The end of the video is particularly poignant.
The bill passed by a vote of 52 to 1.
I was going to write that I was a slug again this Saturday, but instead I'm going to frame it as, "I had a relaxing day." That way it doesn't sound like a bad thing.
At around 5:15, I ran to the grocery store mostly to pick up some noodles for the dish I wanted to make for dinner. At the entrance to the store, or more specifically, at the entrance to the produce section was a bin of huge seeded watermelons. They were huge, they were very green, and they were $4.99 each. I have been looking for seeded watermelon for quite a while now. I'm tired of what seems to be a sacrifice of taste for the convenience of being seedless, so I've pretty much stopped buying seedless watermelon.
Robert arrived shortly after I returned from the grocery store and after agreeing to wait an hour or so for dinner, he helped me de-seed the watermelon. We ate bunches of it while we worked, as it was deliciously sweet. And it's only going to get better as it gets colder.
I prepared a dinner consisting of shrimp cocktail, cucumber slices dripped with sesame-ginger dressing, and a pasta dish of rotini noodles, mushroom Alfredo sauce, boiled diced chicken breast marinated in soy sauce, and cuts of sugar snap peas. Quite a nice array not only aesthetically, but bursting with a plethora of flavors of well.
We had a fair number of dancers tonight—Carl, Bill, Geromy, me, Robert, Rick, and Rob. Michael showed up right before the dancing stopped at 10:30. The crowd picked up as the night progressed, which always boosts the enjoyment factor of dancing, at least for me.
Alex arrived at about 9:45, and Joe shortly after that. Robert and I actually hung around after dancing for a change, where the drinking pace progressed to the point that it felt like this:
I'm just saying...