2003.05.13

Blown away

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Chicago was, for once, a Very Windy City, and more than once I thought that my parents’ house would blow down from the gale. It also meant fun at the airport, as the entire population of the city seemed to be present, waiting to rebook flights that had been cancelled by the windstorm. Mine hadn’t been, but I still had to wriggle through this mass of humanity to get checked in. Once I got through security, it was a completely different story: total ghost town. Glad I got there two hours early, though, because I barely squeaked by in time.

On the other hand, there were lots of thunderstorms, a phenomenon I miss dearly in the northwest. And it’s always good to see family.


Note to self: do not confuse needs with wants. You don’t need a cute & sexy new digital camera. You don’t need a cute & sexy 30GB iPod. You can’t possibly need a cute & sexy new car.

Hmm, this little exercise doesn’t seem to be working too well, because I’m drooling again.


Things are happening at work — portentious, perhaps? — but I don’t think I should talk about them yet. Keep posted.


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