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The Players

Adelle
Alex
Britt
Emily
Kathy
Katie
Kim
Laura
Matt
Scott
Shannon
Tamica

Hierarchies

The Hierarchy of Evil
The Hierarchy of Dirtiness
The Hierarchy of Bitchiness
The Hierarchy of Ridiculosity

Nightly Conclusions

March 12, 2002
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March 29, 2002
March 30, 2002

Learn the Lingo

Amish
Amish ho
Am not/Are too
And yeah
Bourghetto
"Behg"
Crazyfun times
Death stare
Doooooo it
Dude
Eloise the Hungry Hippo
Funny vegetables
"HIGH-larious"
HoJoe
Icky, Daddy, icky
I'll give you a dollar
I win
Jen with no pants
Knitting sticks
Lay-down loner
Looks like he's wearing a shirt ...
Prancing with Chex Mix
Ridiculosity
SAGA rat
Shannon dance
Simple user
Sketchy
Take it up a notch
Yay for <insert word here>
You fail

Crazyfun Times

The Birth and Death of Eloise the Hungry Hippo
Getting Happy
Making Mischief
Comtemplating the Future ... And the Garbage
The Outdoorsy Spirit
The Incredible Collapsing Girl

In Their Own Words

Fired!
Greetings From Gaithersburg
Hello From Isanti
Ahoy From Ohio
I'm In DC!
BLD, PDW, DPC ...
Hello From NY
Sangria Means Bloody

Signs the Apocalypse Is Near

Omen 1
Omen 2
Omen 3
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I'm In DC!

Matt
June 22, 2002

I'm in Washington now and am starting to get adjusted to life here and work in the Senate. My roommate seems all right, as do my fellow interns. I've been getting along well with the office staff. In two of the past three days I've been to lunch with them more than the other interns. On Thursday, the Legislative Director asked me to go to lunch with her, and on Friday I went to a going away lunch for one of the staff that's leaving.

I've been assigned a legislative assistant to work with. She'll be giving me projects while I'm here, and hopefully not just dirty work. The LA I'm working for concentrates on social issues, such as education (Am I leaning toward an education specialization for my social policy major?).

Until I start getting projects from the LA, I'm working on the "Big Key Project," which I call the "Office Security Enhancement Project." Basically what I do is record the key number on each staff member's office key and find out whether it is a master key or not, and then get the staff member to sign off to verify that they have the key. Pretty lame, I know, but I'm new. And it does help in learning
everyone's names.

So yesterday (Thursday) Byron asked an intern and I to go over to the Senate with him. So we rode down in the 'Senators Only' elevator, joined by Ron Wyden (Oregon), rode in the subway (that makes a really cool high-tech whoosh-y sound) with them, and then rode up in the elevator with Byron, Ron, and Dianne Feinstein. Today, Byron requested an intern to go to a meeting with him that lasted most of the day. Apparently this is typical for interns in our office.

Wow, all this after three days of work. Imagine how much more I
could write after next week!




Copyright © 2002 Colleen Fischer | Last updated October 7, 2002