May 30, 2013
I am weary. Bone-tired. I get home from work, and all I want to do is lie down and take a nap. Eating is good, too, and I usually manage to do that, but I'll grab a couple hours of blissful slumber, get up, putter around until midnight, then go back to bed. The next day, I wake up and do it all over again. I suspect that's part of the problem: as of this past Monday, I've worked at the Duck U Bookstore for nine years. That's a long-ish time... it's the longest I've worked in any one place, times two-and-change. Oh sure, I worked in radio for eight years or so, but it was in two installments. If you're talking full-time employment, I ran a different bookstore for three years. So, yeah, long time in one place, looking at the same carpeting, the same ugly cream paint in my office, yadda.
I haven't really had any fun for a few months... oddly enough, it was work related, too. When I was last in Chicago, I had dinner at the Cheesecake Factory (as described at the start of this post), and looking back at it, I had a great time. Sure, I've had dinner with The Librarian a few times since then, and that's fun, but for FUN FUN, I have to go back to February. That's depressing.
I haven't even enjoyed Formula 1. Maybe you've noticed? Or maybe you don't, because it feels like nobody is reading the F1U!s anymore... and I'm pretty sure I don't blame you.
I'm shutting up now. Stuff tomorrow and over the weekend.
Posted by: RobertV at May 30, 2013 11:35 PM (izQGA)
I'm seriously thinking of packing up and moving to Hawaii.
I can say that I've been enjoying the F1 updates more than some of the actual races! ;p
Posted by: AvatarADV at May 31, 2013 01:50 AM (GJQTS)
(That and links. I wanna be on some blogrolls!)
Posted by: Mauser at May 31, 2013 02:31 AM (cZPoz)
Posted by: jon spencer at May 31, 2013 07:03 AM (RtbUg)
Posted by: Mitch H. at May 31, 2013 08:20 AM (jwKxK)
2. Sorry I didn't comment on the Monaco post. I've been kinda blah myself lately.
Posted by: Suburbanbanshee at May 31, 2013 03:31 PM (cvXSV)
@Mitch: Would you believe a F1 car weighs 1400 pounds with driver and fluids? So not even a ton, and not a whole lot of metal, either.
@SB: Big honkin' multivitamin every day; it alone gives me 70% of my Vitamin A, and at least 150% of the other three.
Posted by: Wonderduck at May 31, 2013 04:12 PM (lpH3d)
Have any thoughts on the Mercedes testing controversy? Or are you waiting to see what the FIA will say?
Posted by: flatdarkmars at May 31, 2013 06:57 PM (I55Es)
Posted by: Wonderduck at May 31, 2013 09:31 PM (lpH3d)
Sounds like it's definitely time to shake things up a little in Duckland though--all work and no play, and all that.
Posted by: Douglas Oosting at June 01, 2013 11:39 AM (vtGjZ)
Posted by: Robert Mitchell Jr. at June 01, 2013 10:27 PM (Omb+U)
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