It’s been quite a day. I woke up this morning with a sore throat and severely upset stomach, so I spent the day in bed. I was lucky enough to get an Amazon.com order, though, including a CD of cartoon theme music. Lots of fun there.
But a major winter storm’s coming, so I had to go out at 3:30 to get new tires on my truck, plus chains, and a few bags of sand for the back. I went to a local Costco first, and after standing in line at their tire service for a good ten minutes, was informed that they were all out of tires that fit my truck. This, despite them having signs out advertising tires that fit my truck. *sigh*
So then I ran down to Merchant’s Tire and Auto to buy four new tires. That went swimmingly, except that (dummy that I am) I just bought the four
I wandered over to a local Giant’s, bought a copy of PC Magazine and Yahoo! Internet Life (which had two articles by Jon Katz, frequent /. contributor), then ate dinner at McDonald’s while I read my magazines. Then I wandered back to Merchant’s, where they were