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The 500th Post!

This came quicker than I had expected but my day yesterday needs to be discussed. Yes, I'm discussing the Nor'easter of rain that hit town yesterday. This would have been alright but I had to go for the skill tests with that agency as you may remember. I took a taxi down but I couldn't call one for the ride back as the agency's phones had been knocked out by the storm. So I walked. It was only a little over a mile but, with the torrential rain and at times hurricane winds, it was way more of an adventure than I would have really liked. Why not get a bus you might ask? I can never find the bus stop in that section of the city and if I waited for a bus, I may have ended up being just as soaked anyway.

The tests themselves went pretty well. He was impressed with my skills using Word and Excel. My 22 WPM speed wasn't so impressive but, since I can get only 30 on a good day, sadly accurate. My readers know about my fine motor control and speed issues. If you don't, "Hi, nice to meet you!" This agency may work out better, we'll see...

I return home, soaked to the bone, to discover the cable was out. This means no internet and, most importantly, no phone as well as TV. (Ordinarily, TV sucks most of the time anyway but I just discovered the Red Sox actually did get their game in and it was apparently a good one. Argh!) I really wanted use of the phone as I wanted to bitch to my parents as that's what they're there for. Thankfully, they got my cousin's cell number from my aunt I guess and I was able to talk to them anyway. We got everything back again late this morning.

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