After work yesterday I met Rachel and Kate at Madison Beach for a bring your own picnic. On the way to the bus I stopped at Bimbo's for a burrito dinner. Mat Brooke from Carissa's Wierd was working / reading a newspaper while I was waiting for my food. Ah. Local celebs . . . I am such a dork for being excited by sightings.
The beach was packed with a infinitely watchable crowd. When the lifeguards "closed" the swimming area, everyone left the water for five minutes and then re-entered unsupervised. It was sort of amazing that chaos didn't [doesn't?] break out on the diving platform.
Also kind of amazing: the socioeconomic gradient described by Madison Street.
Tonight after working, I stepped from the air conditioning into the early evening heat and was inspired to escape via a movie. The only thing playing at that time was Terminator 3; so I walked over to the cineplex watched it while drinking a white cherry ICEE. It was a pretty entertaining escapist summer movie.