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December 19, 2015
Posted at 4:15 pm
Updated: December 19, 2015 - 4:18 pm
 

brain

My brain farted and a story started…I wrote about two pages…researched a ton…discovered I still don't have a clue and stopped writing…that truly pissed me off. If I keep going the research police are going to be up my ass because half of the two pages is complete bullshit.


I might have done better but my computer (read server) decided to die for 14 minutes…run for two…die again…and do that for three days. Every time I called customer service and started the quest, I would reach the point where I might actually get a human…and the net connected…for two minutes…after several quests I would get pissed and just go write…but my own innate research cop said, "Uhm…that's not the number of that highway."


My brain said, "What the fuck it it then?"


"Uhm…I don't know…but that's not it."


And the internet would connect…run for two minutes…just long enough for the map to zoom in…and 'Broadband fail.'


"Fuck it…I'll fix it later."


Then my research gestapo said, "How do you know that's Italian sage?"


"Somebody told me."


"You used to live there…didn't you gather some?"


"I did in wyoming…but not here…besides wyoming was summer and this is fall and the color is different."


"Uhm…maybe it's not the same…look it up."


'Broadband fail. If the condition persists for more than fifteen minutes, call support.'

(Insert your choice of expletives…I know them all.)

"Yeah…right."