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To: Meghan [24 Feb 2010|02:07pm]
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[19 Feb 2010|11:37pm]
I'm sick of being angry and sad all the time. I'm sick of feeling bad about this shit.
2 got lost in the ether

[16 Feb 2010|09:17pm]
I really don't have shit to say today.
I feel lik e a giant asshole, and want a cigarette so fucking bad.
I'm gonna try and ge tup at a reasonable hour tomorrow morning, and go for a run.
Lets see how well that works out for me though.
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[04 Feb 2010|04:54am]
Ughhhh store meeting at 6:30. Till like 8.
Then work from 3-11.
Then off on Friday.
But no downtime, regardless.
I feel oddly cocky.

[25 Jan 2010|04:28am]
I wish last.fm worked with the Zune media player, because I like it better than WMP and iTunes.
I also use it because of my Zune. And because its pretty.

I started writing again today.
I started running again yesterday.
My stomach hurts. I should probably sleep.
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[15 Jan 2010|02:18am]
No Doubt never applied so well.
Except about friendships, not about relationships.

I dunno. I treated one of my best friends like shit.
Repeatedly. Didn't try hard enough to keep in contact, etc. Didn't make enough time. That sort of thing. Kept saying shit would get better.

Just kinda not trying to get back in touch is the best thing to do for now right?
I've got no friends here, really. Brad, and Isaac (a coworker who I've started hanging out with recently), and thats really it.
I wish I was better at meeting people, or keeping in touch. I'm a little amazed at how easily others do it.
I mean-- Colin makes friends so much more easily than I do.

I also have seen nothing thus far that makes me not want to be disgusted with the Scott Pilgrim movie.
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[21 Dec 2009|02:57am]
Fuck all this shit.

Sailor Moon = Awesome. [13 Dec 2009|11:31pm]
Even if you have no idea who I am, I can promise that you will enjoy this.

[04 Dec 2009|01:30pm]
I'm butter on a summer day
When she's around
I was on the tracks
When the gate came down
Suddenly I recognized
Those bloodshot rearview mirror eyes as mine

I heard that whistle call my name
I almost drove away
But Megan I had a feeling that you would be on that train
So I just waited there for you

Caught a ride to another town
Where the air was clean
And the sun never goes down
Everyone was standing in a line
Between the landing and the stairs

I heard somebody call my name
I almost climbed the stairs
But Megan I had a feeling that someday you'd meet me there
So I just waited there for you

Butter on a summer day
When I hear that name
It's a dream that never came true
Sat down on the tracks
And waited for a train to take me back to you

Somebody came and took my hand
I finally had to go
But Megan I just want you to know
That I waited as long as I could

Butter on a summer day when she's around
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[23 Jun 2009|01:27am]
From Reddit

xkcd 1049 points 1 month ago* [-]
If L is the length of the snake and T is the thickness of its body wall, and the snake swallows up to length S, the snake's growing diameter is given by R=2T(1+int(L/(L-S))).
Since the horizontal diameter of the snake-donut (measured out to the snake's axis) can't get smaller than the width of the snake, S is constrained such that 2T(1+int(L/(L-S))) is less than (L-S)/pi.
Say the snake in the picture is 1m long and has a 1cm body wall thickness. This means it can't swallow more than 74 cm of its tail before it closes up completely. At this point it will have swallowed its own tail nearly four times.
If you forgot to impose the length restriction, you'd find that the snake would contract in width but grow in vertical thickness, so you'd have the snake donut rising out of the horizontal plane toward infinity while contracting its diameter. However, this relaxed constraint means that opposite points in the snake donut that are both in the horizontal plane would start overlapping themselves, so the whole thing would remain as a sphere with a particular maximum radius. Though it's fairly straightforward, I'm not going to work out the volume of the resulting sphere -- because honestly I've had it with this motherfucking snake on this motherfucking plane.

[20 Jun 2009|08:44pm]

'Nuff said.
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[04 Jun 2009|02:30am]
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[04 May 2009|07:23pm]
(7:16:58 PM) Drew: hang up your dorm phone
(7:17:39 PM) Colin Bartlett: I did
(7:21:12 PM) Drew: double check.
(7:21:34 PM) Drew: because it called me back
(7:21:34 PM) Colin Bartlett: it's ringing
(7:21:37 PM) Drew: SJISJ
(7:21:38 PM) Colin Bartlett: or it rang, once
(7:21:43 PM) Drew: *shush
(7:21:51 PM) Drew: well when i got off the phone with you
(7:21:56 PM) Drew: i answered another call
(7:22:00 PM) Drew: and then it rang when i ended that
(7:22:06 PM) Drew: and i could hear you talking.
(7:22:09 PM) Colin Bartlett: oh, I didn't hang up right away or anything
(7:22:14 PM) Drew: ...
(7:22:16 PM) Drew: h8
(7:22:26 PM) Colin Bartlett: I hve things to do!
(7:22:29 PM) Colin Bartlett: like nap
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[13 Feb 2009|01:10am]

the "me" in this is Colin.

me:  what on earth is that purple stuff?
 Kyle:  cornstarch
 me:  what is it in?
 Kyle:  a speaker
 me:  excellent!
I will have pet corn starch in their own big speaker habitats posted as sentries on either side of my door to my dream home
 Kyle:  the cornstarch will no doubt dance to the songs of the Indigo Girls
 me:  I listened to every indigo girls CD there is the other day
and then watched three year's worth of Lilith Fairs on Youtube
and then listened to some Paula Cole
I think I may be pregnant now
 Kyle:  I can't believe I dated a lesbian
 me:  I told jake that I did this, and he became concerned for me
 Kyle:  it is kind of messed up
 me:  well it's not like I sat in front of my computer in a dakrened room, rolled up in my blanket while I listened, crying, over the crinkle of empty luna bar wrappers
 Kyle:  I'm not convinced you didn't
 me:  I was doing things, and it was good Being Industrious music
 Kyle:  and good industrious years-of-lilith-fair-watching
 me:  well, I only watched a few of those in front of the computer
the rest I cranked up and listened to while cleaning
 Kyle:  doesn't change the fact that you're a total lesbo

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[24 Nov 2008|01:13am]
"I thought what I'd do was, I'd pretend I was one of those deaf-mutes. That way I wouldn't have to have any goddam stupid useless conversation with anybody."

I'm on the verge of total dissociation.
I need a few days, I think.

[16 Oct 2008|03:32am]
something big is coming.
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[12 Oct 2008|01:39am]
things are going quite well in some respects.
and poorly in others.

I shaved my head today.
Well, Kris did it. Before work.

happy gibberish post [02 Oct 2008|12:46am]
[ mood | happy ]

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[14 Sep 2008|02:04am]
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[18 Aug 2008|10:48pm]

1) Copy this list into your blog or journal, including these instructions.
2) Bold all the items you’ve eaten.
3) Cross out any items that you would never consider eating.
4) Optional extra: Post a comment here at www.verygoodtaste.co.uk linking to your results.

The VGT Omnivore’s Hundred:

1. Venison
2. Nettle tea
3. Huevos rancheros
4. Steak tartare
5. Crocodile
6. Black pudding
7. Cheese fondue

8. Carp
9. Borscht
10. Baba ghanoush

11. Calamari
12. Pho
13. PB&J sandwich with bananas, minus jelly.
14. Aloo gobi
15. Hot dog from a street cart
16. Epoisses
17. Black truffle
18. Fruit wine made from something other than grapes

19. Steamed pork buns
20. Pistachio ice cream
21. Heirloom tomatoes
22. Fresh wild berries
23. Foie gras
24. Rice and beans

25. Brawn, or head cheese
26. Raw Scotch Bonnet pepper
27. Dulce de leche
28. Oysters
29. Baklava
30. Bagna cauda
31. Wasabi peas
32. Clam chowder
33. Salted lassi
34. SauerkrauT
35. Root beer float
36. Cognac with a fat cigar
37. Clotted cream tea
38. Vodka jelly/Jell-O
39. Gumbo
40. Oxtail
41. Curried goat
42. Whole insects
43. Phaal - Amazingly hot curry.
44. Goat’s milk
45. Malt whisky
46. Fugu
47. Chicken tikka masala
48. Eel Eel Salad.
49. Krispy Kreme
50. Sea urchin
51. Prickly pear
52. Umeboshi
53. Abalone
54. Paneer
55. McDonald’s Big Mac Meal
56. Spaetzle
57. Dirty gin martini
58. Beer above 8% ABV
59. Poutine
60. Carob chips
61. S’mores
62. Sweetbreads
63. Kaolin
64. Currywurst
65. Durian
66. Frogs’ legs
67. Beignets, churros, elephant ears or funnel cake
68. Haggis
69. Fried plantain
70. Chitterlings, or andouillette
71. Gazpacho
72. Caviar and blini
73. Louche absinthe
74. Gjetost, or brunost - Brown Norwegian goat cheese
75. Roadkill
76. Baijiu
78. Snail
79. Lapsang souchong
80. Bellini
81. Tom yum
82. Eggs Benedict
83. Pocky
84. Tasting menu at a three-Michelin-star restaurant.
85. Kobe beef
86. Hare

87. Goulash
88. Flowers In a soda! And maybe in salad.
89. Horse
90. Criollo chocolate
91. Spam
92. Soft shell crab
93. Rose harissa
94. Catfish

95. Mole poblano
96. Bagel and lox
97. Lobster Thermidor
98. Polenta
99. Jamaican Blue Mountain coffee

100. Snake

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