August 2nd, 2007

20111112, Marilee


I was up way too late last night monitoring check-in spots. Heard from Doug Wickstrom today -- he was asleep and his wife in Eagan at the time. We've heard the good stories, of people who got off the bridge sections safely, but the stories of getting people out of submerged cars will come later.

I got up late today and installed the Verizon basic DSL stuff, then ran a full system virus check (which took a while). It's definitely a lot faster than dialup. So far, I haven't tried anything that was super-fast with BPL to see how it is with this much slower speed.

I got a call this morning that my new loveseat is here and we arranged for delivery on Monday between 2pm and 4pm. I might get the van back Monday, too, but it won't matter if I have to wait a couple of hours.

There was an excellent Tom Toles cartoon on Tuesday.