Archive for February, 2008

The Situation That Should Not Be Stochastic:

Posted in Uncategorized on February 23, 2008 by spiebocks

The Situation:
A promise of doing something
or being there, anywhere, somewhere,

It’s really quite common. What seems to differ are the resultant actions of the victim of an unobserved promise. Once upon a time, a friend of mine extended a social hand to a few international students – as he had successfully done the weekend before. They said they would come, and so he prepared: he cleaned, and took care of his errands early in the day, and waited for them to call so that he may (nice guy that he is) pick them up. Apparently, as the day progressed they decided not to come and felt it unnecessary to inform my friend. He didn’t take it too well. I had a laugh at his expense but was torn inside – this is a lesson I learn at least once every month. He seems to have learned from it, I probably never will.

This is funny: