2) I realized while walking to the bus that if there are any flappers left alive at all, they're probably in nursing homes sitting quietly. This made me sad.
3) I see that they are remaking "The taking of Pelham 123". This made me sad too. Then I saw that it stars Denzel Washington and John Travolta. This made me even sadder.
But Trillian Stars is here, and that makes me very happy. She's reading Flora Segunda. I'm reading John Mcphee's "Rising from the plains." Or at least I will be when I click "post".