(updated 18 May 05)  

Top Ten Things That I, Cadeaux, Will Be Thinking/Doing While I'm At 'Space Camp' For Three Days

Well, actually Huntsville's Space Camp IS really nifty...IF I coulda been left to see it on my own. As a school trip? Nah...never again. I did, however, really enjoy reading these jabs at me...so much, I figured, what the hell...an extended Top Ten list...one for each day it seemed like I was stuck there:

28. Wow! Now I can delay HMO updates for three more days...on top of my usual 14 day delays. (Airfarcewon@aol.com; MindgameFiziks@hotmail.com)

27. Who the f^&k turned out the f*#^^#@ lights?! (HerzogVon@aol.com)

26. I wonder if Jdoveraz is as damn sexy as his screen name implies? (Jdoveraz@aol.com)

25. Taking up space. (SMMFD1@AOL.COM)

24. How the hell did this ever end up in Huntsville, Alabama? (skibip@aol.com)

23. It is easier to spend a "G" than it is to pull a "G". (Electronicwaffle@yahoo.com)

22. Wondering Just how much vomit it takes to fill a face helmet. (richdiandkids@optonline.net)

21. Replaying the lyrics to David Bowie's "Space Oddity" in my head over, and over, and over again... (MrglsJon@aol.com; old.curmudgeon@hmoforum.com)

20. I wonder what those smart-assed twits are posting in my forum? (lacee7700@aol.com)

19. "Did I leave the iron on?" (RasGold@aol.com)

18. If you think at all, which I doubt, you will scavenge all over the place looking for dumb prizes to offer us. (NITRAMXXX@AOL.COM)

17. How the hell do they drink Martinis through this damned helmet? (thereinlies@aol.com)

16. It seemed so much cooler in "Armageddon". (amfpsych@aol.com)

15. "What does this button do?" (YeIIowRoseOTX@aol.com)

14. Realizing that judging these contests really isn't "rocket science", either. (rsherman@netplexgroup.com)

13. Wondering how they scrunch up turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes, and gravy enough to get it in that little packet. (jdcoops3@aol.com)

12. "I know, I know, I know...'What's a girl like ME doing in an intellectually stimulating, challenging, and thought-provoking place like this?' !" (paracletus3@earthlink.net)

11. "What do you mean I can't use the ignition control to roast marshmallows? What kind of camp IS this?" (marieracewalks@hotmail.com)

10. "I just scored 250,000 on the simulator!" "Uh, sorry, that's how many light years off course you are." (giraffic_art@yahoo.com)

9. "What the $!$& do you MEAN you don't have any Tang? I only CAME here for the damn Tang!" (Kamasushi@gmail.com)

8. Demonstrating the law of gravity by flipping in the air the coin you use to select your winners. (maxcel200@aol.com)

7. Wondering if I can get more drunk in zero gravity. (noncomposmentiss@aol.com)

6. ...I should have made the Space Camp thing a "ReBa" topic instead... (atwright73@yahoo.com)

5. Dude, where's Yoda's office? (giraffic_art@yahoo.com)

4. Admiring the effect of zero-gravity on the boobs. (rsherman@netplexgroup.com)

3. Who gives a rat's ass? (astae@paonline.com)

2. Um, thinking of how to get revenge on the person who made you go? (DaphnetheRed@yahoo.com)

Hey...it IS kinda high up there on the map and all...

1. Will I be able to breathe the atmosphere in Huntsville, Alabama? (dorr@jam.rr.com)