January 19th, 2004

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Exploding Microwaves and Related Disasters

Well, last night / this morning was interesting. Interesting in that bad way. The ancient "May you live in interesting times" curse way.

So it was 1:49 AM. I would have been trying to sleep, but for some reason I didn't feel particularly sleepy. I was awake in that "There is nothing in this world that will make me sleepy" way that I should have been suspicious of- it's the same sort of "awake" I always suddenly wake up with about five minutes before any power outage or fire alarm. (I have never been caught asleep by a fire alarm or power outage in my entire life. And yes, I'm chalking that up to some form of precognition.) But I wasn't that suspicious.

So here I was, wasting time on the Internet, when


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Oh, and the punchline: A (full-size, very large) image of what's left of Jamie's microwave is availible at http://students.cec.wustl.edu/~abn1/MicrowaveKapow.jpg.JPG should anybody want to see it.

(Oh, and I forgot to post it when I took it- a picture of what it looks like while setting up for Cheap Lunch is at http://students.cec.wustl.edu/~abn1/CheapLunch.jpg.JPG . That's Cassie in the foreground, with the chips; I can't remember the other girl in the picture, but she's the president of EnCouncil. The tall guy behind her is Geoff.)

Hmm. If I took a few pictures of campus and posted them on my webspace for all to see, would anybody care?
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