Friday, August 30, 2013

Notes to some people around here



Notes to some people around here

I was just wanting to dash off a few notes to people around here. They will never see them, but you will, and perhaps you'll pass them along to the people concerned if you run into them.

To the woman watching the youtube videos of octopuses on computer 42 upstairs:

Thank you. I really enjoyed them.

To the woman in the office with my supervisor all afternoon:

You are always welcome here.

To the very exasperated lady I helped a lot at the front desk:

Looking like famed British actress Judi Dench could be a source of joy in your life.

To my quiet reference co-worker who now says "Hi." and also now occasionally comes to me with questions: 

My virtues really start to shine through after five or six years, and I in no way hold your caution against you. 

To the young man with the t-shirt that says "I am immature, unorganized, lazy and loud, but I'm fun!":

Your t-shirt set up an array of expectations with me, none of which were met.

To the gigantic man who returned his internet guest pass to me and said "Thanks, chief.":

You have brightened my day.

To Lao Tzu, who said, in a book by Donald Rumsfeld (ick!), “Those who know do not speak. Those who speak do not know.”:

That is totally harsh for bloggers and Taoist poets! 


  1. Hello there,
    Yes, dear boy, you've mentioned me in in your post today. Aren't you such a decent and handsome fellow. Perhaps I will take your Judi Dench comparison with good humour since many have said likewise.
    That I were young I might think to seduce you though such behavior was never my reputation. There, I've said it, and now we have our little secret.

  2. Donald Rumsfeldt quotimg Lao Tzu.
    That's grotesque.

  3. Octopus videos. Would've the links. Maybe the patron will read and post here!


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