Montana n: A state of the northwest United States bordering on Canada. Admitted as the 41st state in 1889. The fourth largest state in the union, it includes vast prairies and numerous majestic mountain ranges.
Syn: Treasure State, Big Sky Country, Last Best Place.
Jones n: slang. An addiction or very deep craving.
Friday, June 23, 2006
This week I made purchases at three different hardware stores.
This week I moved and installed a walk in refrigerator.
This week I had an employee answering the phone for me and I did not worry at all if it was getting done right.
This week I clenched my teeth and showed no fear while an 18 year old employee drove me around in the big van.
This week I connected a washer and dryer.
This week I printed out every one of my Emails and drove them to the office while waiting for the DSL line to be connected.
This week I repaired and painted a chair.
This week I learned how to clean a paintbrush.
This week I wore paint around for several days.
This week the earliest I left to go to work was 7:00 am. The latest I left was 8:20 am.
This week the earliest I got home from work was 7:30 pm and the latest I got home was 10:15 pm.
This week I learned two things about grizzly bears that I did not know before. (They never walk on a ridge line and it is very rare to see two unrelated bears together.)
This week my computer has been turned off more than it has been turned on.
This week I activated a new cell phone.
This week it took three trips to the cell phone store to get it right.
This week I talked with an old friend I have not seen in a long time.
There is more Jones in the archives: February 2005 March 2005 April 2005 May 2005 June 2005 July 2005 August 2005 September 2005 October 2005 November 2005 December 2005 January 2006 February 2006 March 2006 April 2006 May 2006 June 2006 July 2006 August 2006 September 2006 October 2006 November 2006 December 2006 January 2007 February 2007 March 2007 April 2007 May 2007 June 2007 July 2007 August 2007 September 2007 October 2007 November 2007 December 2007 January 2008 February 2008 March 2008 April 2008 May 2008 June 2008 July 2008 August 2008 September 2008 October 2008 November 2008 December 2008 January 2009 February 2009 March 2009 April 2009 May 2009 June 2009 December 2009 January 2010 May 2014