stumbled upon some avian flu vectors in a city park, still classier than pigeons.
opened my home to a political science graduate from berlin. he locked up some interviews, booked a flight, arranged some couches to surf, landed in dc, and - at interview #1 - was offered the internship in renewable-energy he'd wanted. he'll be moving here permanently soon. glad to have helped in some small way.
sent in my adopt-a-family application. i used to volunteer about five weekly hours of programming to icg, but a friend convinced me to leave the technical skills at work and spend time on the front lines.
monster truck rallied. we dressed the part..
..watched superman hit a kryptonite curb.
..gasped at death defied.
..got our money's worth.