Archive for October, 2008
I stopped this morning at Starbucks, as I always do, for my morning Grande decaf in a Venti cup. I chose to sit around for a moment before entering the ranks of the working world. But something happened…something so grandiose as to make me capture the screen (not many things do this). As I was connecting to the AT&T Wi-Fi in the cafe, I was taken to a new screen. “What is this? Where do I log in?” Imagine my expressions however as I read the below image stating that Wi-Fi was now free for all iPhone users…could it be? Is this real? Probably a small nominal difference to most people but certainly worth the blog. On one hand, people could be surely happy about this revelation. However, upon further thought, I realized…iPhone users are ALL on AT&T by default…and with that bit of stature comes the default account. Hmmm…don’t all AT&T account holders get free access to AT&T Wi-Fi connections anyways? What a let down!!
Have you ever wished you could just disappear? Like maybe just fall off the face of the earth for a few minutes? Well I have found the perfect place! It’s a wonderfully, magical place that blocks out cell phone reception, jams your GPS, and cloaks your very existence from the entire world. The car wash is the poor man’s camoflauge for disappearing into the night from the masses. For a solid 180 seconds, your thoughts are all yours to capture and ponder. Your mind if free to wander; you can imagine you’re running through a hill of daisies and the shine is shining on your back…really you can imagine you whatever you want. For 180 seconds, your life is completely yours!!
Seriously? They couldn’t come up with a better name for this stuff? Even though it’s available on your local corner drugstore shelf, I’m fairly certain I wouldn’t actually buy this stuff. I got this one free for my daughter; I think I’ll just make fun of it instead of actually using it.
On most evenings there seems to be a congregation of the minds in front of my house to discuss the day’s events, what’s coming up, and to ponder mystical yet useless knowledge. However tonight was slightly different in that not only did Corey have beer (as he usually does) but he also had a new beer bong. It was interesting to say the least but even more provocative to me is the fact that Corey is 33 years old; not 21, or 25, or even 28 maybe, but 33 years old. Maybe I’m out of touch with society but is it really standard for a 30-something or older to do beer bongs? I mean really…how old are we again??
“Can I call you Joe”? That statement was uttered amidst the short range handshake as the gauntlet came down.
There’s alot to be said about a person who looks you in the eye as they discuss such personal topics as national economy, healthcare reform, and foreign policies. Sarah Palin stood confident and poised at her debating soapbox, staring into the eyes of all Americans watching; while Senator Biden chose to cast his stares on the likes of the commentator and his strategically inked replies. There’s alot to be said about a person who looks you in the eye.