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20 Jun 02

are you there god? it’s me margaret

i woke up this morning and it was as though i hadn’t slept at all. i sleepwalked through my day, bumping into things and not thinking very clearly at all. it was an awful feeling; i hate it when my head is super cloudy like that. when i got home from work i had a 2.5 hour nap and felt somewhat awake again for the first time in a couple days – energyless, but awake all the same.

my day at work had some interestingness to it, if you’re a geek like me that is. i covered for a helpdesk guy for a while today while he went to a job interview and ended up spending time trying to configure a mac running os x to print to an lpr printer across campus. it didn’t work, but they gave us the wrong ip address, so i was pleased i figured out how to do it. i also had the pleasure of helping a girl reinstall windows on a computer that her dad broke for her. how nice.

robin and i came across a randomly placed mailbox in city park tonight. the obvious question is: why exactly is there a mailbox in the park? i don’t have an answer to this question, but it made us want to write letters and see if they get picked up. some possibilities:

  • dear santa. this year i want a pony, some masters of the universe action figures and some fireworks.
  • dear god, why do bad things happen to good people? also: can you grant me the ability to fly? thanks in advance.
  • dear homeless people, i am not trying to steal your thoughts. thank you.

half the fun of that would of course be watching whoever empties the mailbox read the letters, but i think that’s gonna be my new hobby all the same. if you have any suggestions for mail, feel free to leave them in the comments section. i’m such a comment whore – and an unsuccessful one at that.

robin also sent me some pictures he took at last night’s baseball game. here’s one of scott’s kids crawling all over me. aww.

currently spinning: andrew vincent – degrassi theme

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Pronunciation: 'ch&mp
Function: noun
Etymology: perhaps blend of chunk and lump
Date: 1883

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