We made apple crisp and watched an episode of Star Trek. And talked about budget. Huzzah!
I am quite glad my city did not get the Olympics. I am also glad for the case in point about Athens. Well, I'm not glad for Athens or Greece, it's terrible, but somebody who'd visited there recently said that the Olympics had been good for them because it greatly improved the transportation infrastructure or something like that. It's good to have that rebutted (21 out of 22 stadiums built for it are unused, the spending for the Olympics is blamed by some for current fiscal instability). China is able to shrug off these sorts of consequences (is it really?), but my city probably couldn't.
The elbow is acting up again. I'll try not to make it an excuse for not working hard, but also not to turn it into a reason I can't work hard for the rest of the year.
I think I'll get a flower for the wife, but she won't be back until late in the evening. However, she'd see it in the morning. I'd do it tomorrow, but I'm going to the gym after work. Life gets complicated.
Dear Wife: We won't raise our children like this. There will be plenty of hardship and negative feedback.
Speaking of hardship and negative feedback, The People vs George Lucas sounds like an interesting project, but I don't know how watchable it will be.
In conclusion: I am hungry.
Teh Wife went to her first yoga class yesterday. I did not investigate whether she improved her strength.
Speaking of strength, the other day at the gym I was fiddling around with farmer's walks, and this huge guy chides me with something I knew: he told me I should go heavier, because I've been walking around for a minute with these things, so they're not heavy enough to get me stronger. Anything you can do for a minute just won't get you stronger. And then gave a short lecture on grip strength. I feel bad because I was making fun of yoga here for that exact same reason.
The turnstile thingy for the train wasn't working today, so they just opened up the door for us to go in free. Monthly pass, so it doesn't matter. Today is the first day of service reductions. The problem is that the transit system is horribly underfunded. People may try to blame the union or something. Sure, the city and the union are trying to dick each other. But there are a lot of dicks flying around. The simple fact is that it takes money to make the trains run on time and there just isn't any.
I guess it's time for lunch. There's probably something I can eat somewhere.
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