July 28th, 2012

Fiona and me in the snow

The Olympics play-by-play, and an upcoming trip

I've been spending the past few days trying to find an alternate way to listen to some kind of realiable and accessible London Olympics stream. Unfortunately, most countries block their audio streams, and definitely their video streams thanks to rights issues. It's not necessarily legal I am sure, but I"m using a vpn service with points of presence in the UK and now, as I'm writing now, Australia. I'm not too saddened about doing this and here's why. Note, rant coming up.

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Holly's family is back. Her Dad is on vacation this week, and so John wanted to go to some DC museum, so they are here until Tuesday at which time they'll head to the South Carolina beaches. Holly's Dad's boss powns a house on an island near the beach, and he's letting them borrow the house for the weekend. I'm taking off a few days to follow. I usually don't enjoy the beach, but it should be fun hanging out with the family, and I'm looking forward to it. John talked about how they'd brought fishing poles, and if that's the case, I'm all about that!

Otherwise, not much else going on now. I haven't been sleeping as much as I would have liked lately, but that is pretty much par for the course for me lately. That being said, I think I'm going to take a nap pretty soon. Back to the Olympics.