The Linear Canvas
This journal is about the wrongs and rights of the world, as I see them.

The Linear Canvas

National Public Radio (NPR)

March 31st, 2004 . by Alexander Fisher

During the time that I have been traveling to Columbus to work, you would think that I would have had plenty of time to think about things and come up with some new plans for fun and exciting things to do. The truth is that I have not done that. Most of the time I have been just listening to the CD player and National Public Radio (NPR). When I am in the Toledo area, I listen to the Detroit NPR station as the Toledo station is usually playing classical music most of the day. When I get close to Columbus I can begin to pick up the Columbus NPR station on AM. I enjoy listening to NPR and don’t feel guilty about not paying for it other than the money they receive from me through my taxes. Maybe I’ll donate more someday, maybe not.

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Work Rules?

March 30th, 2004 . by Alexander Fisher

When you are a new employee, you get put through a probationary period. I am still in mine at my new job. It seems that there is some rule that I broke about being sick during the first three months or six months depending on who tells me. I was the talk of the department last Friday, I guess. Several people asked me if the boss had said anything about my situation and this policy, which he had evidently discussed with them in detail when I wasn?t there. I told them no, he hadn’t.

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Been Busy

March 28th, 2004 . by Alexander Fisher

The world seems to be going at 300 miles an hour for me right now. I am commuting to Columbus from home on Mondays and then returning on Friday nights, about 300 miles round trip. My new job is interesting, but not about to get me that apartment at the Hancock building. I’ll get what I can from it and let the rest fall into place.

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