What seemed mysterious to me during the event was that my father had not called. He'd said he would in the morning to see if we could possibly meet up, to eat if not to actually see each other. But not only did I not hear him --- not surprising since I still don't recognize my phone's ring tone --- but there weren't even missed calls or voice-mail messages.( Collapse )
We were well on the way to introducing bunny_hugger to further extensions of my family.
Trivia: By 1880 there were 97,568 miles of telegraph cable strung underneath the world's oceans. Source: Empire: The Rise And Demise Of The British World Order And The Lessons For Global Power, Niall Ferguson.
Currently Reading: The Klondike Fever: The Life And Death Of The Last Great Gold Rush, Pierre Berton.