I learned something new today. According to my co-worker, the word "mayday" is simply a bastardization of the French phrase "me aidez," meaning, "help me."
You're smart, so you probably already knew this. But I thought it was cool.
Lately I've been growing out my hair and added a beard, giving me a slight Badly Drawn Boy look. But last night, I got out of the shower and pushed my hair back, just to get it out of my face, and I looked like Steve Reeves (shout out to MST3K fans). I came very close to just shaving my head.
Esther's most recent post is easily one of the best she's written. That makes it sound as if I am reading her blog with a critical eye -- evaluating the quality of her writing and occasionally clicking my tongue in unison with the city fathers and debating whether she has become too commercial. That's silly. Her deal with T-Mobile made perfect sense.
Blatantly obvious statement of the week: "the man... should not have been drinking."
But, you know, considering that he can no longer breed; it's probably for the best.
Hobbit celebrates record-breaking sailing accomplishment.