Archive for the ‘Personal’ Category

Nov 14

Robin Hood Wannabe Strikes

Posted by Carlos in Personal

Check Fraud Yesterday, to my surprise I received a UPS Overnight Letter that contained a check for $3,500. As I was not expecting this financial windfall, I contacted the company that the check was from to verify (wishful thinking) the check’s legitimacy.
Of course, it was not legit.
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Nov 10

Happy Birthday USMC!

Posted by Carlos in Personal

USMC Emblem Just wanted to wish a Happy Birthday to all my Marine Corps brothers. Although I am not trekking it through the sands with you, my thoughts are.

For those of you that may be unfamiliar with the history of the Marine Corps (or what they are all about) check out the excellent Wikipedia entry on this ‘extra special’ branch of the military.

SEMPRE FI!
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Oct 18

A Night With The King

Posted by Carlos in Personal

Best American Short Stories 2007 On Wednesday October 15th, Tonie and I went to see Stephen King at the Memorial Church in Harvard Square. He was there with four other authors to promote the release of the latest volume from the Best American Series, Best American Stories 2007.
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Oct 06

I’m Selling My Car

Posted by Carlos in Personal

Taurus 2005At the beginning of this year, we purchased a new home. It was a dream come true. Now ten months later, I have come to realize that homeowner’s need a vehicle that has the capacity to haul large pieces of lumber, drywall, etc.
So, I am selling my car.
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