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Jesus fuck. I had a busy random weekend.

I go from bemoaning being at home on a Saturday night to hardly seeing my couch this past weekend. Friday night was looking typical. I rented some anime, and settled down to watch them. Somehow I never got to them for some reason I cannot now remember. Saturday night, as reported by [livejournal.com profile] poisonhand, I went to the wedding of Christie Brooks and co-worker James Renaud. A wild time was had by all, and I believe the couple have now safely fled the country to Europe. They say it's for the honeymoon, but I think we know the real reason...

Then came my introduction to the world of the Tiny Rocket Kitten of Terror. On Sunday night. Who knew a Sunday could be so eventful? My entry of that night, although terse and focused, is fairly complete. Let your imagination run with those words, then attenuate it a bit-- although I had an amazing time meeting her, I didn't have that kind of amazing time :) It was crazy, but nothing untoward or unclothed happened. Hopefully I'll see her again. :)

And finally, to cap off one of the most insane weekends probably since I graduated college, I was invited to dine with [livejournal.com profile] quasilaur. In case you don't know... [livejournal.com profile] quasilaur lives in Chicago, IL. And, if you look at my profile, you'll see that I live in Ann Arbor, MI. If you're curious, do a quick city-to-city search on MapBlast and you'll see that it's about 3 hours and 39 minutes (in theory) to get there. So, [livejournal.com profile] quasilaur was working me over relentlessly on AIM to come out, making tempting claims to offers of PIE and cider.

So after some (too much) deliberation, I finally said to myself: "Fuck it." I hopped in the car, fueled up, got some food, and set off on my way. I really wish I would have made up my mind earlier, since I'd begun considering things seriously around 3:30pm or so, but didn't leave until 5:30pm. The trip took about 4 hours. Albeit briefly, I saw parts of Michigan that I've never seen before. I zoomed past Holland, MI, home of the infamous Slashdot.org. I cruised through Battle Creek, home of what might be sitting on your table for breakfast. I cheered when I saw the Illinois border, then groaned when I realized that I was hitting something that we don't have in Michigan: Toll roads. What a pain in the ass.

Then finally, I saw Chicago. But, due to traffic and general mixups in my Internet-acquired directions, it still took me about another hour with final guidance from mission control to finally land in alien territory. (I was about to make a link to a map where I ended up, but on second thought, the people in that vicinity might not appreciate it.) I was met by cell-phone wielding, uber-hyper [livejournal.com profile] quasilaur, with whom I wandered down the street to a lil diner place called Clarks staffed by punxsie types and with campy Mom posters saying "Oh, my, you should eat". Quasilaur has already written a bit about the meeting in her journal, so in my tired state, I'll refrain from rehashing too much. But, I was happy to meet [livejournal.com profile] soulhakr, Amy, Alida, and Tony. I almost didn't remember their names :) Too much input. Wandered around with them, and unfortunately I'd caught them all at the tail end of their night, so members of the motley peeled off for respective homes and things until finally it was a few of us hovering around my car as I was procrastinating leaving.

But finally, I left, after hugs and hand clasps. It was 11pm or so Chicago time, but since I'd been using my cell phone as a watch, I didn't realize it was actually 12am my time. (My cell phone conveniently readjusts itself when crossing timezones. Wheee!) So I got home at 4am. Ouch. Crash. Zzzz....

Anyway. What a fucking weekend. Fuck. I hope to do it all again, but next time spread things out over a few weekends or something :)
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