S. Worthen (owlfish) wrote,
S. Worthen


  • I don't know that I'm cheering on any particular country, but I am cheering on a particular athlete. Shawn Johnson is from West Des Moines, just down the road from where I grew up.

  • I loved the movable type dance in the opening ceremonies! Talk about an accessible way to communicate aspects of history of technology!

  • I've been thinking about Toronto a lot this week. The Olympics aren't there and they could have been. Toronto bid for these games. I went down to Union Station for the proto-celebration when the decision was made back in 2001, big screen, balloons, magnets. As parties go, it was a bit of a hollow one since the city didn't get the games. I still have the magnets though.

  • Such Stuff as Dreams are Made on

    I went to my first immersive theatre performance on Friday, a combination of trusting the parameters of something based on The Tempest and…

  • Nutcracker

    We had tickets today to go see the Nutcracker, the English National Ballet at the London Coliseum. Back in December, in preparation, we checked out…

  • Fire in the morning/Spelling arrgh

    Yesterday, walking down Euston Road, I was surprised to see a man juggling fire, even though it was morning. I'm not sure why fire-juggling does not…

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