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The Hits Keep Coming.

I've tried hard to blog about good things that I've gone on in my life lately but, frankly, it doesn't make good reading so let me tell you about The Elevator Incident. Thursday, after our internet and phone was fixed, we went out do do an errand and go to the local coffee place. This was the first time we had done that together by ourselves since my move up here. (I'd done it alone but my roommate/cousin is in a wheelchair so snow drifts had been an issue.) Everything was going well until we returned to the apartment building.

The elevator was broken. It didn't move. All it did was open and close the doors. Remember, one of us is in wheelchair. Our apartment is on the second floor. See the problem? Problem 2: it was after five in the evening. The answering service for the office was apparently in California. Our maintenance guy was on vacation or something so his replacement, though very friendly and helpful, was not as familiar with our building. (Would things have been different if the real guy was here? Probably not but I figured you'd want to know all the facts.) The elevator company had their answering machine off. The maintenance dude knew that his neighbor worked there, however, so a guy was soon on his way. Turns out a circuit breaker was stuck or something. All told we were down there about two hours. In that time I had to do my civic duty as a former Boy Scout and tell people the elevator was busted. I also helped an elderly couple carry their groceries to the third floor.

Oh, actually, I do have more positive news. Yesterday, I spent the snow storm burning CDs. My cousin had two albums I didn't have and I'm actually impressed with many of the samples that came with this computer so I stuck some of that on them as well.

Oh! And I almost forgot I finished a book! The Mephisto Club is the latest from my favorite Maine author Tess Gerritsen. At first this book seemed like a departure from the norm apparently adding a bit more science fiction to the mystery which is perfectly fine as far as I'm concerned but then it ended in typical fashion with a frankly mind blowing revelation. Again. it was one I should have figured out, mind you...

Star Wars Horoscope for Scorpio

You are a powerful character.
You tend to be possessive and lusty - which explains your greedy nature.
You feel threatened when people try to order you around or control you.
You are prone to suspicion and jealousy - but your resilience and passion get you what you want.

Star wars character you are most like: Han Solo


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