Factoid: In 2010 Americans expended 250 million tons of trash. 93.2 percent consisted of the Solo 2 oz Plastic Souffle Cup.
I often wonder what it would be like to explain certain aspects of my existence to an isolated indigenous person who was totally unaware of the modern world. I have the feeling that even mundane things like money, banks, interest rates, and mortgage-backed securities with post-load risk factors (fully assumable) would be hard to communicate with hand gestures. (Aside from the obvious one, I mean. I have a feeling they could pick that one up pretty quick.)
“You see, Ndugu, this is what we call a storage unit.”
“Meester Tom, what is this place? It is quite strange. I feel we should not be here.”
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This A-Z Blogging Challenge is kicking my ass. Once again I find myself sitting at the computer, facing a blank page, and I got nothing. So hang on for yet another dose of what I like to call Blog Improv. Yes, another quality post brought to you in nine minutes or less. That’s my commitment to you.
Seemingly never satisfied, I’m also taking the blogging challenge to a whole new level. I’m inventing something called the “AA to ZZ Blogging Challenge.” This challenge lasts 676 days long. It’s just as simple as the A-Z challenge – but lasts just a bit longer. Only this time, you start with AA and work your way through all possible two-letter combinations. AA, AB, AC, and so on, all the way to ZZ!
Who’s with me??? 🙂
These last few years since I started blogging I’ve found myself feeling a bit poorly, under the weather, and even a skosh less than fully optimistic. Hard to believe, I know. I try really hard to silently carry that burden with my own quiet dignity.
So yesterday I went to the doctor. Alas, I was hit with some very bad news!!!
Doctor: “I’m afraid I’ve got some very bad news. Your test results have been confirmed. There can be no mistake.”
Me (crying): “Oh my God! What have I got?”
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