Archive for November, 2006

Day 322 – Ask your parents to help you stage a realistic reconstruction of your birth

November 26, 2006

I got up hella early this morning and left Indiana for Minneapolis. I was still in the really tired mode and forgot to ask my parents for this one before I left. I do know that I broke my mom’s tail bone upon entry into this world. On a semi-unrelated note, I had a long conversation with my Grandfather about the first time he left his home state of Washington at the age of 19 on a train to New York City.

Points earned: 1
Total points: 793

Day 321 – Order off the menu today

November 26, 2006

After a kick ass game of duckpin bowling in Fountain Square; Mom, Dad, Gramps, Ingrid, Maggie, Adam, Peg, Gregg, and I went out for sushi. I ordered a dinner special but added a few things like extra seaweed and extra miso. I don’t think that actually counts as ordering off the menu, but at least I tried.

Points earned: 2
Total points: 792

Day 320 – Zero tolerance day

November 26, 2006

Today is buy nothing day. I had zero tolerance for people who bought stuff today. We also had a bonfire on the island campsite in the woods behind my house, and when putting out the fire, my pee has zero tolerance for the fire.

Points earned: 3
Total points: 790

Day 319 – Record something only you have noticed

November 26, 2006

Today was thanksgiving. I had a great time with everyone (Mom, Dad, Gramps, Ingrid, David, Mandy, Carolyn, Kirsten, Maggie, Adam, Peg, Gregg, Matt, 11, Teresa, Sean, etc…..). The thing that I recorded that I was the only one who noticed was that I got kind of tired after our game of knockout, and I kept yawning, during which time I had three yawning tears. No one else noticed. Or at least if they did, they were rude enough not to ask if I was ok. Jerks.

Points earned: 3
Total points: 787

Day 318 – Bake something in the nude

November 26, 2006

I basically drove all day, and was too tired to bake anything, let alone in the nude. However, my mom was baking pumpkin pies while I took a shower…

Points earned: 1
Total points: 784

Day 317 – Nostradamus day

November 26, 2006

Here are my predictions for the future:

Hoverboards, Rocky 5….thousand, and I’ll be ridiculously famous and wealthy.

Points earned: 3
Total points: 783

Day 316 – Matriarchy day

November 20, 2006

I live with two women, and they basically tell me what to do anyway. So today I went by “Nathan Merner” (my mom’s maiden name, and my middle name). I signed my credit card statements that way. I also talked with Nick about how great thigns would be if women were in charge instead of men. He said he didn’t think he’d be able to tell the difference, since most of his teachers have been women, and that his mom has more control over him than his dad.

Points earned: 3
Total points: 780

Day 315 – Play the stock market

November 19, 2006

Now how the hell was I supposed to do this one on a sunday? Anyway, if I bought stock, it’d be in something like an organic produce company, or apple, or nintendo, or marvel comics.

Points earned: 2
Total points: 777

Day 314 – Make a time capsule

November 19, 2006

I was really not feeling particularly well today. So I didn’t put much effort into today. In fact, I didn’t do it at all.

Points earned: 1
Total points: 775

Day 313 – Get in touch with your hero

November 19, 2006

I was too busy recovering from my waiting in line for the PS3. Sorry.

Points earned: 1
Total points: 774