The Cynic
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Saturday, August 28, 2004

The old guilty conscience

I think I might have to work today but I'm not going to. It might leave my co-workers in a bind but I don't really care because I had my mind set on taking five days off after doing the football preview section.

So I don't have a guilty conscience about that.

Actually I don't have a guilty conscience about much. Not the extra 7.49 I saved when the checkout person forgot to ring up my extra box of chicken yesterday, not for several other things that I may or may not have done (which I won't mention).

In general my theory is simple: People make mistakes. It was the checkout person's mistake, not mine. Heck she checked the receipt twice and still let it go, maybe she was trying to send me vibes, I just don't know for sure.

So why do I mention this? Because right now I'm at my friend Evan's house. Evan ain't here, his roommate Matt ain't here, his other roommate Noel just left with his fiancee and told me that Evan would be back soon.

So I'm in someone else's house, alone, typing on his laptop (which is much nicer than my laptop) and using his wireless high-speed connection (which is much nicer than my high-speed connection).

I can't leave. I said I'd leave by six but I can't. Here's why. What if I leave and something's missing (like...I dunno anything generic of value), I was the last person here. I don't live here. Heck, I've only visited him like five times since he moved here. So I can't go anywhere until someone gets back because I want to reward Noel's trust in me. To be honest, I want to take back the three DVDs and two VHS tapes *I* loaned him. But I haven't asked for them back yet.

Evan's a good friend, he's also my spiritual advisor. Probably the only man of God that I can really listen to and know for sure that his heart is in the right place. Trust is a big issue for me, I really only trust my father, and to a little lesser extent my mom. So I'm going to stay in this house, probably pop on the TV and just wait. This might be God's way of testing me and like I did throughout college, I'll make another 'A'.

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