Well, I met with “Dave” this morning (remember, the guy I met at B&N?). That was an experience.
He’s involved in a sort of MLM business, but based online and using discounts at online stores. The idea is that I sign on and get discounts at various stores. If I sign on anyone else, then when they buy stuff, I would get a small percentage kickback, as sort of a referral bonus. If I sign on a lot of people and they buy a lot of things, I get a lot of money.
He claims that this is legitimate, and I believe it. I still don’t try the whole enterprise, though. I think I was put off by the lack of material about the business; they don’t have an informational website; Dave said he prefers to “guide people through” their network. Why are they so closed off?
Unfortunately, I feel highly uncomfortable with brushing people off during
Overall, I’m glad I met with him. It’s turning out to be useless, but I’m glad I took the chance on him. It could’ve been something worthwhile, and as such, it was worth checking out.
I then did a few errands. I opened up a safe deposit box at my local bank, and placed a tape backup of my websites inside. I hope to do that every week.
I also went to the library and returned the audio recording of Heinlein’s The Cat Who Walks Through Walls that I had borrowed. It’s
Fortunately, after studying the library’s
It’s no ordinary recording, though; it’s an unabridged ensemble recording, narrated by the author, but with a full cast speaking the different parts. And, heck, they even sing the songs. It’s fantastic.
I then came home and mucked about with AtheOS programming. I finally got my test app to compile and run properly, but now I’m having trouble figuring out how to draw images. Looks like I need to install a whole bunch of libraries. I need to draw images, as my first
Then, I was off to a wedding (Caleb and Erin’s), which was fantastic. Everything went smoothly (as far as I could tell). Caleb did something I want to do at my own wedding: When he was told to kiss the bride, he looked out at the guests and winked.