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Stupid Management plus Odd Newspaper Things.
I slept later than I expected, but the guys pushing rollers were still working on the upper section of the parking lot/road when I got up. Now it's raining and that's expected to extend through Thursday. I don't really need the van until next Monday, although I wouldn't mind having it back in before then (and I don't want the parking violations folks to think it's abandoned). I may have to see if I can get a ride out to retrieve it at least through Thursday.
I found a number of interesting things in the May 18 WashPost:
Pulitzer Prize winning critic (and fan and habitue of Capclave), Michael Dirda, reviewed a book on Charles Fort and a book with his collected works.
Crazy spaceman doesn't quite get Dune.
And for my Seattle readers, a question to the travel section:
Q. We'll be flying to Seattle next month and then taking a ferry to Orcas Island. We hear that we'll need a passport for the trip. Is that true?
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