A Sign from God?

April 4, 2005

L.A. StoryOK, here’s a weird one: Remember the movie L.A. Story, the California farce in which a washed-up weatherman begins reading personal messages in a sign displaying traffic conditions?

This morning I went back to work for the first time in a year and a half. A closed exit forced me to take a little detour which takes me past a marquee that shows the current stock indices: Dow Jones, NASDAQ. Just as I went past the sign, something about it caught my eye. I looked and saw the scrolling letters rolling away, and they read:


Jon Reid

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As an American missionary kid who grew up in Japan, I'm a child of two cultures, while not fully belonging to either. This gives me a sightly different view of the world.

7 responses to A Sign from God?

  1. Holy Possessed Street Sign Batman!
    That movie is on my top 10. I wonder what it would say if I drove by?

  2. I think technically it’s a sign from A.G. Edwards. 🙂

  3. Hey, I know what sign you’re talking about. That is weird.

  4. ..sort of like that Tom Cruise movie , as well , where the advertising is aimed at each person’s DNA scan …
    Although that slogan could apply to every one of us wretches …

  5. I believe it is so — especially if it felt terribly personal to you.. How’s work goin!? 😀

  6. HAH! Did someone forget to close the italics tag?! 😛

  7. Ha, you’re right Kryx. I did forget to close the tag. *blush*