Archive for June, 2008

If this is the calm before the storm…

Friday, June 13th, 2008

My, how plans change. One minute we’re on course with everything (relatively) laid out in an orderly fashion and the next we’re scrambling to catch our bearings after the floor drops out. While I’ll be the first to admit the failure of a mixed metaphor, there seemingly can be a time and place for such transgressions. Swearing under your breath as one more thing goes south is a common occurrence for me now.

It’s not that things a bad, per se, but I think I could do without all of the drama.

We’re moving to Baltimore. Oh, wait, now we’re moving to Chicago. This is my shining example, the most dramatic of a long list that I dare not commit to “paper”. After what seemed to be a very long ordeal for Bethany to apply to and accept a grad program, we had settled on MICA in Baltimore. The program was perfect, run by a very well respected designer who’s admirations came from both university and professional sources. We had also come to grips with the idea of Baltimore. While it wasn’t our highest choice in cities, we had come to build a short but potent list of pluses.

(414) 000-0000

Wednesday, June 4th, 2008
(414) 000-0000

(414) 000-0000,
originally uploaded by acidmaple.

The iPhone is a strange device, but I’ve never had a oddity like this one before. I’m guessing that AT&T was having some routing problems. The voicemail was to confirm a medical appointment for someone I don’t even remotely know.

There are times I want to take pictures of the iPhone but I only have the iPhone with me to take pictures with… Luckily, I had the Kodak with me that day.

(btw. this post may seem random, and it is. I’m just playing around with Flickr’s “Blog this photo” feature…)