Yo, Adriana! (Slick Flag Report)

Jan 29, 2010
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Couldn't find my copy of Catcher in the Rye at home, but it appears to be available at Norlin.

Speaking of J.D. Salinger, I almost forgot one of my favorite book openings by another New Hampshire writer:

I am doomed to remember a boy with a wrecked voice—not because of his voice, or because he was the smallest person I ever knew, or even because he was the instrument of my mother’s death, but because he is the reason I believe in God...

John Irving – A Prayer for Owen Meany

Yay, Adriana passed her Masters comps!! Congrats. It's time for some New Belgium beer.

Dave and I hit flag today, and I'd have to say conditions were borderline. The Dave Dicey-ness Scale (last calibrated in 1998 over at NIST) was pegged in the red.

Still, we made it home safely, and in truth, most of the road was bone-dry. It's just that the shady spots were still pure ice.


iSean's Colorado Daily photo reminded Dave of something he couldn't articulate...until now. Behold iDog!!

Let the alterations to this photo continue!


Noah's now thrown his hat in the ring

Thanks, Noah!