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October 26, 2002

I AM NEW HERE

This is my first blog entry. I haven’t used a blog before, but I spend 98% of my waking life bored out of my mind, and I figured blogging was the perfect complement to utter boredom. I could be wrong, and if I am, I’ll forget about this whole thing roughly three days from now.

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October 30, 2002

Believing You Can Fly at Age 15

I did the ol’ shuffle thing on iTunes today and a song I haven’t listened to in a long, long time came up: Straight No Chaser’s cover of that R. Kelly song “I Believe I Can Fly.” It reminded me of the semi-infamous second debate in my public speaking class last semester, after the extremely infamous first debate got so out of hand that it was canceled and we started from scratch with a completely new topic.

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October 22, 2002

Thieves in the Night

Title: Thieves in the Night
Genre: Thriller
Length: 5 pages
Synopsis: Two men kidnap a young boy for unknown but almost certainly nefarious reasons.

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October 15, 2002

Letter to Thomas

Title: Letter to Thomas
Genre: Comedy
Length: 3 pages
Synopsis: A murderously enraged man writes a letter to his best friend as he gets drunk in a small-town bar.

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October 12, 2002

A Chance of Rapture

Title: A Chance of Rapture
Genre: Comedy
Length: 28 pages
Synopsis: A devout farmboy meets God at a rural bar and asks Him to save his terminal sister. God agrees, on one condition — the farmboy must join forces with a handful of other chosen people to stop the Rapture.

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