Two unique things I did this weekend:
1. Helped a 92-year old woman down the stairs. I was in front, and her 71-year old daughter was in back. She's an old Polish lady and said her "nyeah" just like my Grandpa did.
2. Called up Car Talk in order to be a caller on their show. I'll let you know if it happens.
Ah... a three-day week this week. I'm working my kids very hard - both grade levels - and giving them all Thanksgiving off. After all, it's the best holiday there is, isn't it? Just about - not commercial, just about something we should all do a bit more of (give thanks).
I'm not going home to Michigan, and am sifting through a few offers here in Baltimore to sit in with someone's family or hang out with friends. Just a handful of my friends are going home, so most of us out-of-staters are in a similar boat, which is nice. Thanksgiving travel is just so terrible that I'm glad I did it two weeks ago instead. I'm not sure if I'm going to sit down for any special meal with anyone, though, as I think I'd rather just be a ghost this weekend - finish up my big projects (in one case, start it), exercise a lot, and relax/reflect a bit - and give thanks that this semester is drawing to a close.
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