I had a chance to visit Aria, the new Greek restaurant that’s opened up in town. You would think that a college town would have a few quaint places to eat, but for the most part it really hasn’t. This surprising lack made it feel good to find a place I can walk to and enjoy.
Bec and I got to try three kinds of chocolate-covered almonds. Almond A came from [Nuts Online. ](http://nutsonline.com) Almond B came from Campbell’s Healthfood store, in Des Moines. Almond C came from [Taza! ](http://www.tazachocolate.com)
We have an awesome Indian restaurant near us called Sher-E-Punjab. I love going there, and this time I went with two friends. We have to go more often. Join me for an evening at the Indian Restaurant. Until they make it possible to send the smells and tastes of this wonderful food over the Internet, you will have to make due by looking at their awesome menu.
I’ve meant to do some blogging recently, but ended up working on Liberty Pulse. After working for around a month straight, I got burnt out on that project and had to take some time off. I celebrated the Equinox by watching the Lord of the Rings, and just tried to relax. Meanwhile, I’ve had construction work going on. I’ve had a lot going on.
Late last night, my life changed in three hours. A kid called in to Leo Laporte and asked what language he would recommend to a young person to get them started in programming. To my delight, he recommended Lisp. He said something to the effect of: “Don’t use C or C++, use a real man’s programming language, use Lisp.” This inspired me to get back into this wonderful language. It also dovetails nicely into something else about which I wanted to rant: why I don’t want to go back to college.