Memos Essay

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Last week, I got back from Cali, worked a couple of days, and then went home to NC for Thanksgiving. Got a call from Duke. They wait listed me. Well, at least I didn't get an outright rejection. So, I guess I'll have to wait another year.Ate like a hog at home. Yes, I admit it. I am beyond spoiled when I go home. Saw one of my mother's friends who just got a pacemaker installed. I am happy to say that she is making a fast recovery. My mom made friends with a Taiwanese research scientist who had been at NIH for 6 months. She was gonna leave last Sunday, and had not seen anything but NIH for a whole 6 months. What a typical Chinese trait! LOL So, I drove them to see a little bit of the Capital in Raleigh, Duke University and UNC.I played video games at Greg's place last weekend. He just got the Xbox. But, I wanted to play the new Metal Gear game. Later, Greg introduced me to Grand Theft Auto! What a great game! I loved it and played for who knows how many hours. Oh by the way, you can always tell when I play video games because I develop fat pimples! Darn it "" when is that crap gonna end! Got back last Saturday to really bad business news. I really need your prayers right now for wise and fast business executions. Storm is coming! I just hope I have the constitution and resources to withstand this storm. Yo, you better pray. Or, I may come after your job! LOL I left for Atlanta late Sunday, and arrived around 2:00 AM. I set the alarm clock for 7 AM. But, I over slept! Shoottt! I woke up around 8 AM, and pounced out of bed. Hollered at my sister to ask if she could drive me to the airport. You just never know about Atlanta's traffic on Monday mornings. So, we dashed off. Got to the airport around 8:30 AM. Thank you God for the HOV lane. Otherwise, I woulda got the shaft! So, I checked in and guess what? I got the lucky random check ticket. Yea random my freaking ass. Hell yea, I know I am being profiled. Give me a break! Got to Detroit and picked up a car to roll out. The National guy tried really hard to upgrade me into a PT Cruiser. I declined because I think the car looks like a mini-hearse! Passed a long rolling stretch limo while listening to the new Kid Rock song. Wonder if it was Kid Rock and Pamela doing another video! Ha haaa. Finally got to the hotel, and found out that they cancelled the Monday show. Meet with Mike Booher. He is a speaker from MN. We had lunch at Tim Hortons. It's a pretty good restaurant. I wonder why it's not down here yet? Mike Boohr is an interesting fellow. He graduated from Uminn Law School and got a defensive gig in St.Louis, MO. He loved the trial aspect of law. But, he hated the politics, long-hours and all the legwork in the field. He simply loved to debate and talk to people. The two courtroom trials that he attended a year just were not enough to hold him in the profession. His mother was crushed when she heard his decision. However, Mike told her that all the partners and jr. partners at the firm really...

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