The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

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Tuesday, June 04, 2002

Lock out

In the fourteen or so years I lived in Condo Conner I locked myself outside a few times; enough to count on one hand and still have fingers left over.

In the less than six months here at the Facility in the Middle of Nowhere I have now managed to lock myself out three times. What the heck is wrong with me?

It just happened, otherwise I wouldn't be bringing this up. I'm putting laundry in, and Rob comes down stairs and we start chatting. I finish putting in the load and Rob heads outside to smoke a cigarette and I follow him, subconsciously locking the door behind me.

The door closes. “Um, Rob,” I said. “You wouldn't happen to have your keys on you, would you?”

“No. Why?”

“Oh … no particular reason … ”

Fortunately, Rob has a good sense of humor about these things.

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