So far, I’ve hit every wall in the house at least twice, and I crashed into a 16×20-inch picture frame, shattering the glass. I realized, belatedly that I was driving as if seated in a car, and leaving too much room on the right for the non-existent passenger side. Doing a little better this AM.
Lying on the floor yesterday, I realized that increasingly I am trapped in body hardware that is steadily breaking down. The CPU and software are still good, but that’s about it. I can walk a little, but it’s more difficult than even last week’s efforts. To be honest, this not fun.
Friend Dennis Nicholson came over for our Friday morning coffee confab, complete with fresh scones from Peet’s. Dennis is just back from hiking Zion Narrows with two friends. Looks like it was a great trip, wet feet notwithstanding. Dennis says the Canyon is only 12 feet wide in places and the water ranges from a few inches to waist deep. Once upon a time, I’d have jumped at the opportunity to make this trip.
Dennis also filled me in on Nathan Myhrvold’s latest project, a 6-volume “Modernist” cookbook that explains at some length the science behind each recipe. Starting to have some inkling of what Stephen Hawking‘s life must be like…