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Google Life

My life according to Google
Type in the following and choose from the first page.

1: Type in "[your name] needs" in the Google search:
-Josh needs support to learn how to express his anger appropriately.

2: Type in "[your name] looks like" in Google search:
-Josh looks like he's picking his nose.

3: Type in "[your name] does" in Google search:
-What Josh does when he's supposed to be sleeping. (!)

4: Type in "[your name] hates" in Google search:
-Josh hates you all equally.

5: Type in "[your name] goes" or "..has gone" in Google search:
-Josh goes for his first HIV test.

6: Type in "[your name] loves" in Google search:
-Josh loves Unicorns!

7: Type in "[your name] eats" in Google search:
-Josh eats a teabag.

8: Type in"[your name] has" in Google search:
-Does anyone know if Josh has a girlfriend?

9:Type in "[your name] died" in Google search:
-Josh died laughing.

10. Type in "[your name] …

The Conference And The College

This past weekend, I went up with a group from my church and my parents to the Maine Conference UCC's Annual Meeting up at the University of Maine at Farmington. Overall, it was a good meeting. In the past, I'd would go to this with my parents and get "I changed your diapers when you were a baby." Thank God no one said that exact phrase to me this time but I did see people hadn't seen me in years. This year was good because there were an equal number of people who knew me as I am now from the seminary so this was great.

Friday night, my father and I thought it would be a good a idea to go grab a beer somewhere. We couldn't find a bar anywhere. In a college town. Do you see the irony here? Here's some more: according to a professor of the school I met, UMF is 75% women and their mascot is the "Beavers."

The major issue of the weekend was a vote on a resolution to authorize one of our commissions to "discern" on the conference becoming O…

Mash Game

I will marry Jennie Garth.

After a wild honeymoon, We will settle down in Maine in our fabulous House.

We will have 13 kid(s) together.

Our family will zoom around in a Green Batmobile.

I will spend my days as a Pharmacist, and live happily ever after.

No Cost For Awesomeness?

Yesterday because our apartment was being fumigated, I was downtown a lot. After work and lunch, I went the local bookstore and they finally agreed to put the copy I left on the shelf and then we'll see how that goes! I've alerted my friends in town so it should go well. Now if Borders agrees to a similar deal, I'll be all set...

After that I went to see Kung Fu Panda with Jack Black, Dustin Hoffman, Angelina Jolie and Jackie Chan to name a few. While the movie wasn't "Shrek funny," it still had me laughing pretty hard in places. There was this girl about 4 or 5 years old you was laughing hysterically during most of the film...

Last night was my church's pot luck and Annual Meeting which meant no dance group and no money for me but I did get dinner. For the most part, the meeting was straightforward until the end when we discussed the new capital campaign and whether to allow alcohol in the church. The former issue was settled fairly well (The goal amount…

Mood: Kind Of Irked.

For a couple weeks now I've been editing my free author webpage provided by my publisher. I was kind of irritated to have to edit HTML but I did it. Recently, I thought there must be an easier way to do this. I discover in the help section that there's a web editor function! Yay, right? Wrong. I can't see the damn buttons that they say are there. I read the help section again and down at the bottom of the page it says that you must have IE 6 and that IE 7, which I had, can't see it. It doesn't mention any other browsers so I download Firefox 2 and try that. Not surprisingly in hindsight, this doesn't read it either but I love the spell-as-you-go function so I'll keep it around while I sulk...

In cheerier news, as I mentioned on Twitter, I finished reading Buried by Robin Merrow MacCready. (I borrowed the copy I had given to my mother.) Overall, I liked it. The mystery of what happened to Claudine's alcoholic mother seemed fairly obvious to me halfway thr…

Book, CD, But No Movie

Recently, I finished an "autobiography" of sorts. I read John DeLancie's I,Q, written with Peter David. To me, it was as if Dave Barry wrote a Star Trek book. This was easily the funniest book of the genre I have ever read and I enjoyed it immensely.

On Thursday, I went out to one of the few nearby towns on the busline to a job interview. Because the street, I was told to get off at wasn't clearly marked, I missed my stop and took a tour of the town. But the interview itself was fairly laid back and we spend awhile discussing my book. (They wanted me to know they already ordered a copy.) The director mentioned she thought she'd read a review somewhere either in the big city paper or one of the local weeklies. I was flabbergasted but I think now she was mistaken. (Sidenote: one of the weekly publications she thought she might have seen it in not-so-coincidently told me today they haven't but want to!)

Due to some shit that went down after I came home from the i…

Out Of My Crystal Skull

We went to the Old Port Festival yesterday. The weather was infinitely better than the year before. Sadly, this meant it was way more crowded. I got in line for pizza and, apparently, because the line was so long, my aunt got worried so went to go looking for me! (She is my father's sister...)

We got tired of crowds so we went to the movies and saw Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. I thought it was really good. If you've seen the other movies, and I keep encountering more and more people who haven't, the formula is fairly intact despite the later date (1957) but it had some new twists. Cate Blanchett played a Soviet scientist from the Ukraine and I freely admit it gave me some character ideas...I must comment on one thing: in the previous films, the fedora was glued, stapled, whatever to Ford's head. The hat blew around the ground to great effect on more than one occasion which I think is kind of cool. And finally, my only real nitpick per se is tha…