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On the Saturday after Christmas, someone from Dish Network had to come out to replace our satellite receiver since we were having some technical difficulties. As an introvert, I always try to have a situation-appropriate joke ready when I need to interact with strangers. I was going to say to the Dish Network guy: “So, in your line of work I bet the last thing you want to deal with when you get home after a long day is doing the dishes!” Fortunately, the bad joke filter in my brain snagged this one before I said it out loud. So I stuck with regular small talk instead.
As predicted last Friday, everyone inour household was asleep when the proverbial ball dropped on NewYear’s Eve. So whoever it was who rang in the new year in Times Square on TV now that Dick Clark is dead (probably one of those young, famous people I've barely heard of), we're not sorry that we missed you.saint name generator to randomly select a patron saint for the year. I got St. Mary Magdalene de Pazzi. Interesting.
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Check out this photo I snapped while getting gas at a Murphy USA station a couple of months ago. I love the juxtaposition of the signs on top of the gas pump. Which sign should I have obeyed: the safety warning that urges me to leave my cell phone in the car, or the advertisement directly in front of it that tempts me to pull out my phone and scan the QR code? Out of curiosity I tweeted Murphy and asked whether I should leave my phone in the car or scan the QR code. I guess I should give them credit for their honesty. They tweeted back and told me to scan the QR code. Profit trumps safety, apparently.
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