Not To Be Trusted With Knives

{December 4, 2007}   Out Out Damn Report

report This is me and the report I’ve been working on for the last 87 months. It’s a report about how great I am, and all the the wonderful things I do. In triplicate.

And writing it has prevented me from doing all the wonderful things that I do.

But now, mercifully, it’s done and has been sent off to those who want to read about how wonderful I am. So I can get back to my real work. Well, for half a day anyway. Then I’m on vacation until next week.

Kalev says:

I’m so glad you’re done with that monster!

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