We drove by three thrifts (two Salvo's and a Goodwill) but they were closed. Rochester Goodwill's are open on Sunday, I don't know why Buffalo ones aren't. It makes a good excuse to go to the Goodwill near Millenium next Sunday.
Speaking of Millenium (the suburban game store) I made it to the local March boardgaming meet. I wasn't able to get in on any hex and counter wargames, but I did play TTR, which I would have won if I hadn't made a mistake getting to Santa Fe. Next I played my first ever game of Catan, and lost miserably. I'm going to pick up Catan when one of us get paid.
Thumbsucker, it's hard to beat what I read on imdb, "emo Napoleon Dynamite", complete with Elliot Smith soundtrack. It's a bildungsroman sort of film, a neurotic 17 year old seeks comfort from life by sucking his thumb, until his orthodontist (Keanu, who steals the movie) cures him of it, and he becomes an experience seeking asshole.
If winning a Nobel isn't enough proof of brilliance, Paul Krugman's Peddling Prosperity is so well written I can understand economics. He explains where supply siders came from, and their effects on the US (disappointing, but not disastrous). He also talks about international trade, deficits, and inflation. He says foreign competition isn't the job destroyer that the media makes it out to be. I have to track down more Krugman.
I started seeds the other night, seven year old helped me. So far it's mostly basil, with some parsley, cilantro, sugar peas and tomatoes. I have Square Foot Gardening, I'm trying to use it this time.
Speaking of seven year old, she dragged her 3/4 guitar (thanks flicker) out the other day and said I promised to teach her. I did, and if it rains this evening I may teach her a few notes, I even clipped my talons.
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