October 12th, 2001

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Toil again

Last night, I finally got around to doing some more digging on the drainpipe. I made some good progress, but there's so much that remains to be done.

I uncovered a hole in the drainpipe about twice the size of my palm. I was able to fit both hands into the whole at once.

During the digging, I was thinking, "this sucks. I wonder if we can possibly afford to get it fixed by a professional." When I finished, though, I didn't feel too badly--I went on to try to do other housework.

Today, though, I feel fairly sore. Most of it is a pleasant soreness, but the soreness of my belly muscles keeps making me think that some sort of digestive distress is going on.
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Del's

Today we went to Del's again for lunch. I'd been thinking about a fish sandwich all morning, so ordered one.

The fish sandwich contained three big pieces of battered fish, of about the total volume of my foot. This was served on a round sandwich bun. The sandwich bun was able to touch roughly the middle third of the fish.

To my surprise, I was able to eat it as a sandwich without making too much of a mess. It was as tasty as I expected.

I am so full. I want to lie down on the carpet and sleep it off.

There seems to be a tradition in this neighborhood of massive fish sandwiches. I can think of at least three different places that make fish sandwiches big enough to be a meal for two.
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Sneaky Art

I noticed One Over Zero today. At first, I thought it was going to be awesomely stupid. But the more I read, the more I appreciated it. It's got some subtly backhanded implications about theology and justice. It's affecting my thoughts in interesting ways.