Wednesday, May 18, 2005

Emperors, Lists, Day Jobs

Good morning ! El Jefe sits on the verandah of his summer palace, or whatever, contemplating his vast and nefarious empire and sipping his morning Bloody Mary.
In miscellaneous trivia important to your host, today in 1804, the French Senate proclaimed Napoléon I the Emperor of France. Going from Corsican nobody to one of the crowned heads of Europe is a pretty impressive career path.
Looking over my Really Irritating Things list and my Good Things list, I see I missed a slew of things. Could add to them, but no supplemental list at present. Still thinking about that Discovery Channel list of "Greatest" Americans. Might work on one of those too. Meanwhile, the Day Jobs are calling...

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