too much going on for me to post anything lengthy, but here's the brief summary of the last week:
went to boston for <a href="http://www.oscom.org/Conferences/Cambridge/">OSCOM 3</a>, which was ok. stayed with kam out in mission hill. got to hang out with <a href="http://www.goatee.net/">joe</a> between sessions. tuck came down thursday night and we went out to see <a href="http://www.prickmusic.com/">Prick</a> play at the Middle East. i didn't have very high hopes for the show since Kevin is notorious for not liking to tour or play live. i was pleasantly surprised to find that they are fantastic live. played almost all of the first album, including 'Make Believe', which i totally wasn't expecting. i felt bad though because there were only about 200 people at the show. at $10/ticket, there's no way the band was operating at a profit. hopefully they had more people at the (better advertised) long island show the next night.
friday night, through a miracle of organization, we managed to get me, <a href="/users/tuck">tuck</a>, <a href="/users/emile">emile</a>, <a href="/users/kamden">kam</a>, <a href="/users/jere">jere</a>, <a href="/users/matti">matti</a>, nigel, teri, and eventually <a href="http://www.superultramega.com/">jP</a> all together for vegan chinese food and drinks. those of us who were left at midnight went out and saw <a href="http://disney.go.com/disneypictures/findingnemo/index.html">Finding Nemo</a>, which was quite amusing after all those beers.
saturday tuck, kam, and i only left kam's apartment to pick up some chinese take-out from down the block. the rest of the day was spent watching movies, playing GTA: Vice City, and working our way through a case of PBR.
sunday morning was dim sum in chinatown with jP, his brother, and some assorted other folks and then heading back to nyc.
while i was gone, lani and i's gerbils gave birth to four little baby gerbs. i guess that answer's the questions we had about what genders they are. we didn't even realize that they were pregnant. the babies are tiny, hairless and have little stubs for tails. if anyone wants a couple, let me know in the next few weeks. leftovers get donated back to the pet store.