Spent a few days in Austin with relatives over the 4th. This will probably be the closest thing to a vacation we pull off this summer.
The promotional push for the Paul Harvey book officially kicked off on the 4th and I’ll hopefully be doing a lot of radio interviews and such through the end of the month. (I’ll keep you posted as to what, where and when.)
Mrs. Blather starts a new job this week as a design consultant at an upscale Southlake furniture store (this marks the first time in about 25 years she’s had a regular job instead of being self-employed. She may be about to go through autonomy withdrawal shock.)
Also, FOU #2 heads off to Kenya in a couple of weeks. After that we’re just hurtling toward the restart of school–including moving FOU #1 back down to Baylor. It sort of seems like this summer is ending just as it’s getting started.
Now for some links. This is stuff I happen to find interesting. If you don’t, don’t sweat it. I’m a little odd:
- Yet another reason to feel good about my coffee addiction: It’s good for your memory.
- Five new findings about water on Mars.
- A great hi-res photo ofa brakeman on the Sante Fe railway, circa 1943.
- Wonderful shot of the U.S. capital in 1925 featuring a GAO truck.
- Someone’s auctioning off a 1965 Dodge “Deora” concept car. I had this as a Hot Wheels car around 1967.
- Did Israel just receive two critical “green lights” for an attack on Iran? Light #1. Light #2.