stickers placed on the front tire. In other snow-related news, view our new neighbors started up their snowthrower   Read More ...

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I think our 4 year-old has a TV addiction. Generally, we try not to watch too much tv, and we really try not to watch TV before leaving for the day. But this morning, he asked if he could watch the Weather Channel. Now, he can’t read quite yet, and doesn’t really know geography either, so I’m not sure why he needed the forecast and current conditions. Anything for a   Read More ...

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I want to work for Wal-Mart. Actually, I just want to know how Wal-Mart’s POS system can set off an FBI alert. The man “purchased nine Valentine teddy bears, 20 inches tall, and 14 canisters of propane, 9 inches tall, small enough to fit inside the teddy bears. The man also bought 12 packets of BBs”. Must be some fuzzy logic Wal-Mart and the FBI have got running there.

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Wanna know what I live for? I live for replacing batteries in kids’ toys at 5:30 A.M.

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I’m getting really sick of people who couldn’t program their way out of a subroutine if they were given an return 0; or Exit Function to do it.

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Yesterday I drove all the way to our son’s school with a custard donut on the roof of the Jeep. I almost drove all the way to DePere with it there were it not for the frantic honking and waving by another parent behind me. I rescued the donut. This morning, I saw her husband and he asked me how my donut was. “Cold”, I replied. My wife was astonished   Read More ...

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In a follow up to Friday’s events, at least two other vehicles went off the road in the same spot as I did.

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Every morning, for sale when we pray with our son, we ask the Lord to put his angels around us to protect us and keep us safe. Today, my angels earned overtime. As I was already late for work this morning, I was driving faster than conditions should have allowed. I was passing a silver Pontiac(?) in the left lane, when I hit a patch of ice. At first I   Read More ...

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