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|1 day 6 hours ago||Horsehead in the bed||
Horse head in the bed
Personally I'd hire a hacker to harass them. Maybe I've been watching too much Mr. Robot.
|2 days 6 hours ago||I like||
I like this Old House when they are actually doing work and not looking at the kitchen designs of the wallpaper choice. Bob Viila had a show after TOH that I liked. I like any Holmes show. Hate the hell out of the yard crashers, kitchen crashers. I want to see how it's done.
|2 days 9 hours ago||I once worked at||
I once worked at the Black Elks Lodge in A2. Nice folks. http://www.annarbor.com/entertainment/elks-lodge-social/
Sure as hell beat working at public housing in A2
|2 days 9 hours ago||The house is on Spring Street||
The house is on Spring Street. Was a bad part of town when I was a kid, now pretty much gentrified.
|2 days 9 hours ago||I need||
I need more skin on Flip of Flop and I'm not talking Tarek.
|2 days 11 hours ago||Can't read, can't write||
Can't read, can't write
Smoke green, snort white!
Also the admission test for MSU is to see if you can successfully fog glass.
|2 days 11 hours ago||Generic insult||
I could have been your Dad if I'd beaten that bulldog across the street.
|3 days 11 hours ago||Three||
Regret not learning to ice skate as a child
Regret not sleeping with more women when I was young - I tried but was ineffective - after being married 25+ years this really stings
Regret getting to be a fat bastard
|4 days 7 hours ago||This one was owned||
This company was owned by a christian zealot. They wanted to save money by letting us go before the Christmas holidays and not having to pay holiday time. He later went on to start a christian law school. Of course this company gave birth to the Dave Brandon phenomena
|4 days 8 hours ago||Some pictures||
Some pictures are best left in our memories. I do not want to see the 50ish women of my past and I sure as hell don't want them seeing me!
|4 days 8 hours ago||Most of my regrets||
Most of my regrets are things I never tried, not things I did and failed.
I once hired a CPA to be a consultant. He spent the first few years out of high school as a musician. He finally decided that making a living mattered as he was tired of being a starving artist. It was cool to see our CPA consultant headed to a client engagement with a rollerbag and guitar case.
The order does not matter but I think it's important to pursue your love, even if on the side.
A cold turkey switch like you have done take some serious guts.
|4 days 8 hours ago||Yes||
Had a similar GF before I ment my wife. Good learning experience, no regrets, except maybe her kinky sexual desires, hmm let me rethink that.....
|4 days 8 hours ago||Does her accent||
Does her accent still want you to shag baby?
|4 days 8 hours ago||I disagree||
I disagree, changing jobs can improve your domestic life. I had a sales job with extreme pressure (much of it self applied). I'd come home and be physically sick. I know when the job is going well I'm happier and life is better.
I started a side business on eBay just for fun, did not really need the money but like the challenge. I'd see if you can find something that is better or try something on the side that is fun and fulfilling. hard to do with time pressure I know.
I also find making things with my hands helps with a sense of accomplishment when my job is mostly words and paper. So I do a lot of DIY projects furniture and such for a visible sense of accomplishment.
|4 days 9 hours ago||I am an old fat bastard||
I am an old fat bastard and have worked for several companies. The advice I give is to choose the company based upon it's culture. Your job will change, your boss will change, but it the company and it's underlying culture is often a constant. Is this a great place to work? The last time I made a decision I choose culture over money/position and am thrilled 15 years later with that decision.
It's not the same decision my 20/30 year old self would have made.
|4 days 9 hours ago||I did not know you could get pigeon-holed in engineering||
I did not know you could get pigeon-holed in engineering. I'm in software and many of my technical teammates come from all kinds of engineering backgrounds - mechanical, electrical, aerospace - I don't know crap about nuclear, but people with technical skills and aptitude usually can move to something different - but it may take a step back or sideways first.
|4 days 9 hours ago||Corporate accounting or non-profit||
Once you get to corporate/non profit accounting and out of the CPA/Consulting gig accounting your life will be enjoyable. My wife has a masters in finance and skipped the whole CPA thing and it seemed to be a much better path in terms of fun. Working with a CPA firm seems to me like being on the low rungs of a law firm - it will get better!
You might want to consider working for a non-profit or something else that might feed your altruistic side.
|4 days 9 hours ago||A second||
I had to take Calc 112 to get into undergrad B-school in the 80's. Remember walking out of the midterm knowing I had failed horribly. Went to get my test results and the Prof says he can't find my test. Since it somehow got lost he let me retake a different but similar test. Since I basically knew what was going to be on the test I was well prepared and aced the test.
Passed the class and got into what became Ross. Someone was looking out for me because if I fail that test I doubt I get into B-school and it sets off a whole bunch of domino's.
|4 days 9 hours ago||Getting fired/laid off||
Got wacked from my a few days before Christmas as an middle manager for a large name company. Had a two month old at home. Spent a six months looking for that right job, got it then was fired 3 months later - long story.
Anyway out of desperation jumped back into sales - I had been in management and consulting for 6 years - and then tripled my income in the first year. Got recognition trips to Africa, Bali, Hawaii and elsewhere.
Don't love sales/sales management as a career but it's something I am good at. My wife was able to spend time with the kids and I have a pretty secure financial situation after nearly 20 years in high tech sales.
It's funny everytime I have been laid off or fired it seems like the worst thing ever at that moment in time - but each time it has led to something better.
|5 days 6 hours ago||Yes!||
|5 days 6 hours ago||'55 TBird with 6 volt||
'55 TBird with 6 volt. Positive ground for some unknow reason. Would barely start until I converted it to 12 volt.
|5 days 7 hours ago||My favorite||
My favorite add on was hood ornaments. Big assed bulldogs and such. Nothing that ever lit up or made noise though.
All praise to JC Whitney
|5 days 7 hours ago||Small job||
I had a Lotus Eclat, quirky looking, with a vacuum headlight system. So when all is well your headlights are held in place by vacuum from the engine. When you pull the headlight switch it opens the vacuum and the lights pop up and turn on. The lights are designed to fail in the up position so they are spring loaded. I bought the car with the system not working. The lights would stay down when the car was running but when you stopped they popped up. Also if you really got on the gas you could get the headlights to start to rise - just like old cars with vacuum driver wipers - get on the gas and your wipers stop.
Anyway I did not have a vacuum tester so I started replacing parts. One headlight retractor (a canister with a rubber diaphragm inside) was rusted and leaking - after a new one arrived from the UK I thought it was fixed, but after 15 minutes parked the car would slowly blink, one headlight then the other would rise out of the hood. Could not find the leak going through each segment of hose looking for leaks until I bought a cheap vacuum tester and found the switch had a slight leak. New switch from the UK and finally fixed. Much frustration for a small problem.
Not the prettiest Lotus to start with but really stupid looking with the lights up.
|5 days 7 hours ago||Not close but||
When I was about that age, long before cell phones - early 70's - I took a baby blue house phone and mounted it to my dash - rotary no less - and hooked it to a tape player in the glove box. Pick that handset up and you would get dial tone. This was when all you could get was a super expensive radio phone. Confused a few people as how I could have a phone in my crappy truck.
|5 days 7 hours ago||My brother||
My brother once duct taped beneath the rust holes and rolled on a new coat of Rust-Oleum paint, yes, with a roller. Really old truck. It passed the eye test from about 20 yards. Worst is this that the not the first Rust-Oleum paid job I've seen. A buddy did another brush on job that was not too bad on a late 60's TBird. Ahh, the 1970's and the age of rust...
|5 days 7 hours ago||Not sure if /s||
Not sure if /s. My wife's 2014 CRV just had a new trans at 12k miles.
|1 week 5 hours ago||I thought his wife was his daughter||
I thought his wife was his daughter, she looked to be in her 60's or 70's. My mother in law is in her early 80's and looks 20 years older.
|1 week 2 days ago||The most Spartan thing ever||
The most Spartan thing ever, that's Mike Valenti, right? /s
|1 week 2 days ago||If not how about Mini-me?||
|1 week 4 days ago||Yes||
I've been their briefly. It seemed like an older ex-industial town without much going for it. But it was a short visit. Not too fare from Pittsburgh and driveable to Ann Arbor.