Nov 16, 2001
Nick finished his Americorps VISTA service today. Congrats, Nick! Now he gets a check for $5,000, but that goes straight to the bank to pay for school loans. Nick’s flying to Chicago this weekend; he’ll visit us in North Carolina after Thanksgiving, then travel with Dad and Dot and Matt (and Dot’s sons) to Costa Rica for a Latin American Christmas. Dad and Dot are in Arizona tonight, there to visit with Grandma and Jack and Judy. Dad tells me that Jack’s father, Steve, is ill, so Judy won’t be able to join Larry and the group for the hike into the Grand Canyon. Steve, we offer our thoughts and prayers. You hikers, take lots of water and come back safely.
Are you happy with your current e-mail address? If you are a Zuiker by name, consider using the free e-mail account through this website. Sign up for free firstname.lastname@example.org e-mail account by clicking on this link. (Anyone can sign up for this; you need not be named Zuiker to join us.) Another way to get your personal e-mail address is to buy your own domain name (zuiker.com is an example of a domain name). Here’s one good deal: for $25, you own your domain name for two years, and you can have e-mail forwarded to your current email account. Go to www.dotearth.com for this deal. If this is confusing to you, send me a message, and I’ll help you get your personal e-mail.
Dinner tonight was pork chops and potatoes, with a red onion and beef broth gravy. My first meat-and-potatoes meal; I usually make rice with meat or fish. With dinner we drank a bottle of Joseph Drouhin 2001 Beaujolais Nouveau, the first of 2001 wines. I think today was the first day that beaujolais nouveau was available in the states, and the occasion reinforced my liking of wine.
Anton Zuiker ☄
© 2000 Zuiker Chronicles Publishing, LLC