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#055: The return of the mad hatter

March 25th, 2009 Comments Off on #055: The return of the mad hatter

Currently listening to: some trumpet major practicing études After a record 11 days of not blogging, I am back in the blogosphere, having been driven sufficiently mad by the past week-and-a-bit’s onslaught of papers/schoolwork and elections and work and well, life in general. It never ceases to amaze me how tiring just…being awake…can be. Suffice […]

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#048: Of charlatans and fools

February 2nd, 2009 2 Comments

Currently listening to: “The Great Wall of China” – Billy Joel I think self-help authors are an absolute crock of rubbish. No, that’s not entirely true. To be precise, I think self-help authors who portray themselves as faith healers while invoking some sort of power from some sort of imaginary god figure are completely deluded […]

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#034: Too adorable.

December 20th, 2008 2 Comments

Currently listening to: “Lying in the Dark” – Pushing Daisies OST Since the end of semester, between my two jobs, I’ve been practically working full-time. At Indigo, getting trained to do cashier work has provided me with ample opportunities for witnessing chortle-worthy events, resulted in me dealing with potentially aggravating customers, and despite all the […]

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#029: In The Night Garden…creepy shiznit!

November 30th, 2008 5 Comments

Currently listening to: “Maurice au bistro” – Les Cowboys Fringants So most of you know that I work at Indigo. Work is always delightful; usually, it’s a complete laugh, and the books we get in are moderately decent, for the most part. Except on rare occasions. The other day at work, I was shelving a […]

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#027: Multiple orders of business!

November 19th, 2008 1 Comment

Currently listening to: “Foux de Fafa” – Flight of the Conchords hello, I am Mary, hear me ramble. Order of Business Numero UNO: HEY JAYNE, I HEAR YA. The first thing you learn in Arts One is that you can’t write. Not even for change, baby. Not even Plato can save you. You’re in the […]

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