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Diary of a Park Ranger: Guest Entry

Aug 12 2012

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Why must technology be so difficult? Can’t the office computers see when fists are shaken at them in anger and stop their freezing nonsense so I can get some work done? Also, why does the crypt keeper insist on asking me for computer assistance, as if I am anymore knowledgeable than she? I wouldn’t even need use of the computers if people were literate. (more…)

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Diary of a Park Ranger: Entry #3

Jul 08 2012

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Here I am at the gate again. Murray has just left me here to fend for myself. Sometimes I like to imagine that we are living in a post apocalyptic world and the park is a sort of last hope safe haven.  I am the gate keeper and only those who have paid their weight in precious scarce commodities may enter. “Give me all your salt”, I say. If they don’t have salt, I request gasoline, water or food. If they don’t have any of that, entry denied!

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Diary of a Park Ranger: Entry #2

Jun 29 2012

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I spent the vast majority of the evening sitting at the gate by myself checking the incoming vehicles to the park. There was very little traffic, but most of it consisted of families and seniors heading back from a long night of visiting local friends and relatives. The lack of consistent interruptions gave me some time to ponder on things. While staring out the window at the deluge of insects flying endlessly into the flood light on the exterior of the building, I realized that if all insects were approximately 50 times larger than they are now, the world would be a chaotic and terrifying place.

There are two partially finished plastic water bottles sitting on either side of my laptop as I (more…)

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