When I can’t pee, the terrorists win

Well, we’ll see how long Wayan’s beloved trash cans last now. In response to today’s arrests over the pond, our security overlords have leaped into action, making all flyers safe from the threats posed by shampoo and contact lens solution. In the words of my friend Mick, “Hey, the TSA has now banned drinks on planes. I feel much safer. If they just ban people on planes, we should cover all our bases.” If you’re flying out of our area airports, get there early. Say, about an hour earlier than you would need to leave if you were driving to your destination. In Europe.

If you’re on the metro and want to use the bathroom, tough – they’re “closed to the public until further notice” according to the above article. I’d meant to use the above photo, taken at one of the venues from the Fringe Festival, to point out how some areas have found more economical alternatives to automatic flushing toilets, but I decided to use it here since for you metro riders this might be the last one you get to see for a while….

This post appeared in its original form at DC Metblogs

Well I used to say something in my profile about not quite being a “tinker, tailor, soldier, or spy” but Tom stole that for our about us page, so I guess I’ll have to find another way to express that I am a man of many interests.

Hmm, guess I just did.

My tastes run the gamut from sophomoric to Shakespeare and in my “professional” life I’ve sold things, served beer, written software, and carried heavy objects… sometimes at the same place. It’s that range of loves and activities that makes it so easy for me to love DC – we’ve got it all.


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