Thursday, March 5, 2009

big 'ol jet airliner

don’t carry me too far away…

In Downtown News:
Try a new Aviator [local!] at Saucer tonight
Check out Local Beer Local Bands tonight
Thursday history

In Raleigh News:
‘Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me’ is coming to Raleigh
Selling body parts in Raleigh?!
Some Durham trivia

In Basketball News: (since, for many of us, March is the most wonderful time of the year)
It’s never just about giving it your best shot…
They are getting rid of the stickers on the floor this year
Bad officiating in the ACC?

In Local-ish News:
Hatteras won’t be getting off road beach access anytime soon
Bionic eyes – cool!
Mars recently had running water

In Irrelevant News:
The Science of Free Throws
I’m gonna have to disagree on this one…
Okay – High School Musical 4?? That might be too far…

There is a CAMPO [transportation] meeting tonight
Also on Thursday, a NC Symphony dinner at Humble Pie

It’s First Friday!!!
There is an awesome exhibit opening at the Raleigh City Museum
Pirates and Poker is Saturday too!
There is an 8k St. Pats run this weekend and Green Planet Catering will host an after party at Tir Na Nog

Mark your calendar:
Betty LaVette is coming July 10

What the Weather Holds:
Thurs: Sunny 59° 29°
Fri: Mostly Sunny 68° 38°
Sat: Mostly Sunny 74° 51°

Fun Stuff:
Regifting Rita! (thanks Katie)
Birds eating ice cream gallery (thanks Abby)
Passive Aggressive

Some really awesome 3D pictures (thanks Mike)
Sitting while you Sit (thanks Joann)
A little Spinal Tap for your Thursday [youtube] (thanks Sallie)

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse:
Okay – maybe the more accurate sign is that I can’t imagine giving up texting for 40 days… [but let’s be honest, there’s no way I’m alone in that…]

Happy Thursday folks!

Ashton Mae Smith