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January 23rd, 2003

Nightstand Inventory

Following the success of Paul’s enormously popular “What’s On Your Coffee Table?” (so popular it was, he had to remove it because it was on infringing on Google’s “Right to Hits” patent), here’s a similar question for the Pingers at large:

What’s on your nightstand?

Mine is not terribly exciting: a small lamp, an alarm clock, and my glasses’ case. It used to have scattered notepaper on it as well, but I recently cleaned it off.

Inside one of the drawers I also keep a pad of paper and a small audio recorder to record any dreams I remember in the middle of the night (like this weird one I had the other night about John Ritter…).

How about you?

Posted in Everyday Life

FROM: Chris [E-Mail]
DATE: Thursday January 23, 2003 -- 9:46:38 am
Lamp, alarm clock, whatever books I'm currently reading. Right now that is "Direct From Dell" and "Space Odyssey 2001."

I probably should get a pad of paper and pencil there too. Earlier this week I woke up of a vivid memory of hanging out with Rob Lowe in a dream, but I could not recall what he was doing in my dream, just that he was there.

FROM: Rob [E-Mail]
DATE: Thursday January 23, 2003 -- 12:37:29 pm
Lamp, alarm clock, a whole pile of change, my glasses case, and a phone. Also, if they weren't on my person at the moment, my watch, glasses cloth, keys, wallet, and work ID badge would also be there.

FROM: Greg C [E-Mail]
DATE: Thursday January 23, 2003 -- 1:24:20 pm
Oh man is this going to be fun...

- alarm clock
- prescription cream
- 3 "I Voted!" voting receipts
- Pictures of my nieces & nephew
- Book: "Bringing Up Boys"
- Book: "Left Behind: Desecration"
- Book: "Kodak Guide to Photography"
- Printed instructions on upgrading Tivo
- paid bills
- unpaid bills (gotta pay those)
- kleenex
- vaseline

That's about all. :)

FROM: Rob [E-Mail]
DATE: Thursday January 23, 2003 -- 4:12:38 pm
We really REALLY didn't need to know about the vaseline...

FROM: christoph
DATE: Thursday January 23, 2003 -- 4:42:21 pm
here to for known as Honest Greg

FROM: jk
DATE: Thursday January 23, 2003 -- 5:34:31 pm
Bible, alarm clock, Aquaphor. Dust.

FROM: Robben
DATE: Friday January 24, 2003 -- 7:28:28 am
- lamp
- small framed pic of my g/f
- alarm clock, that i don't use 'cause it scares the hell out of me when it goes off
- digital watch, for that 'gentler' alarm
- current Shift magazine
- couple of 'How was that done' type hardcover books
- also dust

FROM: Paul
DATE: Friday January 24, 2003 -- 8:35:09 am
  • Lamp
  • Alarm clock
  • Glasses (while sleeping)
  • Sewing kit
  • Shoe-shining sponge
  • Bottle of Febreze
  • Bottle of Downy Wrinkle Releaser
  • Gum
  • Loose Threads

FROM: dave
DATE: Friday January 24, 2003 -- 8:25:08 pm
- lamp
- alarm clock
- Walter Miller's "A Canticle for Leibowitz"
- picture of me and Laura
- glasses

at night there will also be a pager, and maybe a magazine

it's freshly dusted!

FROM: babak Sonbolkar [E-Mail]
DATE: Thursday March 13, 2003 -- 9:40:37 am

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