Jim Huggins (jkhuggins) wrote,
Jim Huggins

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Andy Rooney Mode

A bunch of random thoughts with no particular connection:

  • Sign seen at a movie theater over the holidays: "No children under 6 admitted to R-rated movies after 6pm."  Excuse me?  Who in their right minds takes a five-year-old to an R-rated movie?

  • Happiness is sitting on the couch watching football and having your son come over and crawl onto your lap and snuggle in with you as you watch.  (At least for a few minutes.)

  • Really, really enjoying using my new Palm.  The calendaring function is almost worth the price of the whole thing.  Being able to read the Bible while walking down the tunnel at work, and playing Solitare at random moments of five-minute breakishness is cool, too.

  • Still not getting ahead of the game at work.  Just when I think I've got a clue, something else happens to put me behind.

  • Clara lost her first tooth on Friday night.  Awww....

  • Almost caught up on Battlestar Galactica.  Almost ...

  • Pray for us now, and at the hour of our need.  Which, for us, is tomorrow night, as Jane pulls an all-nighter to get her grant applications done and submitted by 7am Tuesday ...

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  • Perseverance

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  • I miss harmony.

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