We sat out in the hot sun and the rain for the iPhones our company bought us. We didn’t really *need* to, as one could have just walked in that evening after all the excitement and easily bought one, but being in line for such stuff is great fun. We played Munchkin, read, and convened with our fellow fans.
Archive for February, 2008
Cary Grant! What a guy. My cousin Steve introduced me to him with *North By Northwest*, and just recently I finally saw *An Affair to Remember*. If you’re looking for someone to emulate, you could do a lot worse than his characters.
Los Angeles has Family Mart and Yoshinoya. I didn’t really like the atmosphere in that city, but I am jealous that they have such stuff just sitting out in the open.
1. The La Brea Tar Pits actually have bubbling black tar! Andrew and I were quite impressed. 2. Did you know that “The La Brea Tar Pits” means “The The Tar Tar Pits”?
We visited Pismo Beach, and I found various areas of the sidewalk were labeled with a letter-number pair. One of them was [particularly meaningful](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pismo#PowerBook_G3_.28FireWire.29) for us Mac fans…
Every time I think I’ve seen pretty much every bizarre creature that people have discovered, I run into something like this. You should see the rainbows rippling along its body in person some time.