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Me and my life

Applied for my old job last week

Sounds odd, and it feels odd, too. I did­n’t apply for my old job, exact­ly. I applied for a job that sounds exact­ly like my old job when I applied for it. I dropped off my cov­er let­ter and resume to Creighton Uni­ver­si­ty for a job as an Instruc­tion­al Design­er with their Infor­ma­tion Tech­nol­o­gy group, […]

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Culture

Under the Tuscan Sun

A sur­pris­ing­ly delight­ful movie, Under the Tus­can Sun. I’ve had a thing for Diane Lane since see­ing her in Jack, on some air­plane trip. But then I saw half of her crit­i­cal­ly acclaimed per­for­mance in Unfaith­ful and could­n’t real­ly stand her. Not sure why. And it turned me off of her. I kept think­ing that […]

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Culture

Something’s Gotta Give

We rent­ed Some­thing’s Got­ta Give a cou­ple of weeks back, with very low expec­ta­tions. For some rea­son, all through Oscar Sea­son, nei­ther Tiffany nor I could get up the inter­est to watch it. Anoth­er Jack show. Diane Keaton nev­er has rung my bell. Aman­da Peet real­ly does­n’t do any­thing for me. Sure, lots of folks […]

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Other

Global ID Card Contest

Alas, the con­test is over, but it looks like it would have been cool to enter. The win­ners have been announced and can be seen here. While I under­stand and enjoy the win­ner (very Tufte-like) my per­son­al favorite was the sec­ond hon­or­able men­tion (ID Mag­a­zine’s site is real­ly crap­py, so I have post­ed the entry […]