Let’s see…. In March went to San Diego for the World Baseball Classic; that was cool. Driving through LA sucked, but, you know, it was a nice reminder of why not to live there. I had a nice lunch with Chris Gandhi in Pasadena, which was the main reason I failed to get the car back before the rental office closed. It was pretty much worth it.
I just put up a ton of photos on Flickr. It’s less bandwidth-heavy than hosting all of my photos on this site, certainly easier to upload, and probably easier to navigate. If the tools are there, why not use them?
I’m posting this at 5 am. Haven’t gone to sleep yet. But I have a big day today—I am going to Oakland Fan Fest at the Coliseum from 10 am to 4 pm and then going to see Of Montreal at Bottom of the Hill later tonight.
I found out this week, as reported by Wired News and a San Antonio paper, that a key provision of the former Patriot II Act (which would have allowed lots of new violations of our freedom in the name of stopping terrorism) was passed as part of the funding bill for intelligence agencies (which is kept secret as a matter of course).
Long rant continues: