So leaving a day early meant marathon packing session. My eternal love goes to the first person to tell me what vital item I forgot. Extra credit if you tell me before I leave at 7 AM tomorrow.
Trains, Planes, and Automobiles
Storm successfully (maybe? hopefully? please?) avoided, thanks to about five hours on hold. Leaving for New York tomorrow morning, JFK Wednesday afternoon, Ataturk Thursday morning.
Getting really excited about the whole abroad thing. I’m going to use this for updates from Istanbul since a fair number of the people I really care to keep updated are already here. Except I don’t do a fantastic job updating this even under normal circumstances, so if its been a while since I’ve posted something here, yell at me.
Forty Years Later: How 'Oregon Trail' Was Born →
theatlantic: longreads: For the next two weeks, Dillenberger and Heinemann spent each night wedged into a tiny computer office—a former janitor’s closet at Bryant Junior High School—tapping code into a teletype machine. The teletype was a screen-less, electromechanical typewriter connected via telephone to a mainframe computer that could issue prompts, receive commands, and run primitive...
Maps, bitches. →
(She use that butter) Now I ain’t sayin’ she a belt buster (Paula Deen) But...– Belt Buster submitted by GTG (via noonemanshouldhaveallthatflour)
A wizard is never late, nor is he early. He arrives precisely when he means to.
If you're reading this I should probably apologize...
Though I don’t remember why.
Fun facts I'm learning about Turkey
In the 16th century Lesbians were some of the fiercest Christian pirates