Archive for October 1st, 2006

Vegetarian gumbo

Sunday, October 1st, 2006

My father once told me about a military training exercise that took place for a month in Egypt. The only available food was early generation MREs. Everyone lost weight except for the cajuns – who all put on 10-15 pounds. Their secret was combining their MREs into a communal pot, add the seasonings they brought […]

workplace culture

Sunday, October 1st, 2006

Caveat lector – this is not a fully formed thought, I’m just trying to get some ideas down. I worked with a guy (not a friend) who was obsessed by workplace culture. As near as I could tell, he came from an environment with an entirely different culture and didn’t care for the one we […]

for the record, Kip Hawley is an idiot

Sunday, October 1st, 2006

I missed this when it came out last week, but apparently, a gentleman named Ryan Bird was detained at the airport last week for writing “Kip Hawley is an idiot” on his plastic baggie filled with toiletries. Apparently, the security trolls highly educated and diligent TSA employees took the statement to be a threat or […]