Saturday, November 5th, 2005
11:16 pm - Happy Guy Fawkes Day  
Man, was it ever a lovely day. It was bright and sunny, and got up to seventy around mid-afternoon, so I had the windows and doors open to let in some fresh air. I did spend much of the day inside working on getting the new machine up and running (I'm using the new machine to type this, so it worked), but I did get out on my bike for a while this afternoon. I did nine miles on the bike path, along with most of the rest of South County. It was crowded, but there no real speed bumps. It really was a lovely day to ride.

Tonight I heard fireworks off in the distance, so someone was celebrating the day. We used to always have a party back when I was in college, and I rekindled the tradition during my last couple of years in grad school. We burned Reagan and Tip O'Neill in effigy at one. Those were the good old days...
 
 
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DebetEsse: Matchesdebetesse on November 6th, 2005 - 04:30 am
It was up into the 80s here, today.

I'm hoping it doesn't remember that it's November until after I leave for CA, because the climate-change shock is going to be bad enough coming back for Thanksgiving.

I've had the damn rhyme in my head all day.
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arlissarliss on November 6th, 2005 - 05:50 am
Ooo, burning in effigy! We totally should have done that!

I actually turned on the AC in the east-facing bedroom. Morning sun had heated it up, and it never would have cooled in time to sleep comfortably tonight. It was a gorgeous day here today, too, and freakily warm. Perfect, in fact, for any time of year.

I'm glad you got out on your bike.
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Cindycindywrites on November 6th, 2005 - 10:35 am
Why Tip?
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DXMachinadxmachina on November 6th, 2005 - 12:04 pm
He was the leader of the Democrats at the time, and my housemate was a Republican and wanted equal time. Plus, fire pretty.
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Cindycindywrites on November 6th, 2005 - 12:18 pm
Heh, and quite possibly beer foamy.
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Suesusano on November 6th, 2005 - 12:50 pm
It was a beautiful day here too. And the trees are all golden, so the light was ridiculous is was so beautiful.

I haven't celebrated Guy Fawkes day since university either. I hadn't actually heard of Guy Fawkes Day until I went to university.
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vw bugvwbug on November 6th, 2005 - 01:46 pm
It really was lovely. I'm glad you were able to get out and enjoy it a bit.
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