It’s Bonus Day

Unfortunately I am not talking about a cash bonus in my pocket. Today, February 29th, is the day we only get once every four years. I hear that there is a hash or three going on tonight…

Read Along With Me
Today’s passage from Notes To Myself.

I reject objective thinking.

To all who have helped me — Thanks.

It’s A Slow Down Friday
If you noticed that today’s blog is a little late that’s because I just don’t care today. When I woke up this morning I decided to make this a “slow down” Friday; by which I mean that I am not going to rush around today, race to get home, or do anything that is not going to bring me peace. I find myself worrying and scurrying too much. I want to see what a day without those is like.


One Battle Ends, One Begins
Does this shit just happen to me, or is it merely coincidence? Wonder why I struggle with happiness? Here is one reason…

Yesterday I received a bill for $88 from my former primary-care physician Dr Wadsworth in Virginia-Highlands. The $88 is the remainder of a $113(!) charge for an office visit that I made in August 2006. Let me repeat that…. AUGUST 2006!!!! What the fuck is going on here? Are there no statute of limitations on this shit? I paid a $25 co-payment for an office visit back when the visit occurred and I will assume that they will tell me that since this charge was made in 2008, and my insurance policy has changed, I now owe the rest. It looks like I will be paying this doctor’s office one final visit so that I can clear this matter up and be done with them forever.

Seriously folks, if you don’t think that our health care system is broken then you just haven’t run into the problems I have had over the last year and a half. Consider yourself one of the lucky ones.

You Got “Car Talk” In My RSS Feed
I was more than a little surprised to see a Car Talk podcast on my iPod yesterday. I like Car Talk, but since I did not subscribe to their podcast feed I was a little taken aback that the podcast was delivered.

The Plan Is To See De Novo Dahl At The Drunken Unicorn
Last night I went to a hockey game for the first time in a long time. Tonight I will repeat the “in a long time” experience by going to see a concert. Tonight I will be at the Drunken Unicorn to see De Novo Dahl.

Looking For A Little New Media?
I’ve started adding a few more video podcasts to my collection.

Because I am such a tech-nerd I can’t get enough of daily tech podcasts such as MoBuzz TV. It doesn’t hurt that I find the show’s host, Olivia, to be incredibly good looking and I think that she also possesses an alluring accent.

While the host of the Alaska Podshow Podcast does little for me, the Alaskan scenery he shows off is stunning. The podcast also can be quite humorous when Alaska’s weather doesn’t cooperate and they are forced to be creative in other ways. Now that I think about it, I know somebody who is from Alaska.

Oh Yeah, One More Thing
There is no Survivor spoiler today because I got home too late from the hockey game. Feel free to discuss last night’s episode in the comments as I am sure that I will watch the episode regardless.

And now for some ideas stolen from LiveJournal…
Current Mood – sad and frustrated — I’ve got my reasons and they are not exactly what you are thinking; all I’ll say is that it’s a physical problem that completely fucks with my mental state.
Current Music – listening to a CBC Radio 3 podcast
Website Of The Day – All of the cool “leap year” domains are wasted on domain squatters. Fuckers! So, I’ll go another route… One Page Magazine is a rather bizarre concept. I’m not sure that I’ve had enough coffee to appreciate it yet.
Exercise (b)Log – nothing
Monthly Foot Mileage – 60.4 miles
Monthly Wheel Mileage – 0 miles
Mode Of Transportation To Work – My car
Monthly Marta Rides – 1

February Goals
1) Run no fewer than 75 miles
2) Ride Marta no fewer than ten times (five round-trips)
3) Read at least one book

Paulie [eatl/ga]

This entry was posted in Comments Disabled, My Daily Life. Bookmark the permalink.

12 Responses to It’s Bonus Day

  1. Barb says:

    All I have to say is James was very funny early on in the show…. Your sick and you have attitude too? Now that was the greatest line. And the fans are IDIOTS when it comes to voting (in my opinion). You will have to later tell me if you agree.

  2. Gentri says:

    I’ll see your Olivia and up you a

    no redeeming characteristics… none…..

    Remember the new mantra: No one else’s opinion matters worth a sh*t!

    See you at the Bwaninators tonight!

  3. Martha says:

    I just got the paper work from my insurance company yesterday for visits I had last Feb & Aug…compared to your insurance that is quite timely.

    Making (trying) an appointment yesterday was quite an experience also…for god sakes just do what I say!!!

    Well since it appears you are going to a concert I probably won’t see you tonight. We will meet up with folks at the FlatIron and swing by Harold’s to say hello, but I have bootcamp in the morning, YUCK! So it won’t be a late evening. I will see you tomorrow night…it is going to be a lot of fun!!!

  4. That Garmin almost looks like a watch…. nothing like the behemoth that I wear on my wrist.

    I’ll most like swing by Harold’s at some point tonight before heading to the concert.

    My late night will make for an interesting ten mile run tomorrow….

  5. Martha says:

    My 10 miler is scheduled for Sunday. I think it would be suicide to attempt that and bootcamp on the same day. I’m biking both days also…I’m going to hate Monday (if I live).

    Yes, and I thought my 205 was small…I’m sure I would be even faster with the new one, lol.

  6. My ten miler is scheduled for Sunday as well, I am supposed to do five tomorrow. I have decided to flip-flop the runs because I may be running Blue Ball Special and Boner Rooter’s hash on Sunday.

  7. Martha says:

    Geez…what’s wrong with you? You can’t do a little 10 mile run and then a Black Sheep? For god’s sake the trail is being laid by two girls!!*

    * please note the above post is NOTHING but sarcasm….those ‘girls’ are a couple of bad asses…

  8. I’m just feeling my age. 😉

    I really should do the ten miler on Sunday, this way I have an excuse for not being able to snare two girl hares on their virgin lay (wow, does that ever sound dirty!).

    Nah, I’ll probably save my energy so that I can get good photos of the lasses sitting on the ice and then be able to fend off all of the other guys so that I can lick it when they get up. Kidding of course…

  9. Martha says:

    I got the willies just reading that post [shiver]

    sound like you’ve worked out your lines for tomorrow night 🙂

  10. I’m not going to need lines tomorrow night because I’m going caveman style. I’ll be bringing a club and hitting the girl I like over the head and dragging her away. It’s aways a bit hard for me to accomplish this however because I like girls with short haircuts… 😉

  11. Maigh says:

    YEAY I’m from Alaska! Yet I still bitch about the cold in ATL. Go figure.

Comments are closed.