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Tuesday, August 10, 2004
A couple weeks ago when I went to Devil's Lake for some R&R with my friend Nicole, she shocked me on the drive up. How you ask? She called me... get this... a jock. I didn't know how to react. I don't think I've ever been referred to as a jock in my entire life. Even today, I don't think I would classify myself that way, but she said it none the less.
Now then, I think I'm a pretty cool guy. In fact, I don't think upon a first look, someone would think I'm a geek either. Still, I'm a Software Engineer, smart, etc. So when I got home from Devil's Lake, I decided I needed some sort of outward symbol that I could put on that would declare my geek half to the world. So I headed off to ThinkGeek to see if there was something I could get that would allow me to proclaim my non-jockness. I found this t-shirt and immediately bought it... and it finally arrived today.
Maybe it was a slight over reaction to something that was actually very complimentary, but... it's still a very cool t-shirt. Granted I'm in pretty good shape, and I do triathlons... but a jock? Can you be both a geek and a jock, or will the two halves of myself pull endlessly at each other, eventually ripping me in two? Hmmm, I guess I am a geek.
Hrmm....personally, I think the term 'geek' is far more flattering than 'jock'.
Go for the geek factor :)
you are training for a triathalon...but you don't see how you'd be a jock?? i think that men who think they are geeks, but are really not....or so hot!! I'm not comming on to you or anything....but it makes me think you are hot!!!!Post a Comment
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I'm a Software Consultant in the Milwaukee area. Among various geeky pursuits, I'm also an amateur triathlete, and enjoy rock climbing. I also like to think I'm a political pundit.
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