segway or the highway

July 2, 2007
So, I've got pictures and what not from my trip to Chicago, but for now I'll just post some videos from a Segway tour I took. Of course, I didn't really need another tour of Chicago, per se; I just wanted to try out a Segway. And it was pretty fun!

Sarah was our capable and befreckled tour guide:
This is me noodling around. Segways are pretty responsive (I was surprised that turning is done with a rotating thing on the handgrips, for some reason I thought it was all body language driven) and I don't need to be throwing my weight into it quite as much as I am here:

And then I had to harass the local wildlife.

So, I can scratch that of the list of things to do...

Article of the Moment
Infants quickly learnt that using tactics such as fake crying and pretend laughing could win them attention. By eight months, more difficult deceptions became apparent, such as concealing forbidden activities or trying to distract parents' attention.
--from this article on how people become fibbers much earlier than previously thought.