September 17th, 2009

krazy koati

And an awful lot of running to do

For Monday, to be my last full day with bunny_hugger, we had another completely open schedule and slightly better weather than the day before. I had wanted to leave open the possibility of going to Great Adventure; while I dislike the company (I worked there one summer), I like her much more, and besides Six Flags is bankrupt anyway so there's sure to be some token change in management before they get back out again. She thought two amusement park visits in such short order would be too much, and probably she was right.

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It also introduced her to Circus Lupus, The Circus of Wolves. And Al Peck's Used Fruit. So it was a happy night that closed with a long time spent sitting on the couch, talking about us, and holding each other, long, long into our last night together for this visit.

Trivia: Lieutenant Thomas Selfridge flew with Orville Wright for about five minutes on 17 September 1908 in the Flyer Model A before the crash, which was the first fatal crash in powered aviation. Source: Over Land And Sea: The Dramatic Story Of The Great Aviation Pioneer Glenn H Curtiss, Robert Scharff, Walter S Taylor.

Currently Reading: Napoleon On The Art of War, Edited by Jay Luvaas.

Sudden realization: ``Humoresque'' is kind of the same song as ``Sweet Georgia Brown'', at least in its key refrain, only played at a constant tempo.