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The whole universe at her command.
Pfft. Is that a warning or a promise?
"The conveyor belt was moving too fast! What else was I supposed to do?"
"Hey, is this the right way to the men's room?"
I promised Denise that I would come back after hours. I sure hope I remembered to disable the security cameras.
After all that chocolate, it was important to check my teeth.
Chillin' outside. It was a really nice day out.
Last Sunday, I went on a geek date. I have found happiness. Maybe for the next date we should go to a comic book convention.
Denise put forth the suggestion to go to ChocoBites: The History of Chocolate, presented at the Telus World of Science. That's where we learned all sorts of interesting factoids and information about chocolate, its preparation, and its varieties. And of course, we got to sample some. Twice.
And I also learned that the large hilly area outside of Telus World of Science is made possible through the magic of Styrofoam, which is evidently a legacy of Expo '86.
Monday, April 23, 2007
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Saturday, April 21, 2007
After reviewing my blogs, all of them, I have come to the realization that I've become incredibly negligent in my blog posts, outside of posting links to self-indulgent YouTube videos (next up: see how fast it takes me to solve TEN Rubik's Cubes!). Strangely enough, this coincides with me finding a new job. Hence, no posts in the entire month of March.
These past few months have reminded me of how incredibly fortunate I have been. After years upon years of struggling to find myself, I've managed, seemingly through no fault of my own (note the qualifying adverb "seemingly"), to find somewhat fulfilling employment (more on that later) and end up in a very fulfilling relationship with someone who actually "gets" me and supports me in the stuff I do and actually makes me feel good about myself.
About the job. It's been a matter of a fit, which I haven't exactly found even after 6 weeks on the job, for which I'm probably a lot more willing to let slide than I should (refer to blog post on 2007 New Year's Resolutions for more details), although my significant other (Hi, Denise!) agrees that my talents are best suited for a different type of environment. So, lo-and-behold, when I receive the "this-isn't-quite-working-out" speech, the following day, I receive a phone call from an HR manager from a company which employed me last Fall, recommending me for another position.
I interviewed today, and ka-ching, I get it. Sometimes stuff just falls into place.
Life is good. Not as good as some, but better than most. I'm not sure who I'm supposed to thank, though.