July 29th, 2009

krazy koati

Flowers are the things we knew

While bunny_hugger and I had seen enough of the capitol we still had other things in the area to explore.

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We did have to turn in early, and for the only time before my final day when I had to be to the airport at a specific hour, set an alarm to get up. Thursday, we had decided, we were going to ride roller coasters.

Oh, and I found a picture of the sign I'd said I couldn't find a picture of yesterday. It read: ``Due to inclement weather, the Comcast Leaders & Achievers Celebration has been moved''. Again, the weather was at most moderately cloudy, as far as we could tell.

Trivia: The Lackawanna railroad was the first in the United States to have the company install cup dispensers beside watercoolers on its trains (rather than a communal dipper). Source: Small Things Considered: Why There Is No Perfect Design, Henry Petroski.

Currently Reading: The Wonderful Writing Machine, Bruce Bliven, Jr. It's a history of the typewriter, from the mid-50s, back when typewriters didn't need further explanation.