2006
02.09

When you are no longer on this earth, how will you be remembered? A name on a tombstone, a photograph in an old family album, or perhaps your footprints on the Hollywood Walk of Fame?

If I had my choice, I would be remembered as one of the great writers of the twenty-first century. Not that I consider myself that talented, but let’s be idealistic.

In order to achieve this goal, I must actually write. Due to my self-imposed unemployment, I’ve found myself in a depressive state and unable to concentrate on what I had intended to do with my free time. However, I’m pleased to report that I finished the first chapter of my first novel. And…

I started my new job Monday. Let’s just see how this raises my spirits.


2006
01.28

Million Little PiecesI remember when this book was first released in 2003. I worked at Borders in the inventory department. We received a single copy.

The publisher tried to promote it by giving each major bookstore a free copy for employees to read and hand sell the book. Apparently that didn’t work, so they went after a much coveted marketing scheme: Oprah.

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2006
01.12

Aggravations

Since I am currently enjoying a life of leisure, or rather, trying to not go stir crazy being home all the time, I have little to focus on other than the petty annoyances of everyday life. I thought it would be fun to list a few. Feel free to add a few of your own.

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