Monthly Archives: April 2007

Book Review — Random Acts of Senseless Violence

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obsession

I find myself almost obsessed now with car accidents. Every day, I search Google for crashes and death tolls. I search for Chevy Cobalts that caught on fire. I search for crash tests and journal articles about the biomechanics of … Continue reading

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if it's not one thing it's two things

About ten or eleven years ago, I had a small tumor removed from my left breast. It was a benign cyst — the kind they frequently don't even remove these days, since they can simply be drained by FNA. In … Continue reading

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The devil made him do it, ORU Pres says

According to a Fox “news” article, there is “no doubt” that the Virginia Tech massacre was the work of Satan. The Houston Chronicle reports that President Bush is now urging people who “see somebody or know somebody who is exhibiting … Continue reading

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trivial things

I finally got the energy to log into Sarah's email account and hotmail had deactivated it and deleted all the email because it had not been logged into in over a month. Fuck hotmail. I also logged into her myspace … Continue reading

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letters

Here we are today. The world is still turning. People are going to work. Children are going to school. Women are drinking martinis and eating chocolate chips right out of the bag. Or, maybe that last one is just me. … Continue reading

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dreams

Dreams are weird. I was hoping that I would have more dreams of Sarah, since that's really the only way I have of spending time with her now. But, last night I had some really bizarre dreams which involved (I … Continue reading

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one month today

One month ago today my daughter died. I have survived for one month without her. I never would have believed that could be possible. I never would have believed I could survive such a thing. People go on, don't they. … Continue reading

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it's the little things . .

I was working on some database dumps I made on March 16th. The first one was made at 11:37 local time, when everything was normal. The second was made at 15:37 when everything had changed, but I didn't know it … Continue reading

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sarah day

Wednesdays have always been Sarah Day for me. It's the day I had my alarm set to remind me to call her. I didn't wait until Wednesdays to call her, but I tried to make sure I talked to her … Continue reading

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