On Thursday CNN ran a story about imported shrimp from Thailand that was really just a rehash of an old AFL-CIO report about suspected labor abuses. There was nothing new about the report or about the package CNN produced so the first question is, where is the new in this news?
I am finally home from FNCE in Denver, thoroughly unpacked, and partially over the multiple time-changes (I stayed up until a normal hour on Friday and Saturday, but last night I was physically in bed at 7:30pm - there was a little Madmen watching before actually falling asleep, but not much). In addition to the floor'o'food in Denver, I also ate with colleague
I am world-renowned for my ability to get dangerously lost
when driving, but my condition has been in check for the past few years thanks
to GPS. Unfortunately, yesterday I had a
relapse on the way to a Junior Club meeting in Honolulu when I made the fatal error of
inputting the wrong address. Worst of
all, I dragged my sweet friend down with me.
She sacrificed getting in to the meeting on time for directing me via
cell phone to where I needed to be. Half
an hour later I was still lost and we both decided it'd be best if I pulled
over while she came to get me. The
Today I woke up with a tiny knot in my stomach, knowing that
it's my parents' last full day in Hawaii. After a fabulous week packed with the very
best activities this state has to offer, they're taking the red eye back to Texas tomorrow
night. And sadly, I'm not sure when I'll
see them again because we're not going home for the holidays. So it's going to be an unpleasant
good-bye. Luckily, I have a short week
and busy weekend coming up to distract me.
We leave Thursday night for our second California wedding of the season - this time
in gorgeous Mendocino. I've never