I had a really nice day in DC with my wife and son. went in to receive a government award, and they did a great job of it, then took my son to our local congresswoman's office, hit American History and Air and Space, had some gelato and came home. all in all a good day. awesome, congratulations! had a great fucking lunch from this hole in the wall southern food place. Can only get here when I don't have to work. <3 vacay. got a new bonsai. Well its not finished but I am excited. Our neighbor had a bonsai right off his driveway, one morning I was running by and saw it was missing. I think he transplanted it into his backyard - the last time the neighbor kids papered his house, they carefully hung dental floss over his bonsai. fucking kids. .... Making me happy but also filled with trepidation: I put in my early entry for the Chevron Marathon: I ran a qualifying time for early guaranteed registration (pending verification), but I also suspect I might have bit off more than I can reasonably chew.