Nothing quite like a walk around town to make one feel a little more alive. Helps after spending the past four days locked up in the house.
Which is not exactly fair; on Friday my parents were kind enough to bring out some emergency rations (ginger ale and baked beans; what better for when you don’t want to cook? Except chicken noodle soup, which none of us thought of). And on Saturday, I went to Guy’s Night Out, though the featured attraction was a miss. Attack of the
We did get to see the pilot episode of the new Doctor Who, and wow is it fantastic! No, seriously, I loved every minute of it, and not in a cheesy retro way. They managed to update it without losing certain essential elements (like the TARDIS). And the new Doctor is perfect; quick on his feet, very intelligent, rather scattered, and morally a bit ambiguous.
Meanwhile, today was spent at home, mainly getting back on my feet after the Death Plague last week. Paid some bills online—and why doesn’t everyone else do this? I can pay all my bills in under ten minutes, every other week.
Anyvay. I discovered I had some cash left over, so I ordered six identical webcams online. I plan to also buy a bunch of USB headsets and give one of each to my various friends spread throughout the land, so we can use Skype to talk with each other using video. Now I just wish Skype allowed videoconferencing, so that myself, Saalon, and Brennen could be in the same videophone call together. Ah well, certainly someday.