December 23, 2008
Ah New Jersey.
Remind me to never, ever trust my GPS for plotting the route from Boston to here. Yes, the George Washington Bridge gives you a nice view of Manhattan, and fills me with nostalgia for when my mom was living on the island (and I had my own little microstudio apartment - wah) but trying to cut through just after rush hour, not so much.
Video of the Moment
--Alas, a little too good to be true (though I guess in response to a real event), it's John Clarke and Bryan Dawe on the 7.30 Report. Still I admire the "Sportscenter" like pacing of it.
Quote of the Moment
"I am not going back to that filthy decade without some Purell!"
--France in "American Dad", planning for some time travel to the 70s
Link of the Moment
Obama vs Putin vs Clinton '93: the shirtless battle.
Ah New Jersey, land of cheap, no-self-serve gas....
Even when not armed, the house security system announces every open door as "fault", eg "fault: front door" Couldn't it just say 'open'?
Yesterday I learned the value of windshield wiper fluid... ya don't miss it 'til it's gone. Or possibly frozen.
"The winter sky of southeastern Alaska is a Talmud of gray, an inexhaustible commentary on a Torah of rain clouds and dying light." -Chabon
Hm. Maybe I should replace my PC desktop with one of my laptops. With an external monitor and kbd, I think this would be a better system.
Hard to remember that the rest of the world isn't stopped with you when you're on vacation.