Daily Archives: October 2, 2007

Hidden Treasures

They’ve decided to change our building over to key card access during non-working hours. We’ve always used a regular key to get in at night or on weekends but I guess they are too low tech to be useful anymore. This means carrying yet another plastic card in my wallet. Although they’d prefer I wear the card around my neck at all times I refuse because it’s dangerous. You never know when that card may get stuck in the door and I won’t be able to pass it over the sensor and free myself.

I was talking with a colleague about the number of cards we’re forced to carry these days. It seems everyone has a thick plastic card now instead of the old laminated paper cards. I have so many that I keep the least used cards in my backpack. I pulled the stack out and found a certain department store credit card that expired in September of 04. I pulled the card out to shred it and found this…

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Yes, this was actually found in a fortune cookie after a meal in San Francisco some 17 years ago. I’m still waiting although, at this point, the swimwear competition will not be pretty. And…they don’t know me…I will definitely accept it!  Watch me.