Stories's Log
This log represents the Life and Times of the Las Vegas Dude.
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Fri 
11/28/2008 21:08:08
 jim  Ross Mall Christmas Tree
Fri 
11/28/2008 19:50:40
 jim  Hartwood Acres - Chistmas Lites
Fri 
11/28/2008 18:37:40
 jim  Hartwood Restaurant
Fri 
11/28/2008 05:01:54
 jim  Happy Thanksgiving!
Whether with you, or as we roam; the gypsies leave you, to make new homes. 
We know your voice, we know your face; we know your town, we've seen your place.
We leave our marks each place we go; on starlit beaches, in melting snow.
We never stay too long. Our homes are shelved. Each place we leave, we leave ourselves.
And Holidays are odd at best. We dine with strangers. We laugh and jest.
The cold world of contracting, that's where we are. Whats in between, lies in the stars.

To all of the people we know and love in Las Vegas, Orlando, Seattle, Louisville, Toledo, San Diego, and Pittsburgh 
Happy Holidays!!! We love and miss you.

I want you to know, I didn't choose this way of life. It chose me.

Fri 
11/28/2008 05:01:54
 chez2199   (Reply).Happy Thanksgiving!
Hi Jim And Becky
Thank you for the card Happy Holidays to both of you from the Friedrichs Family!
Miss you guys.
We should make plans to meet in Columbus Ohio in January for February just for the weekend or something.
I'm sure there is stuff to do in Columbus.
I looks to be about 3 hours for each of us
Thu 
11/27/2008 12:27:24
 jim  Thanksgiving Day
The sun is melting that snow
The Cracker Barrel Restaurant
Pittsburgh, from Mt Washington
Black Friday Shoppers at 8pm
Wed 
11/26/2008 09:06:35
 jim  Enjoying the snow at work
Tue 
11/25/2008 16:56:08
 jim  Monday was a bad day
Monday was a bad day
- I woke up late
- I was late for a meeting that I'd organized
- I forgot to submit my timesheet
- I got a hateful email from a potential friend
Maybe it wasn't such a bad day.
- I got to sleep in and had wonderful dreams.
- I don't like meetings. Being forgetful is bliss.
- A friend forgot his timesheet too 
- I only lost a potential friend
I guess anything can be positive
Fri 
11/21/2008 22:29:30
 jim  Majestic Cruise Lines
Fri 
11/21/2008 22:04:58
 jim  Fireworks - 200,000 People We There
Fri 
11/21/2008 19:19:00
 jim  Pittsburgh from the River
Fri 
11/21/2008 08:49:20
 jim  November 22 Started with a Blizzard
Fri 
11/21/2008 02:58:29
 SAE  Howl
Don't eat any yellow snow. It's not a snow cone....
Thu 
11/20/2008 00:35:54
 jim  Wexford Snow - Wallpaper


Wed 
11/19/2008 20:03:18
 jim  Too Much Snow!
Sun 
11/16/2008 19:08:29
 jim  Snowy Days

The snow flurried early this morning. I think it is the most wonderful sight!
Sat 
11/15/2008 15:09:08
 jim  Saturday at the movies
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Sat 
11/15/2008 05:50:08
 jim  I am blessed
Its hard to comprehend the beauty that I have seen
It's everywhere!
Its in the flock of geese that flies over me in the morning.
Its in the snowflakes that form on my windshield in the morning.
I love to hear Becky telling me about her day.
I love hearing my brother tell me about his life.
Jennifer and Dustin are a shear delight.
Hearing Mikey talk is a pleasure.
I love the little critters around here. Its all great.
I love hearing about the lives of the people I work with. Its magical!
I love, just about, everything, and what I don't love, can be fixed.
Maybe I'm going senile....but if what I see is crazy, it is right for me.
This is such a beautiful life.
I've been blessed, I guess. I don't need a magical mythical being in a robe to believe in. For me, god is everywhere.
All I have to do is exist and feel. That is enough of a gift.
We are poor, but from what I've seen of the rest of the world, we're rich.
So, no matter whatever happens, I'm good.
I've had a really good life. Thank you god, or whatever.
It's been a pleasure to exist.
Thu 
11/13/2008 20:15:04
 jim  The Moon Over Pennsylvania
Wed 
11/12/2008 21:36:24
 jim  What will survive?
I've read stories about how GM, Ford and Chrysler may fold.
I've read stories about how its inevitable that China and the US will be at war over oil.
I've read that half the population of the world needs to be eliminated.
WOW....
And as I live today, a person who I work with will be replaced by someone from India.
I'm not saying its right or wrong. I'm just saying changes are happening all around us.
And I wonder, where we'll be in 5 years.
I suppose what really matters is, that we continue to do our best at what ever we do.
The American spirit isn't built on stock prices or credit worthiness.
It's built on pride. We can do better than any one else, if our country will lets us.
We are bordered by friendly countries. We are protected by our military might.
Our religious freedoms hasn't killed our country. It has made it a haven for religious freedom.
But I fear, that within the next two decades, those freedoms will die.
Other freedoms will arise as time goes on, but this may be a rocky couple of decades.
Don't expect for things to be like they were. Prepare for change.
We're going through a revolution of sorts.
Good or bad, I believe eventually it will work out for the good.
Sun 
11/09/2008 15:13:13
 jim  Wheeling Island Casino, WV
Sun 
11/09/2008 02:38:00
 jim  Saturday was a lazy day
My cold came back in the worst kind of way, so we watched tube. The internet was down for over 3 hours, and somehow, that just wrecks the day.
Its funny how plans get trashed so easily. We were thinking about going to Wheeler to gamble, but with the internet down, so I couldn't print a map.
SO, WHAT THE HECK. We caught up on the Tales from the Crypt DVDs, watched Fire Starter II, and played games. 
It was gloomy outside anyway. Scats, the (chipmunk) doesn't like popcorn. 
Sat 
11/08/2008 00:35:27
 jim  Foggy mornings wallpaper
Fri 
11/07/2008 23:52:42
 jim  A Foggy Morning Drive to Work

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