Posts Tagged ‘history’

Working From Home

June 18, 2009

working-from-home
Photo via oso
Tweet via tgkillfile
“@petehoekstra Stuck inside working from home today. Now I know how Anne Frank felt.”

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Took the Lead on a Teleconference

June 18, 2009

lead-on-a-teleconference
Photo via yuzu
Tweet via FunSizeJCP
“took the lead on a teleconference today, and felt just like the soldiers raising the flag at Iwo Jima. @petehoekstra”

Corner View Office

June 18, 2009

corner-view-office
Photo via Brandon Cirillo
Tweet via PaganMist
“@petehoekstra Had to move all my stuff to a new office w/o a corner view. Now i know what the Trail of Tears was like. #GOPfail”

Jumped On A Trampoline

June 18, 2009

moon-landing
Photo via Reini68
Tweet via Matleonard
“@petehoekstra jumped on a trampoline this morning, reminded me of the moon landing”

No Milk In My Coffee

June 18, 2009

vietnamese-tiger-cage
Photo via fendyzaidan
Tweet via Mededitor
“@petehoekstra I didn’t put milk in my coffee this morning. It was just like being held in a Vietnamese tiger cage.”

Almost Hit By a Taxi

June 18, 2009

Tienanmen-square
Photo via yuan2003
Tweet via MattOrtega
“@petehoekstra Walked out onto Constitution Ave in D.C. and was almost hit by a taxi. Reminded me of Tienanmen Square.”

Caught With Your Pants Down

June 18, 2009

caught-with-your-pants-down
Photo via Sambhoga
Tweet via netw3rk
“@petehoekstra Someone walked in on me while I was in the bathroom. Reminded me of Pearl Harbor.”

5-year-old Timeout

June 17, 2009

japanese-internment
Photo via mikeoliveri
Tweet via ttauchi
“@petehoekstra Gave my 5yo a time-out; now she knows what her great-grandparents went thru in the WWII Japanese -American internment camps.”

Burnt finger

June 17, 2009

burnt-my-finger-on-a-hot-plate
Photo via eworm
Tweet via cut_here
“@petehoekstra I burned my finger this morning on a hot plate, now I know how Joan of Arc felt..”

Packed Metro

June 17, 2009

rode-packed-metro
Photo via stevevance
Tweet via pvonelling
“@petehoekstra rode a packed metro into work this morning, now know what it’s like to be in a concentration camp.”