Saalon just left the house. We definitely had a successful weekend.
Saturday morning was spent cleaning, then finishing my pond. Yep, it’s done — all that I want to do now is add a few more rocks around the pond to make it look a little more natural. Then Saalon arrived, and after working out directions for his Mom to go down to a relative’s to stay, we watched various episodes of Cowboy Bebop (a very fun action/adventure space
The weather was comfortable for Sunday and the Maryland Renaissance Fair; somewhat humid but with a nice temperature. A few minutes after I woke up, my parents left for church, then I fully got up and went upstairs to rouse Saalon, who had just woken up. The trip to the fair was uneventful, and nothing particularly noteworthy happened at the fair. Saalon had a huge turkey leg for lunch (“to complete the experirence”), and I spent 45 minutes waiting in line to do a wall climb. That was fun, though; everyone got three tries, but amazingly enough I made it up on the first try. It’s somewhat difficult, but not as hard as I expected.
Then we came back to my house, where we watched chunks of Battle Athletes Victory (a fun show about
Saalon and I also got a chance to compare notes about J. Michael Straczynski’s Rising Stars comic book series, which is a very impressive dramatic story about superheroes who act very human, in a very human world. We’re each getting different issues and telling each other what happens.
Back to work tomorrow. I’m starting to get into the swing of things now. And we’ll be bringing in a User Interface company to help us out this week. I half expected to violently disagree with them on a lot of issues, so it should be interesting.