Anywho, I digress …

Loosely based on what might have happened. Or not.

Archive for May, 2010

Lisa on Mars

Posted by episode81 on May 14, 2010

Where's Lisa?

Back in 2003, I took a business trip to JPL with some work colleagues.  We flew in a private plane and I felt like the Queen.  It was a Pilatus PC-12 NG.  Very fancy.  No checked bag fuss and as many carry-on items as I could manage.  I broke quite a few company travel rules – no private plane travel, no more than 2 VPs on the same plane (there were 4) and no fancy hotel rooms (I had a corner suite at the W).  It was all booked by my boss – an EVP.

The company is no longer in business.  Shocking.

Anywho, I digress …

Read the rest of this entry »

Advertisements

Posted in Thought | 2 Comments »

Lisa does not have a big mouth – official

Posted by episode81 on May 12, 2010

Open wide!

I have been searching for a new dentist.  My old dentist, well, I wasn’t happy.  Nuff said.

I found my new dentist on Yelp.  Why?  I couldn’t find anyone who would recommend their dentist!  I was hoping that the comments on Yelp were genuine – much of what I have seen about local restaurants is too extreme to be useful.

“The meat was off and I ended up in hospital”  Vs  “The waiter kissed my shoes and gave me free champagne”

The truth is somewhere in the middle.

Anywho, I digress …

Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Thought, UK, USA | 1 Comment »