December 7th, 2003

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Well Saturday I spent much of gathering addresses, printing envelopes, making prints, and writing. I now have stack of cards to mail Monday, and another half dozen or so blocked on information gathering.

Actually talked to my younger brother Brent on the phone, getting his address. He owns a chair in a tatoo parlor. Oh, and JudyG called. *bounce* Always much joyfun to chat with her.

That evening was the corporate holiday party. And to make everyone arrive on time, and stay thru the whole thing, it was held on a Argosy cruiser, out in the soud. It was ok, tho I didnt win anything at the raffle, even tho I had accumlated a HUGE pile of chips. (Everyone was given 2000 "dollars", and they had blackjack tables running, and every thousand "dollars" was worth another raffle ticket.

I spent some time chatting socially with some coworkers, and some good time socializing with my boss and his wife.

After we docked back up at midnight, instead of heading right home, I went to the Merc. julzerator and artvixn were both there. I was a fair bit more social than I was last time, and I made up for not having done the EC for a last few days by spending pretty much 3 hours out on the dance floor. One of the movies they put on the big screen was "Starship Troopers". What a crudy movie full of "pretty people". The evening started with a full house, with lots of eye candy. I actually met someone who had worked for my current employer, she had quit about a year ago. Lots of coupled (and coupling) pairs on the dance floor (of course, they all had arrived as couples, and left as couples).

After that, I came home, washed the smoke stink off, did some reading (while my cats took turns using me as a heated sleeping pad), and then noticed the sun rising.

I guess I will be spending Sunday morning, sleeping.
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There is a meme going around. What do you call?

1. A body of water, smaller than a river, contained within relatively narrow banks? Creek

2. The thing you push around the grocery store? Shopping cart

3. A metal container to carry a meal in? Lunch box

4. The thing that you cook bacon and eggs in? Frying pan

5. The piece of furniture that seats three people? Couch

6. The device on the outside of the house that carries rain off the roof? Gutter

7. The covered area outside a house where people sit in the evening? Porh (if it's connected to the house)

8. Carbonated, sweetened, non-alcoholic beverages? Soda

9. A flat, round breakfast food served with syrup? Pancake

10. A long sandwich designed to be a whole meal in itself? Sub

11. The piece of clothing worn by men at the beach? Swimsuit

12. Shoes worn for sports? Gym shoes

13. Putting a room in order? Cleaning

14. A flying insect that glows in the dark? Firefly

15. The little insect that curls up into a ball? Pillbug

16. The children's playground equipment where one kid sits on one side and goes up while the other sits on the other side and goes down? Teeter-totter

17. How do you eat your pizza? I pick it up with my fingers

18. What's it called when private citizens put up signs and sell their used stuff? Garage sale

19. What's the evening meal? Dinner

20. The thing under a house where the furnace and perhaps a rec room are? Basement

21. The thing you drink water out of in public places? Water fountain