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How Much Does it Cost to Call for 3 Minutes on a Credit Card?

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2006

$45 fucking bucks, that’s how much.  $45.  That is the most outrageous amount of money.  Three minutes of international long distance for $45.  I’m in shock.  I hate phone companies.  (For those curious, I arrived at the airport to learn my flights had changed and I had to cancel my plans to see family in Minnesota and was running to catch my flight due to my attempts to change said flight to its original ticketed time.)

I hate anything having to do with airports, credit cards and airlines right about now.  ARGH.

Yep, I’m a Yeppie

Tuesday, February 14th, 2006

Yes, I did mean to say yeppie, not yuppie. To quote from the Guardian, that means “Young Experimenting Perfection Seekers” – aka non-traditional 20-somethings.  Read up on people whoshop around for an ideal life‘ and add your thoughts on the BootsnAll thread.

Too Sexy for Work?

Monday, February 13th, 2006
I got into a discussion with a friend recently about an article that claimed women who dress too provocatively are in danger of harming their careers. I tend to wear jeans (which I'm sure others would argue is detrimental to ... [Continue reading this entry]

The It-Sucks-To-Be-Me Generation

Wednesday, January 11th, 2006
The enviable Slate mag posted an article this week called "The It-Sucks-To-Be-Me Generation". In it, author Daniel Gross takes aim at well, my friends and me. The tagline reads: Twentysomethings who can't stop whining about how the ... [Continue reading this entry]

Best of Tanzania – Culture Stories

Monday, December 26th, 2005
Travel is very conducive of lots of vinegettes – you had to be there moments that aren’t worth a full post. A warning – these tend of be of the culturally insensitive variety. I really like your breasts: Sean, ... [Continue reading this entry]

Culture Shock in Africa: What a Difference 24 Hours Makes

Monday, December 26th, 2005
Between Lonely Planet, travel urban legends and my co-worker Donovan, I had a healthy dose of paranoia upon arriving in Nairobi, Kenya. True fear, however, set in when I stepped out of the sanctuary known as the baggage terminal ... [Continue reading this entry]

Free First Class Upgrade, Free Business Class Upgrade

Saturday, December 17th, 2005
Currently at the AMS airport, paying something like 50 cents a minute for internet access to update this (and check email, of course). Great story to tell, will add more later, but here is the gist... My flight changed, and I didn't ... [Continue reading this entry]

Altitude Sickness Story

Tuesday, December 13th, 2005
I spoke with a friend this morning and he mentioned that one of his colleagues, an acquaintance of mine, was in the hospital. Although they both live in Colorado, they had been at sea level for 5 weeks, traveling. Soon ... [Continue reading this entry]