Sunday, September 12, 2004

On the DL

(that's "Disabled List" for the sports-deprived)

Posts will be short for awhile, as my elbow seems to be suffering some kind of nerve damage from long hours on the computer. The tipping point came the other day when my boss's cat coerced me into an extended game of Throw the Paper Ball (but how do you deny a cat who fetches?). I guess I should file for worker's comp, but there are no witnesses other than the cat, and you know how unreliable they are on the stand. Dogs are lousy liars, but cats are masters of mendacity.

Besides, it's a Sunday afternoon. You shouldn't be holed up looking at a little computer screen. You should be holed up looking at a BIG screen watching football. Once my elbow stops hurting, I will explain why.

Today's blog was brought to you by the drug Naproxen Sodium.


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