Saturday, November 19, 2005

chagrin

the highlight of my weekends is walking downtown to my local mello joy (coffee) with my laptop, getting hopped up on free refills and loitering around whilst i surf the internet (basically what i do at home and work, only the people-watching is much better). this morning i get there and the place is dead as a doornail. apparently there's a 5k race (is it a race?) going on downtown which mandates that businesses in the area be closed. i was irked when i got there this morning, having walked with my heavy laptop (it's outdated and weighs about 80 lbs.) in the cold. it's not THAT far away, but it's the principle. i burned calories and got unnecessary exercise for nothing.

if you're interested you can see a panoramic view of the actual place i go to.

5 comments:

jenny said...

in the cold? i thought you lived in louisiana. :)

Ian McGibboney said...

I think it's cold enough here, relatively speaking. I know that means nothing to people who live in snow, but 40 here is worse than 40 up there on account of 1) humidity and 2) we are not built for cold. At all.

jenny said...

:)

el Bow said...

I wonder if you can put in a claim for your inconvenience?

The cafe looks alright but a bit light and airy. Much more of a 10:00 am cafe than a 10:00 pm cafe.

A said...

I agree with Ian, after living in Ohio for 18 years I can say for sure that it is colder down here.