Every email I’ve sent to a hotmail address in the past 20 minutes has “failed permanently.”

Hotmail is bad.

In other news, I am now in proud possession of two brand spankin’ new California license plates, as well as a temporary CA driver’s license. I had to take the written test, and it was much harder than I thought it would be. Like, I assumed I failed. But I didn’t! It made me realize how long it’s been since I’ve taken any kind of test…probably since I moved to Illinois and had to do the written test there. It’s amazing how quickly my hopeless test-taking habits returned to me, like skipping a question and coming back to it, as if I will suddenly have clarity as to whether I have to notify the DMV within 5 days of painting my car a different color. (Answer: I don’t know! I didn’t get the test back so I don’t know if I got that one right. I guess I’ll find out when my car gets painted by members of Electric Mayhem so I can escape the evil clutches of Doc Hopper.)

  •  Anonymous

    Nice Muppets reference. – Chidester

  • http://www.backtothefridge.comrel=nofollow Charlie Hills

    Ah, the dreaded written test. I once foolishly believed I’d left those days behind in high school. Then I accidentally let my license expire at the exact same time I moved to a new state. To the eyes of TxDOT, I was suddenly sixteen again.

    I stood, both marveled and flummoxed, at some of the puzzlers before me. I did, of course, expect to be tested on my knowledge of red lights and ‘slow children at play’ signs. I never dreamed I would be quizzed on what color the cloth should be that I tie between my pickup and my trailer.

    My educated guesses led me to a passing score and I remain a proud licensed driver to this day. I just hope I don’t have to go through that again.

    (So, is Doc Hopper still in business? And are there really so many songs about rainbows? I can only think of two.)

  • Jonathan

    get a g-mail account, that shit is hawt. congrats on passing the test, haha! also, don’t forget to notify the DMV the next time you dye your hair, they are really picky about that. (just kidding, but what if?)