It was a snake.( Collapse )
This brought the day to a close, happy at the time even if too soon. After the drive that felt to bunny_hugger satisfyingly short we took the hotel by surprise by wanting our bags un-checked (they had to find the check-in clerk, and find someone who had the luggage room key; in their defense, it was past midnight) and figuring when we'd need to be up. It would be early. She had her interview in just a few hours.
Trivia: According to a waitress there in the 1920s, Milton Hershey preferred eating ``simple food'' in his own restaurant at the amusement park, alone, and taking his time afterward to smoke a cigar. Source: Sweets: A History Of Temptation, Tim Richardson.
Currently Reading: Andromeda Breakthrough, Fred Hoyle, John Elliot. Based, it says, on the TV show that I never heard of, but as an early 60s BBC presentation I can kind of imagine it on black-and-white videotape with grey Britons chatting about how the whole world is being unfortunately destroyed although they'll carry on somehow. For some reason it's a planet in the Andromeda Galaxy trying to destroy Earth, when I'd think the constellation would be far-yet-near enough for a menace.