A friend just called me to wish me happy Katrinaversary. I had forgotten (a troubling omen of things to come?), but I was able to secure some cotton so's that we can celebrate right. The odd thing is that right after I hung up the phone -- I was in the car -- I turned up the volume of the radio and heard a DirecTV commercial featuring "New Orleans Saints running back Reggie Bush." On AM radio. In Washington D.C.. I wasn't sure how to read it, but it was definitely a sign. Now's when I spout some trite yearbook quotation like, "What a long strange trip it's been." I guess.
Now back to your regularly scheduled slacking