It's not a good blog day for me. First of all, I'm in a public space and I'm afraid I'll get in trouble 'cause I'm not doing the approved book browsing. Secondly, I've just, after being up till 3:30 AM, finally submitted my grades and now want to get away from all things electronic for at least a while.
However, I think everyone should call the City Council members who are voting for the stadium. Here's a link with the details on what happened.
I think about the stadium every time I have some hateful experience on the subway. Yesterday, as I was leaving home, I discovered that my train had been replaced by a pokey shuttle bus to downtown Brooklyn. Instead of going through that time-consuming ordeal, I walked to a neighboring train. However, my otherwise successful alternative travel plans were wrecked when a "smoke problem" between 125th and 42nd caused the "East side" trains to go out of service indefinetely, spitting me out about 1/2way to my destination. thanks.
Now, this is just the time, don't you think, that the city should be spending a huge amount of money on an unnecessary, traffic-creating, corporate boondoggle. Oh yeah, and while they're at that, why don't they do something about the public schools? Thanks to my anonymous friend in Chicago, who dug that gem about Mark Felts out of his father's pack-rat newspaper collection, as I recall. That's an excellent archive your Dad has developed, and you should be proud. It makes me smile to think of it.