Uni and thieves
Fri, 10 Nov 2000 13:59:45 -0500
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I usually only think about uni once or twice a year. This morning I was at
Wittenburg University visiting the campus with my daughter. In the biology lab
we were looking at sea urchins and talking about just what uni really is. I
suspect I line up with Jeff Bone on its edibility.
Kragen Sitaker wrote:
> Went out to dinner at a sushi place last night with Jamie and her old
> boyfriend Robert. I ordered uni, expecting it to be utterly inedible
> from Jeff Bone's posts about it, but it turned out to be fairly
> innocent stuff.
> There was a street musician with a flute outside the restaurant. We
> stood and listened to him for a while. Jamie said his music was
> haunting; I thought it was merely pretty. I left him some money.
> We went to Twice Sold Tales, Jamie's bookstore. I was standing and
> chatting with Jamie's friend Art about TRS-80 schematics when the theft
> alarm went off. Jamie, I, and her employee Nathan chased the book
> thief for a couple of blocks; I gave up the chase when he ducked into a
> dark parking lot. He'd dropped a book; I hope he'd only taken one.
> It's fortunate I didn't catch him; I've never come quite as close to
> smashing someone's skull as I did last night.
> A bit more excitement than I expected to get out of a bookstore visit.
> "I don't think he'll come back," opined Jamie upon our return.
> Chatted with Marilyn on the phone for about 45 minutes this morning.
> Sounds like things are going well for her. Sounds like our
> relationship was really good for her, all told. (It was good for me
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> Kragen Sitaker <http://www.pobox.com/~kragen/>
> Perilous to all of us are the devices of an art deeper than we ourselves
> -- Gandalf the Grey [J.R.R. Tolkien, "Lord of the Rings"]
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