June 20th, 2011

krazy koati

You can knit a sweater by the fireside

Thursday we had no plans for rehabilitation or any other obligations, and I didn't figure on answering the phone no matter how frantic they were back at work. We had better plans for what to do instead.

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Trivia: The German delegates invited to the second International Commission of Weights and Measures, designed to address the problems of making the metric system more universally useful and accepted, stayed home. The commission held its first meeting in Paris on 8 August 1870, a couple of weeks into the Franco-Prussian War. Source: The Measure Of All Things: The Seven-Year-Odyssey That Transformed The World, Ken Alder.

Currently Reading: An Incomplete and Inaccurate History of Sport, Kenny Mayne.

[ PS: Was it just me not being too observant or was the Internet dead this weekend? I almost had to pay attention to my Friends list, for crying out loud, instead of just seeing that it kept on scrolling away. ]