Are You Still Watching? – Purpose

It is purpose that created us, purpose that connects us, purpose that pulls us, that guides us, that drives us; it is purpose that defines, purpose that binds us. We are here because of you, Mr. Anderson. We’re here to take from you what you tried to take from us… Purpose!

Ironically, this blog post has no purpose except to give myself a starting point to write. I really love this scene from The Matrix Reloaded and wanted to use it to give myself an alternative to having to find a song lyric.

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Insomniac Music Theater – Panic Station

Doubts will try to break you, unleash your heart and soul (soul)
Trouble will surround you, start taking some control-(trol!)
Stand up and deliver, your wildest fantasy-(sy-sy)
Do what the fuck you want to, there’s no one to appease

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When work takes over your life…

As I sit for what will be inevitably the 24th hour of work this weekend, I have to wonder, WTF am I doing with my life. I just gave up an entire weekend to babysit two technicians that are setting up the phone system at work. While I’ll probably stop complaining in 2 weeks when I get my check, I had things around the apartment I needed to get done this weekend. I got up Saturday morning and thought, “OK, I’ll go in, they’ll be done in 4-5 hours, and I’ll go home, do laundry, clean up, fix some things I’ve needed to get done for a few weeks”

Here I am, nearly 24 hours into my …!!!! THEY’RE DONE! I CAN GO HOME! I’M FREE!!!

…Sorry what was I saying? Gotta go. *Submit* *Shut Down* *EXIT*

Links – Anti-VD edition

These links are not contagious, you will not need to go see a doctor for clicking these links.

  • P1 Podcast – TyMo and Pretzel have started their own podcast revolving around the people and different things that make up the 1560 The Game experience.
  • The Somewhat Manly Nerd – An interweb acquaintance of mine who’s got some pretty awesome takes on baseball, popular TV shows, and hating Avatar. Check out his GIF section too.
  • 15 years ago today… – Dave Hardisty breaks down what happened on Valentine’s day, back in 1995, when the Houston Rockets traded Otis Thrope for Clyde Drexler. Great read.
  • NBA All Star Weekend 2010 – Friend of mine headed out to Dallas this weekend to take part of all the All Star festivities. Jealous? Yes I am.
  • Windows Phone 7 – Engadget’s live coverage of Microsoft Windows Phone 7’s press event. Details about the phones and the Operating System itself. Feb 15th – 8:00AM Central
  • Grooveshark / Pandora – Music sites to help speed the day along. Pandora will create a playlist based on song or band, while you can choose your own songs on Grooveshark.

in this economy… what are you gonna do?

So I essentially found out last friday that I may or may not be out of a job the last week of May. Essentially, the nameless company that may or may not employ me, lost the contract for the nameless account I may or may not support, to another nameless company. In other words, my current company (in my opinion) would have no reason to keep me, unless another spot came up at a different account. Which is entirely possible, but well, in this economy, you can’t assume you’re going to have a job when you wake up the next morning. Continue reading