June 22nd, 2011

krazy koati

Every summer we can rent a cottage in the Isle of Wight, if it's not too dear

Before bunny_hugger needed physical therapy we had thoughts of going to Cedar Point on this visit. She wasn't sure she'd be up to that and we cast about for alternatives. The one most appealing to me was Greenfield Village or the Henry Ford Museum. I'd been to the Museum once before, decades ago (ouch), but it's the sort of eclectic collection of ``what was Henry Ford thinking?'' that wouldn't wear off its appeal to me too easily.

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Back home was one of those inevitable sadnesses: the e-mail from United about how I could now check in for my flight home.

Trivia: The curved-dash Oldsmobile of 1903 sold for $650. The Ford Model C sold for $950. Source: Wondrous Contrivances: Technology At The Threshold, Merritt Ierley.

Currently Reading: Baseball In The Garden Of Eden: The Secret History Of The Early Game, John Thorn. Hey, ratmmjess, you get a little mention in the endnotes for the Nick Carter page, about the body-swapping gender-bending arch-villain Dazaar.