For dinner, bunny_hugger took me to a pleasantly quirky place: the Travelers Club International Restaurant and Tuba Museum.( Collapse )
Meanwhile, back home, my mother had met up with some of her rowdy college friends and they were off to reunion weekend.
Trivia: Japan joined the Allies against Germany on 23 August 1914, with an amphibious attack on Tsingtao. The colony's fortifications had been based on the assumption of a naval attack, with landward fortifications designed to check the Boxers. The German garrison would surrender on 7 November. Source: The First World War, Hew Strachan.
Currently Reading: Beyond Singularity, Editors Jack Dann, Gardner Dozois.