Thursday, February 23, 2006

The Search Ends? Day 106

Well looks like tomorrow I may be taking the blue pill. If I get the phone call I will have a job installing alarm systems and DirecTV for various and sundry residences and small businesses across the greater Bay Area.

Now that ride wasn't all that bad now was it?

106 days to find a job. Not a record, I'm sure, but a good enough go. I gave myself until June and then I was gonna commit self-murder. Luckily, that won't be happening...

So my spirits are high. Not too high I hope as I may go in for a drug test tomorrow. So I'm stoked!

My friend Dan Ryan whom I met during my stint with Heald College is leaving. I was running D&D games at his place for over 5 years, at the tune of one game a month (with some hiccups). He is leaving for bigger and better things. I will miss him. If you're reading this, Dan. Good Luck to you and your family.

Btw, I am known as King Ralph by Dan and his family because of an 'incident' at his house during a party he was hosting. I think that's all I need to say about that. Let your imagination fill in the details. The only other item I will mention is that of a well-constructed beer bong made of plexiglass, plastic and metal valve. The rest is history. (I understand a girl this past New Years beat my record, but I don't think you can call a girl Ralph can you?)

What else? Oh yes, the new commercials suck. Thank you.

What else? I am reading the newest translation of the Epic of Gilgamesh by Stephen Mitchell. Anyone give a shit? Didn't think so. I think my next blog entry will be my analysis of that First Epic of Literature. Really, it's the first comic book. It has superheroes and gods and goddesses. Ethical dilemmas. Frank Miller and Stan Lee would see where I'm coming from... John Layman wouldn't though...

Oh one last does work. Honest. No joke. Give it a whirl and see where you end up.

Just remember, there is ALWAYS a better job out there.

Wednesday, February 08, 2006

Synopsis Encapsulitis - Day 93

Well, I may have a job here soon. I won't go into details until next week when I know for sure. But it's in the same field: Computer repair/technician so I can't complain. The pay is a little less than before, but again, I can't complain. So I won't...
Got Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War the other day. Cool game. I always was into the tabletop game years ago and now that I can play it online, it just rocks. My friends and I get together about once a week and crank out a few bruising epic battles. I just got the expansion: Winter Assault yesterday and it's quite interesting. The Imperial Guard are quite a cool army but against Orks I discovered they were kinda weak. Maybe I need to adjust my gameplay against those greenskins.
My depression has been disappearing lately. I thought at first that it was because of the Super Bowl XL party I went to this past weekend, but, no, it was even before then. Maybe it was the nice warm weather we've had lately in California. I think that may be it. I guess next year, since this year's Super Bowl was XL, it'll be XXL? What will we do when Super Bowl 59 comes around? :-)
How about those Steelers?
Frankly... who cares?
I found the commercials this year to be lackluster. The Fed-Ex commercial and the Bud Light ones were the only ones I can recall actually. The rest were utter crapola. How about them Stones?? Frankly, who cares? So what if the censors cut off their mike for 'You make a dead man cum.' and 'COCK!' I'm glad Senor Jagger didn't change or skip the lyrics for those songs... or even change the venue. But I keep forgetting that I live in the Republican Theocratic Holdfast of America. You know, as opposed to the Islamic Theocratic Madrassah of Islamistan. Two sides of the same coin, eh?
Anyway, just wanted to keep in touch. Later.