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Embracing The Suck – Moving

Posted in Afghanistan, Army, Humor, Random, Rant, The Suck, Worst with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on December 2, 2012 by BrainRants

Hi.  How the hell are you?  Great, great.  Me? Let’s just say I’ve had better weeks.  Today, Rants Army, I’ll regale you with the sordid tale of what has kept me from actually doing any work this week.  In general, you all know it as “moving.”  Unlike many of my previous posts’ themes, Continue reading

That Guy Part Two

Posted in Humor, Rant, That Guy, Worst with tags , , , , on March 18, 2012 by BrainRants

I’ve somehow initiated another ongoing series – devoted to That Guy – a non-gender-specific term of course – describing examples of folks we all encounter too frequently for our own sanity. That Guy is someone whose sole purpose in existence is to serve as a Continue reading

Random Thought #24

Posted in Army, Humor, Official Random Thought with tags , , , , , , on December 3, 2011 by BrainRants

A conversational snippet from my office:

  • JR: [Reading email] “Periodicity!?!  What is that?”
  • CB: “Dunno.”
  • JR: “Is that even a word?”
  • ME: “Yep.”
  • JR: “Oh really? What does it mean then?”
  • ME: “Something like, ‘the degree to which something cycles through phases or states,’ …or some shit like that.”
  • JR: [Using the internet] “Holy shit, you’re right. I’m amazed.”
  • CB: [Sits with mouth open]
  • ME: “What? Is it that my outward appearance and behavior belie my intelligence, or that I just have a lot of useless shit jammed inside my head?”

The hilarity continues…

Angry Rant: Pointing in the Wrong Direction

Posted in Army, Humor, Rant, Worst with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on October 11, 2011 by BrainRants

I hate Power Point. 

Nothing comes close to sitting in a meeting where the briefer starts out the event by saying something brilliant like, “In the next eighty-six slides I will summarize the blah blah blah…”

Really?  Summarize?  Seriously?  No, what really happens then is the assclown Continue reading