Today should have been
Oh well... it will make things more convenient when I leave work early this afternoon, in order to hurry home and pack. I just realized last night: I'm flying to NYC this evening! Just a long weekend trip, to visit family and see Rent and stuff. Should be a really fun time, even if the whole trip kind of snuck up on me.
That is, if the thunderstorms don't ground my plane. Hopefully it will be fine... but I'd better bring a good book (or two) just in case we're delayed.
Side discussion: this is really confusing, the word "bike". How did it manage to get itself used for two very different vehicles? It is especially confusing because now I like to ride both bicycles and motorcycles! I find that I am never able to express myself properly anymore without resorting to full words.
I maintain that the word "bike" should only be for bicycles. After all, the word "motorcycle" doesn't contain a "bi" root at all, whereas "bicycle" does.
The strange thing is that "biker" has become so strongly associated with motorcycles, that bicycle riders have taken to calling themselves "cyclists". Which is especially silly, because "cycle" is in both words, but "bike" is only in "bicycle"!
While it should only make sense to call a bicycle rider a "biker", it is unfortunately way too late. The term "bike" is too deeply rooted in