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Wednesday, May 30, 2007

Random Blather About My Day.

Returning from San Francisco I found out that my drivers license was expired. Apparently it had expired back in March (my birthday, duh!) but for whatever reason I must have missed the reminder post card. This made for a huge deal at the airport including a complete search of my person and my belongings.

Something about a blonde haired, blue eyed woman with a foreign sounding name and an expired license seems to scream terrorist.

Anyhow, I decided that since today I would be around the Government Center that takes care of business like drivers license renewal I'd take care of it.

First things first, here's what I'm wondering. Why are there twenty different stations that people could be working at and only four people working?

I asked the gentleman who was helping me if twenty people ever worked at the same time.

"No, usually just five."

Does that make any sense? Is that a good use of space? computers? Do they just like to make people wonder what the heck they were thinking?

So when filling out my paperwork, when I got to the blank titled 'weight' I thought, hmm I certainly must weigh less than I did the last time I did this, so I wrote down a weight five pounds less than what it used to be.

After the license renewal process, I went to a doctor appointment only to find out that I lied on my drivers license. I know they say that's typical, but really I've always put my actual weight and height.

I was thirteen pounds off this time. I made myself thirteen pounds lighter than I really am.

Oops.

Finally, the saddest part of my day had to be filling out the annual clinic questionnaire. You know the one where it asks you eighteen different ways if you feel safe in your relationships.

Are you married?
Yes.

Is your spouse Male or Female?
Didn't this question used to be self-explanatory based on my gender.

What's the world coming to?

3 Comments:

Anonymous abbie said...

i'm glad to hear you are legal again...even if you did lie! :) seriously though, don't worry about it, maybe in 5 years when it expires your weight will be true. who knows!

May 30, 2007 at 7:41 PM  
Blogger LeRoy Dissing said...

S..we all know where the world is headed unfortunately but for the moment, you are legal and if they looked at your license, they might wonder if you are as old as it says too :)

May 30, 2007 at 10:03 PM  
Blogger Jed and Anne said...

At the DMV, it is always crazy knowing what to do or say when they are referencing your old cards...I found out in July that I have had the wrong Social Security Number associated with my account since I was 16. Boy, did I have a lot of work and explaining to do after that one!

May 31, 2007 at 9:50 AM  

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