Five Things for Thursday, October 1st

1.  I’ve wanted a Saturn Sky for a long time.  I fell in love with the design, which made it look like a smaller version of the Mach V.  I saw it for the first time on Project Runway, after Jay won the first season and received it as a prize.  I wanted one right after that, but never bought one for 2 reasons: one, my car is paid off and will probably last another 4 years minimum, making the idea of having to make a car payment slightly sickening, and two, after owning a Toyota, I was afraid of getting something that could be a mechanical nightmare.  So I never bought one, and now I never will.  Goodbye, Saturn Sky and all the other Saturn models I never would have bought.  I was pulling for you.

2.  Does it make sense to feel a pang of loss when learning that a Sim has passed away?  It may be strange, but that’s what I felt. 

3.  Steven Erikson is the greatest living fantasy writer.  Bar none.  George R. R. Martin may have once had a shot at the title, but he stopped writing 5 years ago.

4.  That said, when Game of Thrones is on HBO, I will pay for the channel.

5.  Life is short.  Stuff a mushroom.

About Alan Edwards

Cancer caregiver, writer, accountant, gamer, poolboy, and dispenser of terrible advice that should never under any circumstances be followed.

Posted on October 1, 2009, in Kerfluffle and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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